Resources

Case study

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, […]

Video

Water, Peace, and Security partnership

Water insecurity is increasing worldwide. 36% of the world’s people live in water-scarce regions. On average, droughts affect over 50 million people annually and cause […]

News

Call for Wetland Decade under the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030)

Open Letter by the International Organisation Partners of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. The environmental health of our wetlands across the world is deteriorating. The […]

Blog

Transforming women’s lives through inclusive planning

Gulnaaz Khatun feels happier these days. The 33 year old lady living in Lakhnipur Maheshpatti village of Samastipur District, Bihar, will soon be getting a […]

Blog

Maimuna and the mangroves

The connections between women and wetlands, and the role they play in conservation cannot be ignored. But then, how important is it? To look for […]

Publication

Exploratory Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Study in Demak Coastal Area: Water Availability and Water Users

The Deltares modelling study shows that the yearly water supply from the rivers is abundant in Demak, however it is unequally distributed over space and […]

Blog

A quilombola woman recounts how the wetlands help sustain her community

Luzia Rodrigues Ozório learned in her childhood to respect water and land, a value inherited from her parents, riverine communities, fishermen and the Afrodescendents. The […]

Publication

Strategic Intent 2015-2025

The Strategic Intent 2015-2025 is the ten-year outlook for our organisation and the overarching strategy for the organisation worldwide. It reflects on wetland based solutions for people […]

Blog

Communities manage permeable structures to restore mangroves in Java

The restoration of a mangrove green belt in muddy coastal areas suffering from erosion and abrasion can be done through, among others, construction of permeable […]

News

Promoting blue-green infrastructure for urban resilience at the EU Forum Cities and Regions for Development Cooperation

In Brussels, Belgium, City mayors, decision-makers and top experts from the field presented their experiences and initiatives that include blue-green infrastructure during a Wetlands International-organized […]