Indo-Burma

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The karst hills of Kampot Province in Cambodia and neighboring Kien Giang Province in Vietnam, which together form the Mekong Delta Limestones (MDL...
With funding from the Rainforest Trust, IUCN is cooperating with Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment (MOE) to establish a karst protected landscape in Kampot Province. The proposed new protected area...
Cat Ba is the largest of the 367 islands that make up the Cat Ba Archipelago, home of the Critically Endangered Cat Ba langur. Located near Hai Phong...
In 2017, Cat Ba welcomed 1.7 million tourists and according to the new tourism development plan, it is aiming for 5 million tourists by 2020 and 10 million by 2030. To manage this huge projected...
IUCN’s BRIDGE programme and the Oxfam Inclusion Project, in collaboration with the Lao Women’s Union, facilitated a regional forum on gender equity...
The forum began with a high-level panel, facilitated by Australian Ambassador to Lao PDR Mr. John Williams, which discussed opportunities to promote women leadership in national and transboundary...
In the framework of Ha Long – Cat Ba Alliance, funded by the United State Agency for International Development (USAID), IUCN will hold a media talk...
Time and location: Ha Long city – 12 & 13 Mar 2018 and Cat Ba – 14 Mar 2018 Participants: journalists in Ha Noi City, Hai Phong and Quang Ninh Provinces who are interested in environment...
In November, IUCN ran a week-long training course on restoration for all national park managers in Myanmar, funded as part of a long-running...
Training took place in Yin Mar Bin, at the headquarters of Alaundaw Katthapa National Park, and included a field trip into the protected area. Although Myanmar still has high natural forest cover...
Representatives of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam recently met in Bangkok to discuss the objectives and work plan of the newly...
RRIs can be established at the initiative of Contracting Parties to support the effective implementation of the Ramsar Convention, also called the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance,...
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...
Hosted by the Stimson Center, IUCN, and the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam.   
TIME AND LOCATION Ho Chi Minh City: 18:00 - 21:00 November 29th, 2017 at Én Tea House & Restaurant -Robot Tower, 308-308C Điện Biên Phủ, Ward 4, District 3.     Link to register: https://goo....
"Beautiful, totally worth it, shame about the litter. We thoroughly enjoyed our overnight cruise in Ha Long Bay and would recommend this experience....
On August 30-31, IUCN and partners organized the third coastal clean-up on four small islands in Hang Trai: Ang Du, Hai Cua, Cay Bang, and Hon Cua Kenh. With the enthusiastic participation of more...
After three years in Vietnam, the Forest and Farm Facility (FFF), a partnership between FAO, IIED and IUCN and implemented by the Vietnam Farmer...
Collectives (to hop tac in Vietnamese) as defined in Decree No. 151/2007/ND-CP are groups of more than three individuals formed on the basis of cooperative contracts who jointly contribute assets and...
IUCN organized a meeting on July 13, 2017 in Da Nang to evaluate implementation of the Marine Turtle Conservation Action Plan (MTCAP). The meeting...
As well as IUCN, representatives from MPAs, the Institute of Marine Environment and Resources (IMER), TRAFFIC and the Department of Conservation and Aquatic Resources Development (DECAP)/Directorate...
On a sunny day in May 2016, coast guards in Quang Nam Province in Viet Nam found six endangered marine turtles caught by a local fisherman. The shiny...
Fishermen in Viet Nam have been catching sea turtles for generations. Now, these sea turtles are endangered. Catching them is illegal, yet most fishermen do not know this. “Some fishermen catch...

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