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Back from the brink: experience of a fishing village in Rayong, Thailand

The following story was based on a field trip organized as part of the first European Union Building Coastal Resilience (BCR) Forum in Chanthaburi, Thailand on February 28-March 2, 2012.
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08 Mar 2012 | Article

Nipon Pongsuwan, a coral expert from  the Phuket Marine Biological Centre with marine experts from various institutes participated in setting up long-term marine and coastal resources monitoring standard methodology for Thai MPAs staff

Marine experts collaborate to brainstorm on setting up long-term marine and coastal resources monitoring for Thailand’s MPAs

Over 25 Thai marine and coastal experts from relevant government agencies and universities brainstormed ideas for a long-term marine and coastal resources monitoring methodology for Thai Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) on 17 February 2012, at the Maruay Garden Hotel in Bangkok. The event was supported by the “Evaluating and Improving the Effectiveness of Thailand’s MCPAs” (MEE) and “Strengthening Andaman Marine Protected Areas Network” (SAMPAN) projects.     …  

18 Feb 2012 | News story

BCR Coastal Forum 2012, 29 February to 2 March, Chanthaburi, Thailand

Regional BCR Coastal Forum 2012, Thailand

IUCN in partnership with the Sustainable Development Foundation, GIZ, VASI, Thailand Research Fund, Thai PBS and Burapha University will host the First Regional BCR Coastal Forum at Burapha University, Chanthaburi, Thailand, from 29 February to 2 March 2012. The event is part of the European Union-supported project “Building Resilience to Climate Change Impacts - Coastal Southeast Asia”.  …  

15 Feb 2012 | Event

PEDRR Training of Trainers in Bangkok, 6-8 December 2011

New Video: PEDRR Training of Trainers in Bangkok, 6-8 December 2011

The Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR) has designed a Training Course on Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction for Sustainable Development aimed at strengthening resilience at national and local levels. …  

23 Jan 2012 | Video

IUCN MWD Thailand prepares for Mekong Dhamma Yatra

The “Dhamma Yatra” – a walk to raise awareness of Mekong nature organised by MWD Thailand and partners

Between 10 and 19 February 2011, a walk will take place along the Mekong River in northern Thailand to celebrate and raise awareness of the river’s natural beauty and conservation importance. The “Dhamma Yatra” walk for Mekong nature is being jointly organised by MWD Thailand and its partners, the Mekong-Lanna Network for Nature and Culture Conservation, Hill Area and Community Development Foundation (HADF), Living River Siam, Northern River Basin Network, Khun Nikom Phuttha and his Dhamma Yatra Network, Plum Village, a network of people from eight Mekong provinces, Anantara Golden Triangle, Panyapeti Institute, the Tambon Community Organization Network from seven Mekong provinces in northeast Thailand, and the Recycle Band.  

21 Dec 2011 | News story
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IUCN MWD Thailand Indigenous women seminar

Indigenous women discuss managing water resources to enhance food security and adapt to climate change

On 2–3 December 2011, MWD Thailand, together with the Inter Mountain Peoples’ Education and Culture in Thailand Association (IMPECT), the Hill Area and Community Development Foundation (HADF), and the Indigenous Women’s Network of Thailand, held a seminar in Chiang Rai for indigenous women to discuss and exchange views on managing water resources to enhance food security and adapt to climate change. Twenty women representing 10 ethnic groups (including Karen, Hmong, Mien, Palong, Lawa, Shan, Lahu, Lisu, Kachin and Akha) from Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai took an active part in the event.  

21 Dec 2011 | News story
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Water onion, the recent IUCN Red list Threatened species, Naka canal, Ranong, Thailand

A local community on a global mission

The recent listing of the water onion (Crinum thaianum) on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ connects the dots between local and global concerns  
 

19 Dec 2011 | News story
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Flooding in Ayuttaya, Thailand Oct 23 2011

Thai Floods

As the floods in Thailand reach record levels, they are causing unprecedented damage to human lives, property and the natural environment. …  

03 Nov 2011 | News story

Brainstorming in needs and objectives

Learning from the Thai experience of river basin management

Jointly with the Chi River Basin Committee, MWD Thailand has now commenced an assessment of the Thai River Basin Organisations (RBO).  Based on the Chi River Basin, northeastern Thailand, the assessment will be conducted from September – November 2011 and will foster an understanding of RBO strengths and weaknesses. 

25 Sep 2011 | News story

Senate meet Thai National Working Group

National government endorses MWD work in Thailand

On 2 September, the National Working Group (NWG) for MWD Thailand met to discuss the project’s progress. Senator Surajit Chirawate,from the Thai Senate Standing Committee on Natural Resources and Environment (Sub-Committee on Water Resources), joined the NWG meeting as a chief guest.  

02 Sep 2011 | News story
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