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Policy Brief: Associated Mangrove Aquaculture (AMA) to build coastal resilience and a blue economy

As mangrove removal for aquaculture is one of the main causes of coastal erosion, complementary mangrove and brackish water aquaculture land-use systems are an opportunity […]


Building with Nature : Stories of Change

The Stories of Change are accounts from women and men aquaculture farmers on how the Bio-rights mechanism used in the Building with Nature Indonesia programme […]


Collective Action to Address Mangrove Degradation

The Sido Makmur community group from Betahwalang Village is a clear example of the importance of collective action to overcome problems such as mangrove degradation. […]


Healthier Mangroves, Improved Income

Mat Sairi, the head of the Barokah group in Timbulsloko Village, always remembers a message from the Building with Nature Indonesia programme: when we take […]


Protecting Mangroves Through Village Regulation

Residents of Wedung Village in Demak District now feel more confident about conserving mangroves in their community due to the adoption of a village regulation […]


Improved Standard of Living Due to Environmentally Friendly Aquaculture

Abdul Ghofur, an aquaculture farmer in Tambakbulusan Village in Demak District, feels that there have been many positive changes in his economic and family life […]


The Key Role of Women in Environmental and Mangrove Conservation

Prioritising the role of women in preserving the coastal and mangrove environments creates opportunities for accelerating sustainable development. This is shown through the experience of […]


Becoming a Leader Through Learning About Mangroves

Indah Purwanti, a female aquaculture farmer from Purworejo Village in Demak District, never thought that learning about environmentally friendly aquaculture and mangrove conservation from the […]


Wetlands and nature take centre stage at Glasgow climate talks

Growing realisation that without enabling nature to recover, including wetlands, there is no 1.5C future COP26 was very much the Nature COP   With nature and water firmly in the COP26 agenda, nature’s […]