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Tana Delta, Kenya - Competition for Land and Water

The Tana Delta is the largest and wetland ecosystem in Kenya and is found on the Kenyan Coast (East). The Tana river is the largest and longest river in Kenya ( nearly 1,014 km long ). The Delta is about 130,000ha and suppors 100,000 people, consisting mostly of farmers, pastoralist & fishermen. However, the river volume has fallen by 20% in 10 years.

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Management impact of scarce water resources of the Upper Niger on the IND

This presentation on the Inner Niger Delta discusses the hydrology, water grab by existing and future dams, socio-economic and ecological impacts of water grab downstream, as well as long term solutions.

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The Water Crisis in the Inner Niger Delta (Mali)

This presentation decribes the water crisis in the Inner Niger Delta of Mali, one of the continent's largest wetlands, and the relation to dam building upstream and climate change. It is made by Bakary Kone from the Wetlands International Mali Office for our press conference on the Future of the Niger River at the World Water Forum 6 in Marseille, France.

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Ecosystems and Community Based Climate Change Adaptation Training Kit

Wetlands International and its partners have taken the initiative to develop a Training Program on the different aspects of ‘ecosystem and community based climate change adaptation’. The program consists of six different modules, each focusing on a different aspect and angle to the problem. It is developed primarily for senior program managers and practitioners and can be adapted to meet the training needs of policy and decision makers and key persons in international and national agencies and donors.

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Presentation at UN Biodiversity summit COP 10 about peatlands and climate

Presented by Alex Kaat on 19 October 2010 in Nagoya, Japan, During the 10th Conference of Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

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Mobile Exposition: Save Our Mangroves!

Save Our Mangroves! is a mobile exposition in three languages: English, French and Portuguese, which highlights the importance of mangrove forests in West Africa, the drivers of their destruction and what Wetlands International African and IUCN Senegal do to preserve them.

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Manatee Monitoring Training Modules

These are videos of the two modules on Manatee Monitoring Training Module that provide a training on how to do manatee monitoring. Documented at the Saloum Delta Workshop on Manatee Monitoring in May 2010 in Senegal by Sander Carpay, Communications Officer, Wetlands International Africa.

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The Flyway Training Kit

The new Flyway Training Kit is a one-of-a-kind resource in flyway-scale conservation and represents an important step towards meeting core strategic objectives of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands and AEWA. This innovative conservation tool by Wetlands International and partners is designed to build capacity to plan, implement, monitor and engage in effective flyway-scale conservation of migratory waterbirds and wetland habitats in Africa and Eurasia.

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Peat swamp forests and palm oil

This presentation was made for the meeting with EU at the end of January 2010. It discusses the following issues: 

  • Where and what are peatlands
  • Peatland loss and carbon emissions
  • Biofuels, palm oil and peatland loss
  • What is / should be done
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Palm oil and peat training tool

This is a powerpoint publication, consisting of 73 powerpoint slides about the impact and guidelines for palm oil production on peatlands.

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