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We attended EU Forum Cities and Regions for Development Cooperation

The Forum Cities and Regions for Development Cooperation aims to foster policy dialogue on sustainable urban development among local and regional authorities and their associations […]

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Mangrove Capital Africa: one step closer to mangrove conservation in Rufiji delta

The Rufiji Delta in Tanzania is home for mangrove forests, rich in biodiversity and important source of livelihood for the communities living there. Unfortunately, it […]

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First design workshop in Semarang to develop solutions for the city’s sinking and flooding challenges

Semarang, Indonesia – Indonesia and the Netherlands kick off the Water as Leverage program for Semarang, a rapidly subsiding and flooding port city on the […]

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How can the Building with Nature approach contribute to coastal and flood safety projects?

What happens when thirty coastal engineers and coastal researchers in Indonesia are challenged with complementing or even replacing the conventional means of coastal protection by Building with Nature solutions?

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Work under Partners for Resilience in Odisha selected as one among the best practices in Asia

Under the programme, Partners for Resilience (PfR) led by Wetlands International South Asia, a case study on sustainable community-based disaster risk management - Responding to emergencies, A PfR perspective - was selected as one among the best practices in Asia by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC). This case was submitted under the programme Institutionalizing Sustainable Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM).

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First national workshop held in Indonesia to address land subsidence problems

On 27–28 March a national seminar was held in Jakarta on the urgent issue of land subsidence in coastal lowlands which is increasingly affecting coastal […]

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How to submit your Luc Hoffmann Medal nomination in 4 simple steps

So, you know a Wetland Champion who has shown outstanding leadership in wetland science, conservation or awareness raising? And you’d like to nominate them for […]

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Besides Building with Nature Demak needs to tackle subsidence to safeguard coastline

Ten community leaders have signed agreements to help further restore their severely eroded coastline during a high level event organised by the Ministry of Marine […]

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Landscape scale Disaster Risk Reduction: Urban Water Dialogues, Panama City

The Juan Díaz sub-district of Panama City has become the most flood-prone area of Panama due to urban developments and landfills in the floodplains, riverbeds […]