Indo-Burma

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“What species exist in this site?” is a question that is often asked by visitors to Vietnam’s protected areas. It seems to be a simple question to...
In response, and as part of the USAID-funded Ha Long-Cat Ba Alliance, IUCN organized a workshop in Hanoi on August 9-10, 2018 on biodiversity monitoring in Ha Long Bay and Cat Ba Archipelago. The...
The first phase of the Forest & Farm Facility (FFF), which ran from 2012 to 2017, was a clear success.  In the 10 focal countries, over 900...
As in the first phase, the Vietnam Farmer Union (VNFU) will coordinate FFF implementation in Vietnam.  VNFU hosted the launch workshop with over 85 participants from farmer unions in northern...
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In April 2017, an IUCN team spent a week on Cu Lao Cham (CLC) in central Vietnam assisting negotiations between the management board and local...
A 20-minute boat ride from Hoi An, CLC has become one of Vietnam’s major tourist attractions, receiving 500,000 visitors in 2017 and 150,000 in the first three months of 2018 alone. Many fishers now...
On July 23-27, 70 of Myanmar’s top species experts gathered at the Forest Research Institute in Yezin, near Nay Pyi Taw, to take important steps in...
The event built on the success of a similar Red List training workshop that was also held in Yezin in July 2017, and the establishment of National Red List Working Groups for mammals, birds, reptiles...
“This is the first time I visited Minh Chau Island and my first impression is that the beaches are so beautiful. However, I see lots of trash...
Established in 2011, Bai Tu long National Park is located in to the Northeast of Ha Long Bay WHS. Minh Chau Island, situated in the core of the national park is a famous tourist destination with 45,...
On a visit to Quang Tri in 2016 we asked a forest ranger where the best forest was. He said it was in remote areas too inaccessible for illegal...
Yet in 2017 Vietnam exported almost $8 billion of wooden furniture. This is twice as much as coffee, four times more than rubber, and nearly 10 times more than cassava. Vietnam is the largest wood...
CEESP News - Salam Rajesh, Manipur State Wetlands Authority The Center for Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy at Manipur University organised a...
Photo: Salam Rajesh In 2006, the Government of Manipur (India) enacted the Manipur Loktak Lake (Protection) Act of 2006. This legislation, set on the backdrop of...
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...
Bahak Indah, a mangrove-lined beach running along the coast of Probolinggo, East Java, is a major attraction for visitors. But just fifteen years ago...
A story of dedication The pioneer behind Bahak Indah’s transformation is 64-year-old Samsuri, who for 20 years has been planting mangroves and raising awareness among the local communities and...
IUCN, together with the Myanmar National Water Resources Committee (NWRC), held the Dialogue on ‘The UN Watercourses Convention: A window of...
Throughout the whole Dialogue, substantive discussions on the benefits and challenges of Myanmar acceding to UNWC were floated around the floor. All stakeholders from Myanmar side shared their views...

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