International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network
IW:Learn
22 Dec 2015 | baikal.iwlearn.org
Assisting in the development of international cooperation (meetings in Mongolia)
The project supported the Russian-Mongolian meetings in Mongolia, dedicated to various issues of management of transboundary water resources.
10 Dec 2015 | ctknetwork.org
Economics of Climate Change in the Pacific: Vulnerability of Island Nations
An ADB study details the potential costs of climate change in the Pacific, including modeling of future climate over the region, assessments of impacts on agriculture, fisheries, tourism, and human...
09 Dec 2015 | gefblueforests.com
News from Charles Darwin University: Assessment of GHG flux from degraded seagrass and mangrove ecosystems
Researchers from Charles Darwin University (CDU) are currently finalising field methodologies necessary to undertake a comparative assessment of Green House Gas (GHG) flux from degraded seagrass and mangrove ecosystems in Trang Province, Thailand. The research design involves utilising a photoacoustic gas monitor (an INNOVA 1412) capable of simultaneously measuring the concentration of 5 gases ...
09 Dec 2015 | pemsea.org
Memorandum of Understanding Between International Bank for Reconstruction and Development| International Development Association and Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia
This 1-day workshop brought together investment professionals, financiers, development organizations, local and national government officials, project proponents, business organizations and others to provide background on...
09 Dec 2015 | pemsea.org
Proceedings of the Thematic Workshop on Local Government Financing for Water| Sewage and Sanitation
This 1-day workshop brought together investment professionals, financiers, development organizations, local and national government officials, project proponents, business organizations and others to provide background on...
09 Dec 2015 | pemsea.org
Strategies and Actions for the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia
This 1-day workshop brought together investment professionals, financiers, development organizations, local and national government officials, project proponents, business organizations and others to provide background on...
04 Dec 2015 | IW:LEARN
Nations Unite for Oceans: New GEF Publication Captures 20 Years of Ocean Sustainability Impacts
Oceans provide over US$1 trillion annually to the world economy in market goods and services and many times that in non-market amenities. Yet, our oceans are under growing threat from unsustainable practices, including over-fishing, land-based sources of pollution, invasive species and habitat destruction compounded by global climate change.
25 Nov 2015 | IW:LEARN
Group launches two reports on how to build “blue economy” in the East Asian Seas Region
Danang, Vietnam—Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA) launches two new reports this week at the East Asian Seas Congress 2015 in Danang, Vietnam, exploring the potential for building a “blue economy” in the region. The reports emphasize the importance of coasts and oceans to business in the region and call for increased investment in coast...
08 Sep 2015 | kcdp.co.ke
Revamping of KCDP Website Ongoing
The ICT Team from KMFRI in collaboration with KCDP are currently revamping the KCDP website in Pwani University at Kilifi County
01 Sep 2015 | IW:LEARN
CTI-SEA releases Experience Note on designing the Payment for Ecosystem Services in Taytay, Palawan
The Coastal and Marine Resources Management in the Coral Triangle-Southeast Asia (CTI-SEA) project published its first experience note on designing the Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) in Taytay, Palawan on 27 August 2015. The issue talks about PES as the sustainable financing strategy that was chosen by the community to sustainably manage their coastal resources and the ecosystem services ...
07 Aug 2015 | seafdec.org
U.S. Secretary of State announces the Oceans and Fisheries Partnership project
On 6 August 2015 at the 22nd ASEAN Regional Forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Secretary of State John Kerry announced the U.S. Agency for International Developmentā€™s Oceans and Fisheries Partnership project with an initial commitment of $4.3 million that will combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing and seafood fraud in the Asia-Pacific region.
06 Aug 2015 | seafdec.org
Regional Inception Workshop for JTF-6 Program on the Promotion of Sustainable Fisheries Resources Enhancement Measures in Critical Habitats/Fishing Grounds in Southeast Asia orchestrated by SEAFDEC
Mobilizing the outputs of the SEAFDEC Symposium on Strategy for Fisheries Resources Enhancement in the Southeast Asian Region, the Regional Inception Workshop for JTF-6 Program on the Promotion of Sustainable Fisheries Resources Enhancement Measures in Critical Habitats/Fishing Grounds in Southeast Asia was subsequently arranged by SEAFDEC on 31 July 2015 also in Pattaya, Thailand. Funded by th...