Indo-Burma

This page is a list of our latest updates and stories about IUCN's work related to Indo-Burma.

two actors - one in a dolphin costume, and one in a fishing boat set piece -- act out a play
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’s leadership in national and transboundary...
A farmer at FFF's booth in the trade fair
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...
A green turtle in Con Dao National Park
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...
Mural "I love sea turtles" by the artist Le Thi Thuc Vi
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...
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...
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...
Arakwal National Park, Australia
IUCN Viet Nam is pleased to announce the call for expressions of interest for members of the National Expert Assessment Group for Green List (EAGL)...
The Green List is a programme initiated by IUCN in 2012 that aims to encourage, achieve, and promote effective, equitable and successful protected areas in all partner countries and jurisdictions....
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...
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Well-known for its importance as a breeding site for water birds, Pulau Dua was established as a nature reserve in 1937. Unfortunately,  in recent...
Mangroves act as a natural barrier between land and sea and prevent coastal erosion. They also provide shelter for marine wildlife. Udin is one of many fishermen in the area who suffered the...
The Stimson Center, on behalf of the U.S. State Department and in collaboration with IUCN and the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Programme, is co-...
The two-day conference will take place in Bangkok, Thailand on 14-15 September 2017. The conference aims to bring together 40-50 marine experts from think tanks, academia, the private sector,...
Participants attended the leadership committee meeting
On May 5, IUCN organized the fourth leadership committee meeting of Ha Long-Cat Ba Alliance (HLCBA).  The meeting marked the end of the first phase (...
Opening the meeting, Craig Hart, Deputy Mission Director of USAID/Vietnam, reaffirmed that the mission of the Alliance is to create a platform to connect stakeholders including local authorities,...

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