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MFF@Marine Science Conference 2010, Phuket Thailand

posted Jul 14, 2010, 10:14 PM by NCB Thailand

Marine Biodiversity in Thailand: Challenges and Opportunities

28-30 June 2010


MFF Thailand at Marine Science Conference 2010

To promote the International Year of Biodiversity 2010 and showcase MFF work in Thailand. This conference led by Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) together with other 16 organizations. The event was held in Phuket during 28-30 June 2010. The participation of MFF in this conference was planned and endorsed by National Coordinating Body of Mangroves for the Future Thailand (NCB).

MFF occupied a booth for 3 days to display posters from different projects (two large projects and posters from BMZ) and disseminate brochure and other communication products.

On the last session of the conference on the 30th June 2010, MFF host the seminar forum and invited traditional dance play by school students from Nakorn Srithammarat.

Objective of the seminar

To promote the work of MFF on the partnership based approach to conserve coastal biodiversity for sustainable livelihood of coastal communities.

Target Group

Government officials, NGOs, Academia, Researcher, practitioner, private sector

(Total 470 registered participants)


1.       Showcase MFF work at national forum.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

2.       Public awareness of communities based conservation

3.       Networking and sharing knowledge among of NCB members, practitioner, local    

          representative, NGOs, Academia who working in coastal issue.

Photo Gallery: http://picasaweb.google.com/thailand.mff/MarinceScienceConfPhuketJune2010#

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