The flowing Mekong
An FCZ training teaching villagers how to measure the size of fishes.

IUCN and Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund award milestone 100th grant ahead of International Day for Biological Diversity

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF), an innovative grant making mechanism that aims to protect Earth’s most biologically rich yet threatened areas, has awarded its 100th Indo-Burma grant ahead of International Day for Biological Diversity. IUCN is leading the second phase (2013-2018) of CEPF’s funding work in the Indo-Burma region, working together with the Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden, and the Myanmar Environment Rehabilitation-Conservation Network to form the CEPF Regional Implementation team (RIT). CEPF Indo-Burma II is a US$ 10.4 million, five-year investment, for the conservation of biodiversity in Cambodia, Lao P.D.R., Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, and China. …  

22 May 2016 | Article

The workshop was attended by over 40 key actors representing different stakeholders, including policy and decision makers from concerned government ministries, academic institutions, and International non-governmental organizations.

Validation of Lao PDR's National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan

IUCN Lao PDR and the Department of Forest Resource Management (DFRM), under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) co-organized a validation workshop on March 16 to finalize the revision of the second National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) 2016-2025 and the Fifth National Report (5NR) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). …  

04 Apr 2016 | Article

The Project Anoulak team in front of their research station.

NGO safeguards wildlife in Lao PDR through research-focused projects

The Nakai Nam Theun National Protected Area is home to numerous rare, endemic and highly threatened species which have in recent years come under threat from habitat loss and unsustainable hunting.  Through research-focused activities, French-registered NGO Project Anoulak seeks to ramp up conservation projects that protect the wildlife and preserve endangered species in the area. …  

18 Jan 2016 | Article

Participants contributing to the development of an integrated water resource management strategy

CSO forum identifies strategic priorities for water resource management in the 3S basins

“The BRIDGE forum provided us with the much-needed opportunity to interact with other civil society organisations, share knowledge, learn from each other's work and collectively develop solutions to manage our shared river basins.” …  

04 Jan 2016 | Article

Participants at COMACON 2015

Managing natural resources better together: conference in Bangkok explores the status of co-management in Bangladesh and the region

In many areas around the world, co-management is recognised as a successful approach to natural resources management. Co-management is a fairly new concept. In the past, many societies had closed systems for the management of natural resources, where one or maybe a few parties, for example, managed the resources (for example, a forest) and decided on its uses and the distribution of its benefits. …  

12 Nov 2015 | Article

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