Environment and natural resources

Call for applications: SUMERNET grants for media-research partnerships for environmental reporting (Apr-Nov 2021)

Sustainable Mekong Research Network (SUMERNET) is providing eight grants worth up to US$2,800 to selected journalists in the Mekong Region for environmental reporting during April to November 2021. These grants are intended for media to partner with SUMERNET researchers to produce and publish impactful stories that highlight critical environmental sustainability issues ...

Webinar|In conversation: Rights-based approaches for forest protection initiatives

Diverse perspectives on the development of solid benefit sharing and community contracting DATE/TIME: Wednesday 12th May 2021 | 10:00 am – 11.30 am (BST) | 3:00 – 4:30 pm (GMT+7) | Via Zoom (Register here) Initiatives aimed at tackling the climate crisis increasingly revolve around forest protection ...

3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum

Land tenure in Mekong forest landscapes: advancing the recognition of customary rights and responsible investment practices Online and in Chiang Mai (Thailand), Hanoi (Viet Nam), Phnom Penh (Cambodia), Vientiane (Lao People’s Democratic Republic) and Yangon (Myanmar) Date: 26-27 May 2021 Recent global disruptions associated with the Covid-19 pandemic ...

Storytelling, Connecting, and Supporting Women for River and Water governance: an invitation to co-design

As with so many other global events in 2020, last year’s Women and Rivers Congress was held online. For the 181 participants, this was a great opportunity to start to meet and connect with the many activists, researchers, journalists, artists, and organisations working to support ...

[Online via Zoom] Water Governance in Southeast Asia: A Roundtable Discussion on the Mekong River Basin

This Roundtable focuses on the water governance and water management challenges in Southeast Asia, particularly in the Mekong River basin. We will examine questions of environmental justice with a panel of experts on the region, whose interests include—specifically in relation to the Mekong—issues of political ...

Small Grants Fund - Global Forest Watch

Civil Society Organizations operating in and around forested areas are some of the most effective champions of forest conservation and management. However, they frequently lack the resources or knowledge of how to incorporate the latest forest-monitoring technology into their research, advocacy, and field work. The ...

Year-end Dialogue Forum: Green Recovery: Moving Beyond the Pandemic

The monthly forum to “bridge the gap” and “connect the dots” of different views and opinions as well as bits of information to create one big picture for better understanding in society. In times when society has become widened with gaps and differences of views and ...

Virtual Conference on Sustainable Development and the Future of the Mekong

The Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace (CICP) is going to organize a virtual conference on “Sustainable Development and the Future of the Mekong” on 26-27 October 2020 via Zoom. For those participants who wish to attend in this virtual event, please complete the reply form ...

The 7th Asia-Pacific Adaptation Forum: Virtual Dialogue Series

The 7th APAN Forum will be held virtually on 8-12 March 2021 under the theme: Enabling Resilience for All: The Critical Decade to Scale-up Action, sharing learnings from actions towards climate-resilient development.  Resilience is the unifying theme of the Forum, which is structured around four thematic “streams” focusing on (i) inclusive resilience; (ii) nature-based resilience (iii) economic sector ...

Agro-Water Contest in Mekong Delta

Call for (Smart) Proposals – deadline 31 October 2020. Over the decades, Vietnam and the Netherlands have built up a dynamic strategic relationship, particularly in the areas of water management and sustainable agriculture. After delivering the Mekong Delta Plan in 2013, the Netherlands is currently working ...

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