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In Iranawila village in Puttalam, a district situated on the west coast of Sri Lanka, 90% of the population relies on fishing for their livelihoods....
The destruction of the mangrove forests - which play a vital role in protecting nursery habitats for fish - threatens the livelihoods of the local communities. And although cutting mangroves in that...
A woman in a purple dress stands near two shallow wooden basins filled with fish
On Delft, an island in the Palk Strait north of Sri Lanka, approximately 1,200 out of a population of 4,502 rely on fisheries for their livelihoods....
“Though we were getting huge fish catches, we were not able to sell it all at a fair price. This forced us to dry the excess fish and sell it to local retailers,” said Annet Pathmavathy, a native of...
Taller Península de Yucatán, México.
We work with more than 100 Members in this area, as well as with other regional partners and non-governmental organisations interested in the construction of a just world which values and committed...
Project’s Official Name: Mobilising Private Investment for Community-based, Carbon Intensive Landscape Restoration (PILaR), 2013-2016 Cooperating Partner: Norwegian Agency for...
Xaya Pixcaya
Through the project, 150 families have benefited directly, with indirect benefits to 500 families (3000 people).  
Guatemala City, August 2017. The sub-basins of the Xayá and Pixcayá rivers are essential in Guatemala City, contributing up to 50% of the daily volume of water of superficial origin that is consumed...
Mato Grosso Brazil
From August 27 to September 1, 2017; 1,500 delegates from intergovernmental organisations, governments, research institutes, NGOs and the private...
The conference is focused on bridging the gap between restoration scientists and practitioners and IUCN will be presenting lessons and experiences from countries where it has been working towards...
Taller en Sixaola
Four days of lessons on theoretical concepts and practical exercises to improve communication skills.
Mesoamerica, August 2017. Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) helps communities tackle challenges arising from climate change. Project AVE (Adaptation, Vulnerability and Ecosystems) aims to promotes...
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Every year World Water Week draws the global spotlight onto the world’s water challenges and opportunities. This year, the focus is on wastewater....
  ‘Water and waste: reduce and reuse’, is the tagline of this year’s World Water Week (WWW) taking place in Stockholm from 27 August to 1 September. The IUCN Global Water Programme, along...
Proyectos Restauración Forestal, Península Yucatán, México
Project’s Official Name: Accelerating Action on REDD+ through Forest Landscape Restoration, 2015-2018 Cooperating partner: Norwegian International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI...
The Chairs of CEESP seek nominations/expressions of interest for the position of Regional Vice Chair in Meso and South America. Candidates for the...
  Regional Vice Chair(s) provide leadership and guide the development and implementation of CEESP’s work within their region.  They also promote the establishment of regionally based...
  The Chairs of CEESP seek nominations/expressions of interest for the position of Regional Vice Chair in West Asia. Candidates for the Regional...
Regional Vice Chair(s) provide leadership and guide the development and implementation of CEESP’s work within their region.  They also promote the establishment of regionally based specialist...
Portadas de publicaciones 2014-2015
  In recent years, from the IUCN Regional Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, our investigations and field work has generated knowledge on issues such as protected areas,...

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