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On 17 June 2019 Shri Prakash Javadekar, the Hon’ble Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, India  launched a flagship project to build...
According to India’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), submitted under United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), India aims to create an additional carbon sink of 2.5 to...
Access to low cost clean energy is vital to the development of Himalayan villages and the management of mountain landscape. Under the Government of...
IUCN has been assessing village energy needs under Government of India sponsored project on National Mission on Himalayan Studies ‘Coping with Uncertainties: Building Community Resilience and...
Project title: Building River Dialogue and Governance for civil society organisations in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna river basins (BRIDGE GBM) Location: Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna River Basins (...
CEESP News - Anita Varghese, Keystone Foundation and Dilys Roe, SULi Chair How does conservation and development fare in the context of India and...
Globally, biodiverse-rich areas coincide with regions of high poverty. Yet often poor people have limited rights to access or use the biodiversity on their doorstep.  This scenario characterizes many...
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) held a consultation on REDD+ and Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) in South Sikkim,...
The objective of the meeting was to introduce the REDD+ concept – which stands for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, enhancement, conservation and sustainable management...
CEESP News: By Stan Stevens and Neema Pathak Broome, ICCA Consortium   The recent decision by the India Supreme Court, now temporarily suspended...
The India Supreme Court’s interim order on the 13th of February 2019 responded to a complaint filed by a few conservation groups in India who challenged the constitutional validity of the Scheduled...
The continuous application of Mangroves for the Future’s (MFF) knowledge and governance structures to leverage and scale up MFF investments, share...
This was the clear message that emerged at the MFF completion workshop held in Bangkok, Thailand on February 13, 2019. The workshop presented MFF’s achievements over the years, its plans moving...
From 19 to 21 March, the BRIDGE GBM Civil Society Organisation (CSO) Network, through the BRIDGE Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) programme...
Over 30 CSO representatives learned about NbS standards, tools and approaches IUCN pioneered and developed at the global level. They also learned how to present their project interventions and...
Analysing and understanding the complexities of human-wildlife conflicts and applying appropriate implementation methods and processes adapted to the...
This was the clear message that emerged when representatives from 12 Asian countries met in Bangkok, Thailand on 12-15 February to learn more about human-wildlife conflicts, with specific focus on...
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...
It is with great sadness that IUCN Asia announces that conservationist Dr. Lew Young passed away on 5th March 2019. His passing is a tremendous loss...
Lew served as the manager of Mai Po wetlands in Hong Kong for many years, then as Senior Programme Officer for Asia-Oceania for the Ramsar Convention Secretariat in Switzerland, and last but not...
In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, IUCN, through its Mangroves for the Future programme, in collaboration with the Southeast...
The toolkit aims to help coastal and fisheries management practitioners, such as programme officers and technical advisors from development and environmental agencies, develop baseline knowledge...

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