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Support for the conservation of wetlands and wetland species in the Azov-Black Sea region of Ukraine

The capacity of Ukraine to fulfil its obligations under the Ramsar Convention and to facilitate its accession to the Bonn Convention and African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement was strengthened.


Action Description:

Lead by Wetlands International the project achieved this by:

-          establishing collaboration with and between key Ukrainian organizations and    individuals in relation to wetland conservation;

-          facilitating the wetland inventory and monitoring programmes;

-          developing and implementing training programmes on wetland assessment;

-          facilitating the development and implementation of management plans for focal wetlands;

-          facilitating wetland action planning for the Azov-Black Sea region.

The project was financed by the Netherlands’ Ministry of Agriculture, Nature Management and Fisheries and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the framework of the Netherlands’ Programme for the International Nature Management

Publications:

Programme of the monitoring of waterbirds in the Azov-Black Sea region of Ukraine

Programme and Action Plan for Waterbird Monitoring in the Azov-Black Sea Region of Ukraine

Sivash – the lagoon between two seas

Wetlands of International Importance of Ukraine

Winter Records of Birds on the Azov-Black Sea Coast of Ukraine (1998)

Winter Records of Birds on the Azov-Black Sea Coast of Ukraine (1999)

Legal Background for Conservation and Wise Use of Wetlands in Ukraine. Review of legal documents

Current Status of Sivash. Collection of Scientific papers

Wetlands of the Azov-Black Sea Region of Ukraine. Bibliography (1970-1999)

Numbers and distribution of breeding waterbirds in the wetlands of the Azov-Black Sea Region of Ukraine

Distribution of waterbirds in the Sivash in the summer-autumn period

An Integrated Approach to the Management of the Sivash

 


Action Partners:

Ministry for Environmental Protection of Ukraine
Azov-Black Sea Ornitological Station (Ukraine)