Nature-based Solutions

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Nature-based Solutions” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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On the 26th and 27th of February, 2020, representatives from KfW, SADC Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources (FANR) and IUCN Eastern and Southern...
The goal of the SADC TFCA FF programme is to use the facility as a new regional financing mechanism to contribute to the sustainable protection of biodiversity and promote trans-frontier conservation...
Recognizing various environment and climate change issues and ongoing initiatives in the Indian Himalayan Region, IUCN launched its web-based network...
This platform has been established under the umbrella of the National Mission on Himalayan Studies (NHMS), supported project “Coping with Uncertainty: Building Community Resilience and Ecosystem...
Given the multiple threats of climate change, communities are in need of ecosystem restoration methods that also help to build economic resilience...
The REPLAP programme was recently launched by the Uganda Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE), Directorate of Water Resources Management, The Water Resources Authority (WRA) from Kenya, The...
The African Forest Landscape Initiative, known as AFR100 is an ambitious initiative that targets to bring 100 million hectares of degraded and...
Tanzania is one of the countries in the AFR100. Having joined the initiative in 2018, Tanzania pledged to restore 5.2mHa of degraded land and forests by 2030. This pledge was followed by the...
Resilience for People and Landscapes Programme (REPLAP) is a three year innovative programme aimed at building the resilience of communities and...
REPLAP is funded by the Austrian Development Agency and builds on lessons from the Building Drought Resilience (BDR) project implemented in Aswa and Tana landscapes in Northern Uganda and North...
'Natural water infrastructure' is not built infrastructure. Instead, it is shaped, grown, eroded or deposited by nature over time. It refers to...
These natural water services perform an infrastructure-like function and are part of what is termed 'Nature-based Solutions'.  Working with natural infrastructure - provided it is healthy - can...
On 17 February 2020, IUCN organized a beekeeping training for local farmers of Mamley Kamrang Watershed in South Sikkim in collaboration with State...
With an aim to enhance the resilience of Himalayan communities for managing the effects of socioeconomic and climate change, IUCN organized beekeeping programme to train the local farmers on basic...
From the 12-19th of February, the Coastal Resilience to Climate Change (CRCC) team together with Global Ecosystem Management Programme (GEMP) team...
By Pelle Bågesund The first half of the training was on ecosystem management and restoration, with emphasis on the project target ecosystems of mangroves, sand dunes, coral reefs and seagrass beds....
In order to create a common understanding and consensus on Nature-based Solutions (NbS), the Ecosystem Management Programme and Commission are...
The definition of Nature-based Solutions At the 2016 World Conservation Congress and members’ assembly, IUCN's members adopted a resolution (WCC-2016-Res-069-EN) which, for the first time, defined...
Consultancy services (Albania, North Macedonia and Serbia), project ADAPT: Nature-based solutions for resilient societies in the Western Balkans
IUCN ECARO is seeking to contract qualified and experienced candidates (Nature-based solutions field experts) in Albania, North Macedonia and Serbia to: Compile information on existing initiatives,...
Gland, Switzerland – The first-ever Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions has been developed by IUCN. Last week, the IUCN Council adopted the...
With growing global concern over the biodiversity and climate crises, the importance of nature-based solutions has been widely recognised from the United Nations and national governments to the...

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