All articles for the topic: mangroves

Kodro, a fish farmer in Segoro Tambak Village, East Java, Indonesia, is finding ways to protect his livelihood.

Safeguarding A Coastal Community with Silvofishery

This blog describes how silvofishery has been used as an adaptation strategy to help strengthen an Indonesian coastal community’s resilience through safeguarding livelihoods and the environment.

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Centre for Social Research and Development

CSRD seeks justice for vulnerable communities threatened by external change. We help to create community resilience to threats resulting from climate change, development, agribusiness and industria

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Mangrove Restoration: 'To plant or not to plant?'

The majority of mangrove planting efforts are failing. A more effective approach is natural mangrove rehabilitation. This leaflet explores the question ‘To plant or not to plant?’

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Vulnerability Assessment Module for Approaches to CCA Planning Workshops

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This module has been developed in response to the need for more guidance on vulnerability assesment, in particular for coastal areas, in Indonesia and the Philippines.

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The Role of Mangroves in Fisheries Enhancement

Some 210 million people live in low elevation areas within 10 km of mangroves and many of these directly benefit from mangrove-associated fisheries. Yet, these people are often unaware of...

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Mangroves for coastal defence

This practical guidebook summarises the findings of three technical reviews on mangroves and provides practical management recommendations to coastal zone managers and policymakers.

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Protecting coastal livelihoods in Thailand

School children learning about mangrove planting techniques. © Raks Thai Foundation / CARE

Protecting coastal livelihoods in Thailand

In heavily populated coastal...

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Coastal Resilience in S. Sulawesi

Botto village with its 2,144 inhabitants is located at the Gulf of Bone in Wajo district in South Sulawesi. The villagers face severe enviromental degradation in form of mangrove...

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Building coastal resilience to reduce climate change impact in Tambon Klong Prasong, Thailand

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Baan Klong Prasong in Krabi province is a small fisheries community, located on a medium size island, a low-lying land adjacent to the Andaman Sea in the...

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Building coastal resilience in Tambon Klong Yang

Source: Raks Thai Foundation

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Tambon Koh Klong Yang is located in the north of Koh Lanta district. Climate change intensifies weather...

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Coastal Resilience in Baan Tha Klong Thailand

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Baan Tha Klong is a coastal village located in Koh Lanta district in the province of Krabi by the Andaman Sea. In the past fishing served as the main source...

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Introducing Salt Tolerant Species and Preparing for Disasters

The mainstay of the economy in the Indian Sundarbans is agriculture, supplemented by fishing and fishery-related activities. Agriculture is dominated by paddy cultivation, which is made...

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Integrated Mangrove Fishery Farming Systems

Coastal zones in Tamil Nadu are important habitats for biodiversity and provide a livelihood for thousands of artisanal fishermen and -women. Communities here are feeling the effects of...

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WD-NACE EOP

On the 27th of September a global group of representatives of research and funding organisations alike gathered in London's Wellcome center to evaluate and debrief the Whole Decision...

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Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Planning for Mangrove Systems

(Originally published at ClimatePrep.org, April 2012) 

Along the west coast of Viti Levu, Fiji’s largest island, the communities of Tikina Wai have lived near mangrove forests for many...

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Ecosystems

One of the main impacts will be the loss of the Sundarbans, the coastal mangroves on the Western coast, the habitat for several valuable species which act as a barrier against storm surge...

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