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Future proofing Cities in Asia: Water as Leverage for Resilient Cities in Semarang, Indonesia Case study

Future proofing Cities in Asia: Water as Leverage for Resilient Cities in Semarang, Indonesia

Wetlands International has joined the Water as Leverage for Resilient Cities: Asia initiative of the Netherlands Special Envoy for International Water Affairs, Henk Ovink as […]

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Living with water & wetlands: flood risk reduction in Panama City

Every year between June and December, the wet season in Panama brings, to the communities of Panama City, the risk of flooding. As a country, […]

An aerial view of mangrove forest stretching for water in the foreground into haze in the background Case study

Mangrove Capital Africa

Mangrove Capital Africa is a ten-year programme to improve the lives of millions of people by safeguarding and restoring the mangroves they live in.

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Corredor Azul

What is the Corredor Azul programme? Corredor Azul is a ten-year programme led by Wetlands International and funded by DOB Ecology. Its vision is that […]

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Conserving and restoring the iconic marshes of Southern Iraq

The iconic Mesopotamian Marshlands in Iraq, often referred to as the ‘Garden of Eden’, also contain the giant Majnoon oil fields. The wetlands were severely […]

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Conserving and restoring wetlands in Nigeria’s Niger River Delta

The Niger Delta in Nigeria is the largest wetland in Africa and the third largest mangrove forest in the world.

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Building ecosystem resilience to escape a humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia

The remote Somali region in northeast Ethiopia is one of the most challenging Sahelian environments we’ve ever worked in. This is a parched landscape of […]

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Ensuring food and water security in Mali

Nearly two million people directly depend on the waters of the Upper Niger River and seasonal wetlands in Mali’s Inner Niger Delta. While armed conflict […]

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Conservation and sustainable use of mangroves in the Sine Saloum Delta, Senegal

The Sine Saloum Delta is a biodiversity-rich mangrove ecosystem on Senegal’s Atlantic coast. More than 100,000 inhabitants depend on the mangroves for their livelihoods. The […]