India

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IUCN Asia and Mangroves for the Future (MFF) have produced a video showcasing MFF’s growth and impact in Asia. This video was recently premiered at...
Following the devastation of the Indian Ocean Tsunami in 2004, IUCN and UNDP recognised the vital link between healthy coastal ecosystems – especially mangroves and coral reefs – and the resilience...
IUCN India organised a capacity building workshop on REDD+ under the National Mission on Himalayan Studies (NMHS) project ‘Coping with Uncertainties...
The workshop began with a welcome address from Dr. JS Rawat, Project Director, CwU. Dr Rawat emphasized the importance of healthy ecosystems and role of forests for climate change mitigation and...
  Project title: Utilising landscape scale forest ecosystem rehabilitation as a cost effective bridge for the integrated deployment of national land-based mitigation and adaptation strategies...
From the 19th to the 21st of June 2018, the Asia Protected Areas Partnership (APAP) hosted its fourth technical workshop in Pyeongchang, Republic of...
There has been a dramatic increase in the number of protected areas over the last decade. However, in the drive to increase the number and size of protected areas, relatively less attention has been...
India has reiterated its commitment to achieving its Bonn Challenge pledge by launching the first ever country progress report. This includes...
At the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties (CoP) 2015 in Paris, the government of India made a Bonn Challenge pledge to bring 13 million hectares of degraded land...
IUCN, in partnership with the G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment & Sustainable Development (GBPNIHESD), piloted the ROAM...
Forest landscape restoration (FLR) is an ongoing process of restoring ecological functionality and enhancing human well-being across degraded landscapes. There is a growing suite of tools to help...
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On June 15 2018, IUCN organised an awareness workshop on establishment and maintenance of nurseries for Tata Steel ground staff in their mining sites...
In 2016, Tata Steel adopted a group-wide Biodiversity Policy that subscribes to the concept of “No Net Loss of Biodiversity”. In order to achieve this, all Tata Steel mining sites have been equipped...
CEESP News - Salam Rajesh, Manipur State Wetlands Authority The Center for Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy at Manipur University organised a...
Photo: Salam Rajesh In 2006, the Government of Manipur (India) enacted the Manipur Loktak Lake (Protection) Act of 2006. This legislation, set on the backdrop of...
CEESP News -- Dr. Purabi Bose, Filmmaker, Deputy Chair of CEESP Theme on Governance, Equity and Rights It is rare that the voices of the voiceless...
Landing Together Films completed a collection of four short independent documentary films and one feature length documentary film in July of 2018 that focuses on the issues of land and forest rights...
CEESP News - by Kamaljit K. Sangha; Research Fellow, Charles Darwin University, Australia Indigenous and local peoples’ connections with nature are...
Photos of the sacred landscape of Namo Buddha: (a) Hill top showing important shrines including modern monasteries, (b) The oldest Namo Buddha stupa (tomb) where Prince’s bones were buried, (c)...
Project title: The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) for vultures Location: Kanha Pench Corridor, Madhya Pradesh, India    Duration: 2014 – 2015 Project Background: Vultures play a...

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