Fiji, 8-10 March 2017-IUCN convened representatives from both the disaster management and environment sector from 10 pacific countries during a workshop on ecosystem-based approaches to reduce disaster risk. It was a unique opportunity to initiate multisectoral dialogue to mobilise joint actions for risk reduction through ecosystem management.
The answer is yes. Restoring and protecting mangroves helps fulfil multiple Global Goals, from improving life below water, to reducing poverty and hunger, to many goals in between. We take a closer look at why.