Livelihoods

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Livelihoods” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Throughout 2017, the Thai Union-IUCN Partnership Project supported various community based initiatives in Koh Yao Yai, Phang Nga. The projects...
Community-based tourism has been the major focus of the island's conservation schemes. The Thai Union-IUCN Partnership Project encouraged the community members to develop integrated management plans...
Radio is generations old, but when combined with some ingenuity and a few modern technologies, it can accomplish great things. As farmers, foresters...
To accomplish its forest landscape restoration (FLR) goals, the government of Malawi confirmed through the ROAM process that engaging with farmers, specifically women, is critical to the adoption and...
From 4 to 8 September 2017, IUCN’s Mekong WET initiative conducted ‘vulnerability to disaster risk’ assessments (VDRAs), also known as ‘vulnerability...
The assessments were carried out in collaboration with Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) and Birdlife International, using a series of tools developed earlier in 2017. These VA tools allow...
Wild life, wild lives: enough talking already New Blog! SULi member Dilys Roe (from IIED) discusses the imperative for action when it comes to involving local people and communities in wildlife...
Four days of lessons on theoretical concepts and practical exercises to improve communication skills.
Mesoamerica, August 2017. Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) helps communities tackle challenges arising from climate change. Project AVE (Adaptation, Vulnerability and Ecosystems) aims to promotes...
CEESP News - by Dr Michael Davis, Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Sociology and Social Policy, The University of Sydney Michael Davis...
December 2016 saw the publication of my new book, which I co-edited with Joni Adamson (Arizona State University), Humanities for the Environment: Integrating Knowledge, Forging New Constellations of...
CEESP News - by Fiona Wilton, OCC-Uruguay Over the last decade, OCC-Uruguay has developed a collaborative, participatory and youth-focussed approach...
  Having identified the major threats to ocean and marine life along Uruguay’s Atlantic coast, OCC has worked to establish both the legislative foundations, inter-institutional and public support...
CEESP News - by Dr Rebecca Cross, Programme Officer, SULi  In the last 6 months, SULi has revised its strategy due to an urgent need to build...
To achieve this, SULi has been focused on operationalising regional SULi groups, with an East and Southern Africa meeting held in Zimbabwe in May of this year (read the full report here) and a...
CEESP News - by Dillon Ripley Lanius From the makers of Chasing Ice comes the Netflix Original Documentary Chasing Coral. The story of divers,...
Corals are incredibly complex and need very specific conditions to survive. If their environment gets too hot, the coral animal bleaches white, and is likely to die. Why does this happen? It...
CEESP News - by Bala Ibrahim Girku (1), Abdullahi Hassan (2), Golo Mustapha Yakubu (3), and Kaltho Kharbal James (4) This article assesses...
Erosion Trend Assessment Riverbank failure has been a major problem in Saye watershed for the past 8years. The slope instability problem started since 2008 and had been gaining ground and expanding...
CEESP News - by Pauline Davey, Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association Ltd (OATA) The Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association has published a report...
The Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association (OATA) is a UK based organisation that represents more than 850 businesses involved in the tropical and coldwater fish industry which supply fish, plants and...
CEESP NEWS - by Pierina Benites Alfaro Agrobiodiversity (AGB) is defined as the diversity of plants and animals domesticated by man, which offers...
Given that these cultivars are preserved in family and community farming systems, these farmers bear the cost of their upkeep themselves. It should be stressed that these conservation areas are...

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