Coastal Livelihoods

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Coastal Livelihoods” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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IUCN, together with the World Business Council on Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Life Cycle...
Co-founded by leading environmental consulting firm Quantis and ecodesign centre EA, the PLP is a multi-stakeholder initiative to develop better metrics that will help companies identify operational...
On December 19-21, 2018, we revisited Kampong Phluk, Phlov Touk and Boeung Chhmar, three fishing communities on the Tonle Sap where we established...
We found that physical investments, including the boundary poles, signboards (old, but visible), patrol station (old, but usable), are still fit for purpose. FCA management activities, including...
January 30, Karachi – Oxfam in Pakistan in collaboration with IUCN Pakistan organized a dialogue on Climate Change in Sindh to support the government...
While addressing the participants, Oxfam in Pakistan’s Country Director Mohammed Qazilbash said, “In Sindh sea intrusion is destroying arable land while mangroves that have long sheltered marine life...
The Snapper, Seabream, and Grunt Specialist Group (SSG SG) works to globally advance research and conservation of over 540 diverse reef and estuarine...
Snapper, Seabream & Grunt Specialist Group Co-Chairs: Barry Russell and Ken LindemanRed List Authority Coordinator: Barry RussellWebsite2016-2017 Snapper, Seabream and Grunt SG Report Key...
The Marine Conservation Committee (MCC) aims to ensure that decisions taken by policy-makers and resource managers on the management of marine...
Chair: Amanda Vincent Email: Amanda VincentWebsite Twitter: @sscmarine The MCC supports, connects and promotes expertise in marine species conservation. Its mandate is to ensure...
Mangrove forests make up one of the most productive and biologically diverse ecosystems on the planet. They grow in a variety of depths of salt water...
Mangroves have the ability to absorb up to four times more carbon dioxide by area than upland terrestrial forests (Donato et al., 2011). The remarkable traits of the mangrove ecosystem translate into...
Along with over 18,000 participants from 180 countries representing government institutions, national agencies, academia and research, private sector...
The event provided an opportunity for stakeholders to come together and achieve the following: identify ways to harness the potential of the blue economy to create jobs and combat poverty and hunger...
Marine plastic pollution is a global problem which needs to be tackled at the national level, using methods that are appropriate for the context of...
In September 2018, representatives from Thailand and Viet Nam’s government, private sector, civil society, and national NGOs attended ‘Theory of Change’ workshops organised by IUCN’s global Marine...
Proper management of marine environments is essential for everyone, but especially for those whose main source of food and income directly relies on the ocean. The IUCN engages in securing coastal...
A Regional Gender Study completed in 2018 has shown that many countries in Southeast Asia are not adequately integrating gender considerations into...
The workshop convened 60 policymakers and practitioners from national fisheries, forestry, women’s affairs and development agencies; international and regional organisations; and academia to reflect...
From 24 to 25 May 2018, IUCN and Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Cambodia organised a two-day training workshop on communications in Kampot Province...
Following opening remarks from the facilitators and a keynote speech from Sreng Sophal, Deputy Director of the Department of Marine and Coastal Conservation for the Cambodia Ministry of Environment (...
On 20 November, IUCN Asia and Mangroves for the Future (MFF) attended the Asia-Pacific Day for the Ocean event in Bangkok. Taking place between the...
Participants took stock of progress on over 600 Voluntary Commitments made in the region and shared lessons learned. They also had the opportunity to secure more members for their Communities of...

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