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Raja Ampat island

Marine Conservation organizations in Asia, Australasia and the Pacific region

Mangroves for the Future


63 Sukhumvit Soi, 39 Wattana, Bangkok, Thailand 10110

Region Active


Regional initiative


Marine vegetation, Mangroves, Conservation of marine and coastal diversity, Coastal marine conservation


Mangroves for the Future (MFF) is a partnership-based regional initiative which promotes investment in coastal ecosystem conservation for sustainable development. MFF focuses on the role that healthy, well-managed coastal ecosystems play in building the resilience of ecosystem-dependent coastal communities in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Pakistan, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Viet Nam. The initiative uses mangroves as a flagship ecosystem, but MFF is inclusive of all types of coastal ecosystem, such as coral reefs, estuaries, lagoons, sandy beaches, sea grasses and wetlands. MFF is co-chaired by IUCN and UNDP. Confirmation required whether MFF is still active (July 2022)

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