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Surrounding communities rely on the river for transportation

Water for peace in south Asia

Bangladesh and India have some of the most intricate and complex river systems in the world. The Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna, the three major rivers, along with their tributaries drain an area of about 1.75 million square kilometres supporting a population of 620 million people. …  

14 Mar 2012 | News story

Wheat growing in India

IUCN State Members come together to meet Aichi Targets through Regional Cooperation

The 5th Asia Regional Conservation Forum (RCF) in Incheon brings together IUCN Members to deliberate on collective action towards achieving Aichi Targets. …  

29 Sep 2011 | News story
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Feeding cage-farmed fish, Surat Thani, MFF Thailand project

Spotlight on food security in Asia

People centered and partnership based solutions were the focus of discussions on food security and coastal conservation during a side session at the 5th Asia Regional Conservation Forum (RCF) in Incheon, Korea. 

29 Sep 2011 | Article
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Flowers of Balochistan

Regional cooperation essential to conserve plant biodiversity in Asia

A new assessment of plant conservation calls for greater regional collaboration in documentation and conservation in Asia. 

29 Sep 2011 | News story

Daejayon members with Dr Ashok Khosla, IUCN President at the 5th Asia RCF

IUCN Member effectively uses secretariat for outreach

Daejayon, a students’ environmental network from Korea is using IUCN and its secretariat effectively to reach out to universities in new countries 

29 Sep 2011 | Article
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Julia Marton, Director General of IUCN skims through the pictorial book "In Focus: Tanguar Haor" at the RCF

Tanguar Haor highlighted at the Asia Regional Forum

 The Tanguar Haor wetland of Bangladesh was highlighted at the 5th Asia Regional Conservation Forum (RCF), for its exemplary community based wetland management system. …  

29 Sep 2011 | News story

Shanti Karanjit Ojha, Senior Programme Officer, Women in Environment Nepal

Women, Climate Change, Nepal

Women have a major role in dealing with the impacts of climate change, especially in countries that lie in the climate change frontline such as Nepal. Shanti Karanjit Oha works with Women in Environment Nepal and told the IUCN Asia Regional Conservation Forum how their work with women in local communities is dealing with the day to day challenges of climate change impacts. …  

28 Sep 2011 | Article

Mr Ronnakorn Triraganon, Senior Programme Officer at RECOFTC speaking at the release of the Natural Resource Governance Trainers’ Manual at the 5th Asia RCF

Natural Resource Governance Trainers’ Manual Released at the 5th Asia RCF

 Joint efforts of IUCN and its Member brings out the first natural resource governance report in Asia 

28 Sep 2011 | News story
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Julia Marton-Lefèvre formally opening the 5th Asia Regional Conservation Forum in Incheon, Republic of Korea

The 5th IUCN Asia Regional Conservation Forum Commences in Incheon, Republic of Korea

IUCN lays the foundation for the World Conservation Congress with the 5th Asia Regional Conservation Forum (RCF) in Incheon, Republic of Korea  

28 Sep 2011 | News story
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Mr Ronnakorn Triraganon, Senior Programme Officer at RECOFTC speaking at the release of the Natural Resource Governance Trainers’ Manual at the 5th Asia RCF

Natural Resource Governance Trainers’ Manual Released at the 5th Asia RCF

 Joint efforts of IUCN and its Member brings out the first natural resource governance report in Asia 

28 Sep 2011 | News story
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Julia Marton-Lefèvre formally opening the 5th Asia Regional Conservation Forum in Incheon, Republic of Korea

The 5th IUCN Asia Regional Conservation Forum Commences in Incheon, Republic of Korea

IUCN lays the foundation for the World Conservation Congress with the 5th Asia Regional Conservation Forum (RCF) in Incheon, Republic of Korea  

28 Sep 2011 | News story
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