2008

Fiji’s interim Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama with Taholo Kami, Director for the IUCN Oceania Regional Office.

IUCN gets specific in Pacific – Fiji office approved

IUCN was officially recognised as an international organization in Fiji on Thursday, November 6. …  

07 Nov 2008 | News story

A Truong Thanh furniture factory tour showed a company adapting to international timber standards

IUCN VN Readies the Private Sector for Timber Industry Changes

IUCN VN organized a round table meeting in October to inform members of Viet Nam’s wood-processing industry of changing international market regulations and to support them in devising ways to comply. …  

07 Nov 2008 | News story

IUCN Intern Wins National Geographic Grant

The USA Multilateral Office in Washington D.C. is proud to announce that one of its young interns, Niyang Shen, has been awarded the prestigious Youth's Explorer Grant from the National Geographic.
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06 Nov 2008 | News story

IUCN

Presentation and Discussion of the Draft Management Plan for Ktsia-Tabatskuri Managed Reserve

The IUCN Programme Office for the Southern Caucasus kindly invites all interested stakeholders to the presentation and discussion of the draft management plan for Ktsia-Tabatskuri Managed Reserve. 

06 Nov 2008 | News story

A woman and children crossing the river at the border between Ghana and Burkina Faso.

Crossing water borders

How should countries that share rivers manage water resources? That’s the topic of the latest title in the IUCN Water and Nature Toolkit Series.
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06 Nov 2008 | News story

Lake in Ecuador

Climate Change takes centre stage at the Ramsar COP

At the opening of the 10th Conference of the Contracting Parties (CoP) of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, held from October 28th to November 4th, IUCN Director General Julia Marton Lefèvre called on governments to make conserving wetlands and sustainable use of water the basis for a sustainable future. …  

05 Nov 2008 | News story

Poverty in the landscape

New Livelihoods & Landscapes brochure available!

Poverty in the Landscape: Capturing variation and learning from it …  

04 Nov 2008 | News story

Logs, Vietnam

New report: EC–Vietnam Round Table on Meeting Market Demands for Legal and Sustainable Wood Products

18 April 2008, Hanoi, Vietnam: Summary report. …  

03 Nov 2008 | News story

Evergreen lowland forest in Estuaire province, Gabon

New report: Promoting China’s Engagement in Africa

Chinese forest delegation study tour to West and Central Africa, 24 April–10 May 2008 …  

03 Nov 2008 | News story

Mapping community forest resources with villagers in Hue province

New publication: Strengthening Voices for Better Choices in Vietnam

Supporting the national dialogue on forest law enforcement, governance and trade …  

03 Nov 2008 | News story


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