Water

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Green finance is gaining momentum. More and more private investors consider investing in nature an opportunity to combine economic interests with...
Blog written by Jan Willem den Besten, Senior Expert Ecosystems and Climate, IUCN National Committee of The Netherlands  IUCN, both in the Netherlands and as a worldwide union, has been...
Group photo of RSC participants
The IUCN and UNDP regional coastal initiative Mangroves for the Future (MFF) held its 14th Steering Committee meeting in Yangon to assess...
Held from 28 to 29 September, and hosted by the Forest Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, the meeting began with an inauguration ceremony. Guests of honour at...
Bovids in the distance go to drink at a river flows across a flat grassland
Project title: Ecosystem Based Sustainable Management of a Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the Nijhum Dwip Seascape Location: Nijhum Dwip, Noakhali, Bangladesh Project Duration: ...
Participants ask questions and describe their own experiences
To address concerns of gender equity and women’s involvement in safeguarding water resources, the IUCN Building River Dialogue and Governance (BRIDGE...
The objective of the forum was to provide a platform for exchanging experiences, and to align the activities of Oxfam, IUCN and their partners, in order to create a positive impact and promote gender...
Trainees received the training certificate after the training
Ha Long Bay has been recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO twice for its outstanding universal values. But what are those values and why do...
After a first round of tour guide training in December 2016, IUCN organized the second session on August 26-27 as part of the USAID Ha Long-Cat Ba Alliance. The session attracted 41 tour guides and...
Dr. Andrew delivered his speech with the attendance of PM at the Conference
On 26 – 27 September, 2017 a conference on “Transforming the Sustainable Development Models in the Cuu Long River Delta Areas in the climate change...
This is the first time the government has taken the lead with development partners to organize an all-of-government conference to review the challenges and opportunities in sustainably develop the...
10 students among those who participated in the drawing competition as part of the “Sustainable Use of Transboundary Water Resources and Water...
Amman, Jordan, 19 September 2017 – The International Union for Conservation of Nature – the Regional Office for West Asia (IUCN ROWA) and the Regional Environmental Center (REC)...
Fadi Shraideh IUCN ROWA Regional Director A Jordanian national, Fadi has held the position of Regional Director ad-interim at the Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA), based in Amman, Jordan...
IUCN has a long history of engagement in water and wetlands conservation in Eastern and Southern Africa. It was one of the earliest organizations to draw attention to the significance of wetland...
With support from IUCN’s forest programme, a collaborative research team led by Associate Research Professor Solange Filoso from the University of...
The team searched for scientific literature on the effects of forest cover expansion on water yield, whittling down their list from 666 papers to 167 for the final analysis. As each paper was...
A short introductory interview with Mampiti Matete, IUCN’s new Technical Water Coordinator for East and Southern Africa.  
Welcome to IUCN Mampiti. As we sneak-previewed your LinkedIn profile, it is clear you have a lot of experience in water management, natural resources, and environmental economics. Where did this...
Every day in the early hours of 2 AM, Srean Chheurn carries his nets, traps and poles to the nearby Sre Pok river to fish. Later in the day, he goes...
Mr Chheurn is one of many Punong indigenous people living in Kbal Romeas village, north-eastern Cambodia, who rely on the Sre Pok river and forest for their daily needs such as bathing, washing...

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