Development

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Development” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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CEESP NEWS - by Scherl, L.M and Hahn, R.  This 2018 publication presents condensed “Lessons Learned” from five years implementation of a project...
  Developing new protected areas to contribute to the achievement of Aichi target 11 and enhancing sustainable livelihoods of local communities living in and around existing or potential protected...
This article, originally published by AFP, highlights how IUCN, UNCHR and volunteers are using life-sized elephant puppets made of colourful cloth to...
Kutupalong Camp, Bangladesh (AFP) - A trumpet fills the air as two "elephants" charge, scattering Rohingya refugee actors at a training session in a camp which cuts deep into Bangladeshi forest once...
Teknaf Wildlife Sanctuary is crucial habitat for many species, but until recently, the forests of the peninsula and the mangroves along the bank of...
With support from Mangroves for the Future (MFF), the Community Development Centre (CODEC), a local NGO, has introduced the bhandhu chula – an improved variety of cookstove – to the villages of...
Cooperative governance of the Ganges Brahmaputra Meghna Basins (GBM) region was strengthened through the recent launch of a Civil Society...
The development of the CSO vision represents a milestone for transboundary water governance in the region as it was the first time that CSOs joined forces and took the lead in developing a common...
Location: Panchase Area (Kaski, Parbat and Syangja Districts) and Chilime sub-watershed (Rasuwa District), Nepal Duration: 2018 – 2020 Project background: Healthy mountain ecosystems help buffer...
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...
Nishanthan Sobana and her husband are a young couple from Sri Lanka's Mannar District who finished school in the crippled economy of the war-torn...
Mannar is one of the districts in Northern Sri Lanka severely affected by the civil war. The escalation of conflicts in 2008 compelled people to flee, leaving many homeless and without livelihoods....
In Shyamnagar, Bangladesh, approximately 17,000 hectares of land (nearly the area of Washington D.C.) are being used for shrimp cultivation. 
Most farmers in Shyamnagar cultivate shrimp using toxic fertilisers and pesticides from local shops, damaging the region’s soil, groundwater and local ecosystems. This leads to mangrove degradation,...
CEESP News - by Dr Michael Davis, Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Sociology and Social Policy, The University of Sydney Michael Davis...
December 2016 saw the publication of my new book, which I co-edited with Joni Adamson (Arizona State University), Humanities for the Environment: Integrating Knowledge, Forging New Constellations of...
  CEESP NEWS - By Rainforest Foundation UK The Rainforest Foundation UK has launched Rainforest Parks and People – an interactive website aimed at...
© The Rainforest Foundation UK The Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK) has launched Rainforest Parks and People – an interactive website aimed at increasing the transparency and accountability of...
CEESP News - by Dr Rebecca Cross, Programme Officer, SULi  In the last 6 months, SULi has revised its strategy due to an urgent need to build...
To achieve this, SULi has been focused on operationalising regional SULi groups, with an East and Southern Africa meeting held in Zimbabwe in May of this year (read the full report here) and a...
CEESP News - by Bala Ibrahim Girku (1), Abdullahi Hassan (2), Golo Mustapha Yakubu (3), and Kaltho Kharbal James (4) This article assesses...
Erosion Trend Assessment Riverbank failure has been a major problem in Saye watershed for the past 8years. The slope instability problem started since 2008 and had been gaining ground and expanding...

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