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Development of a National Wetland Strategy and Action Plan for Ukraine

A National Strategy and Action Plan including strategic planning policies for integrated and inter-sectoral conservation, restoration and wise-use of wetlands and wetland resources in Ukraine was agreed and drafted. The national wetland directory was updated and amended. This is now awaiting formal endorsement by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Ukrainian.


Action Description:

Wetlands International lead a participatory process to develop this, including government, scientific and NGO stakeholders. The gap analysis, priority identification, compilation and analysis of existing data with emphasis on the inland wetlands of Ukraine was completed as the basis for the strategy and action plan.

Project was financed by the Netherlands’ Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality.

Publications:

Directory of Ukraine’s Wetlands

National Strategy for Conservation of Wetlands of Ukraine (draft version)

Winter Records of Birds on the Azov-Black Sea Coast of Ukraine (2001)

Wetlands of Ukraine, perspective to be awarded for the Ramsar List (map)

Marsh ecosystems of Eastern Carpathians in Ukraine


Action Partners:

Ministry for Environmental Protection of Ukraine

The State Committee of Ukraine for Water Management

National Ecological Centre of Ukraine