Access and benefit sharing
When voices are heard in Cu Lao Cham Marine Protected Area
With a total area of 3.7 hectares (roughly the size of 5 football pitches), the coastline in front and the famous Hai Tang pagoda in back, the Pagoda...
Once used for rice cultivation, the fields were abandoned due to water scarcity and rapid population expansion. Several businesses expressed interest in developing the area to accommodate the 1,700...
Call for Nominations/Expressions of Interest for Chair(s)of the Specialist Group on Indigenous Peoples, Customary, Environmental Law and Human Rights (SPICEH)
The Chairs of CEESP and the Theme on Equity, Rights and Governance (TGER) seek nominations/expressions of interest for the position of SPICEH Chair (...
Nominations should be submitted to Iben Munck at email@example.com and should include a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. Self-nominations, and nominations of other people, are both...
Project’s Official Name: Mobilising Private Investment for Community-based, Carbon Intensive Landscape Restoration (PILaR), 2013-2016 Cooperating Partner: Norwegian Agency for...
Project’s Official Name: Accelerating Action on REDD+ through Forest Landscape Restoration, 2015-2018 Cooperating partner: Norwegian International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI...
Call for Nominations/Expressions of Interest for Meso and South America Regional Vice Chair(s) for CEESP
The Chairs of CEESP seek nominations/expressions of interest for the position of Regional Vice Chair in Meso and South America. Candidates for the...
Regional Vice Chair(s) provide leadership and guide the development and implementation of CEESP’s work within their region. They also promote the establishment of regionally based...
New Directive announced on the construction of large dams in West Africa
The 78th ordinary session of the ECOWAS Council of Ministers, held in Monrovia, Liberia, on 1 and 2 June 2017, adopted the Directive on the...
The adoption of the directive by ECOWAS is an important step for the construction of better dams. States will have to transpose it into their legislation, in principle within three years. This...
TROSA: New trans-boundary water governance initiative aims to enhance regional cooperation
Over the last decade, IUCN has been working with governments, civil societies and academics in Asia on trans-boundary hydro-diplomacy through its...
On 19 June 2017, Oxfam in Bangladesh launched a five-year project to promote improved policies and practices that protect the rights of communities along the trans-boundary Brahmaputra-Meghna river...
Forest law enforcement and governance (FLEG)
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Benefits of forest conservation for rights and levelihoods, featured by FLEG (Forest law enforcement and governance) project.
Banning vs. legalise and regulate in forest management
Two years ago, on a field survey in Bac Kan Province in Viet Nam, we heard about a farmer who needed 30 stamps to get a permit to harvest a single...
Thanks to good personal relationships, the farmer finally got his permit. But he was the only one in the commune who managed to overcome such a complicated process. While harvesting naturally...
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Benefits of forest conservation for rights and levelihoods, featured by REDD+ project (Rights-based and livelihoods-oriented approaches are effective...
Theme on Governance, Equity and Rights (TGER)
The CEESP Theme on Governance, Equity and Rights (TGER) works to advance approaches to the conservation of nature that are grounded in and promote...
Main areas of work TGER contributes to the achievement of the CEESP mandate and program, working in close collaboration with other CEESP Themes and groups. Main current and recent areas of work...
Tanguar Haor: A wetland in the hands of the people
After almost a century of exclusive ownership by wealthy elites, Tanguar Haor is finally back in the hands of the people who rely on it. A 10-year...
As the project enters its bridging phase before the next five-year consolidation of the previous decade’s efforts, take a photographic journey through the top 10 achievements of Tanguar Haor’s...
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