Asia

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To emphasise the value of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) engagement in water governance and to promote the work of the GBM CSO Network, a setup...
The survey “Strengthening CSO engagement in water governance: Government perceptions and strategies in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Basin” reports on interviews conducted with more than 80...
Representatives from 12 Asian countries met in Bangkok, Thailand on January 23-24, 2019 to exchange experiences on forest landscape restoration (FLR...
Representatives from Malaysia, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, India, Pakistan, Cambodia, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Mongolia participated in the two-day session that included a field trip to...
By Irum Ahsan, Gregorio Rafael P. Bueta, and Briony Eales - The Asian Development Bank (ADB), in partnership with the Supreme Court of the Union of...
The Asia Pacific Judicial Conference on Environmental and Climate Change Adjudication was a continuation of the annual judicial and chief justices’ conferences organized in the ASEAN and SAARC...
IUCN SSC Korean Plant Specialist Group Chair: Kim Yong-Shik Red List Authority Coordinator: Chin-Sung Chang Newsletter
Red List Authority Coordinator: Yulita Kusumadewi2016-2017 Indonesian Plant RLA Report
The IUCN SSC Caucasus Plant Red List Authority contributes to increase current knowledge on the taxonomy and ecology of the species in the Caucasus...
IUCN Red List Authority Coordinator: George Nakhutsrishvilli2016-2017 Caucasus Plant RLA Report
Sri Lanka is a tropical island in the Indian Ocean comprised of 48 distinct agro-ecological regions which support rich biodiversity. IUCN started operating in the country in 1988 with the...
South Asia Region Network of IUCN CEM
Regional ChairsShalini Dhyani and Hemanthi Ranasinghe CEM Steering Committee Focal PointMadhav Karki Countries of the Region Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri...
Location: Samut Sakhon, Ranong, and Buriram Duration: April 2014 – September 2019 Project background: The project aims to conserve the habitats of endangered species such as the spoon-billed...
IUCN’s Building River Dialogue and Governance (BRIDGE) Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) project has developed a profile and preliminary scoping study...
Governance based on ‘benefit sharing’ is more holistic than traditional governance, which has historically been about allocating water. ‘Benefit sharing’ accounts for all ecosystem services the river...
Project title:  Youth Led Ecosystem Based Disaster Risk Reduction (Youth-Eco-DRR) Location: Puttalam, Mullaithivu, Batticaloa and Nuwara Eliya (Sri Lanka) Duration: July - December 2018 Project...
On December 19-21, 2018, we revisited Kampong Phluk, Phlov Touk and Boeung Chhmar, three fishing communities on the Tonle Sap where we established...
We found that physical investments, including the boundary poles, signboards (old, but visible), patrol station (old, but usable), are still fit for purpose. FCA management activities, including...

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