Development

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Development” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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CEESP News: By Stan Stevens and Neema Pathak Broome, ICCA Consortium   The recent decision by the India Supreme Court, now temporarily suspended...
The India Supreme Court’s interim order on the 13th of February 2019 responded to a complaint filed by a few conservation groups in India who challenged the constitutional validity of the Scheduled...
The IUCN CEESP Specialist Group on Gender (SGG) aims to strengthen the understanding of and promote the full achievement of gender equality and women...
  Specialist Group on Gender Chair   Meher Marker NoshirwaniBio   CEESP generates and disseminates knowledge, mobilizes influence, and promotes actions to harmonize the...
IUCN’s Building River Dialogue and Governance (BRIDGE) Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) project has developed a profile and preliminary scoping study...
Governance based on ‘benefit sharing’ is more holistic than traditional governance, which has historically been about allocating water. ‘Benefit sharing’ accounts for all ecosystem services the river...
Established in 2017, the Local Economies, Communities and Nature Specialist Group acts as a CEESP focal point for people with an interest in the...
Specialist Group ChairNick Conner - Bio The Specialist Group is intended to encourage exchange of ideas and learning between its members to help promote better understanding of socio-economic...
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...
Aban Marker Kabraji, IUCN Asia Regional Director and Director of the IUCN Regional Hub for Asia-Oceania, has recently been featured in the Pakistani...
In this in-depth interview, Ms Kabraji shares how her childhood experience with nature and Zoroastrian philosophy inspired her to pursue environmental work, and the career path that led her to her...
IUCN’s BRIDGE programme and the Oxfam Inclusion Project, in collaboration with the Lao Women’s Union, facilitated a regional forum on gender equity...
The forum began with a high-level panel, facilitated by Australian Ambassador to Lao PDR Mr. John Williams, which discussed opportunities to promote women leadership in national and transboundary...
For those who live along the coast of the Pyinbugyi Islands at the mouth of Southeastern Myanmar’s Tevoy River, fishing has always been a way of life...
According to the women who collect clams and mud crabs for subsistence, crustacean populations are also in decline. “Ten years ago the mud crabs were double the size of the ones I collect now,” said...
The Sundarbans, a vast forest in the coastal region of the Bay of Bengal, are considered one of the natural wonders of the world. Lying adjacent is...
In addition to the issue of high salinity in the groundwater, there is also a shortage of above-ground fresh water. After Cyclone Aila struck in 2009, Sabkhali Canal filled with silt. It still held...
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...
CEESP NEWS - by Scherl, L.M and Hahn, R.  This 2018 publication presents condensed “Lessons Learned” from five years implementation of a project...
  Developing new protected areas to contribute to the achievement of Aichi target 11 and enhancing sustainable livelihoods of local communities living in and around existing or potential protected...
This article, originally published by AFP, highlights how IUCN, UNCHR and volunteers are using life-sized elephant puppets made of colourful cloth to...
Kutupalong Camp, Bangladesh (AFP) - A trumpet fills the air as two "elephants" charge, scattering Rohingya refugee actors at a training session in a camp which cuts deep into Bangladeshi forest once...

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