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Launch of New Funding for Mangroves for the Future

Bangkok, Thailand 10 Jun 2014

Country: Asia Region, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Global, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Pakistan, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Viet Nam

Topic: Financing Coastal Conservation, Integrated Coastal Planning

IUCN, UNDP and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) today announced the launch of the third phase of the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) regional initiative with new funding from Sida. The new phase will run from 2014-2018 a...    

Building on Success, Learning from our Shared Experience

Bangkok, Thailand 11 May 2014

The last seven years of establishing country structures, defining priorities for coastal management and funding projects have provided some valuable insights that will play an important role in defining how MFF moves forward in the years to come.    

Towards Building Coastal Resilience in South and South-East Asia

Dhaka, Bangladesh 31 Mar 2014

Country: Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Viet Nam

Topic: Community Resilence

MFF National Coordinating Body (NCB) of Bangladesh and the MFF Regional Secretariat arranged regional symposium with the goal of sharing experiences between Bangladesh and India, Indonesia and Viet Nam, on ways to build coastal community resilience u...    

Hai Phong moves towards becoming Viet Nam's first "Green Port" city

Hai Phong City, Viet Nam 27 Mar 2014

Country: Asia Region, Viet Nam

Topic: Civil Society Engagement, Integrated Coastal Planning, Private sector partnerships

The Hai Phong Peoples Committee, Viet Nam in collaboration with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) under Mangroves for the Future (MFF) initiative, co-organized a National Workshop on ”Green Growth – Green Port City”. During th...    


11th MFF Regional Steering Committee Meeting

Preah Sihanouk Town, Preah Sihanouk Province, Cambodia 26 Oct - 28 Oct 2014

4th Postgraduate Certificate Course on Integrated Coastal Management

Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Bangkok, Thailand 18 Jul - 26 Sep 2014

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International standards for an environmentally friendly diving and snorkelling industry. Green Fins is an active network of dive and snorkel centres, governments and local communities, all working to protect coral reefs and promote marine

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