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Wetlands International General Brochure

Why are wetlands important? And what are we doing about it? This brochure introduces why and how we do what we do.  

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Researchers carry out baseline studies for 54,000Ha of mangroves in Rufiji Delta

Rufiji Delta is a host to several villages including Nyamisati, and Jaja. During this month of May – these villages have been home to a […]

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Water we doing about water?

Did you know that the answer can be found in nature? Nature-based solutions such as restoring mangrove buffers in degraded coastal areas or preserving peatlands […]

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Work under Partners for Resilience in Odisha selected as one among the best practices in Asia

Under the programme, Partners for Resilience (PfR) led by Wetlands International South Asia, a case study on sustainable community-based disaster risk management - Responding to emergencies, A PfR perspective - was selected as one among the best practices in Asia by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC). This case was submitted under the programme Institutionalizing Sustainable Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM).

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First national workshop held in Indonesia to address land subsidence problems

On 27–28 March a national seminar was held in Jakarta on the urgent issue of land subsidence in coastal lowlands which is increasingly affecting coastal […]

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Enhancing action on wetlands as a key strategy to reach Paris Agreement objectives

Addressing freshwater ambitions explicitly through Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) provides a key entry-point for countries to emphasise the importance of freshwater strategies for adapting to […]

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Farming, logging activities threaten Rufiji Mangroves

Residents express fears over increased depletion of mangrove forests in Rufiji Delta. As you manoeuvre the calm waters off the coast of Nyamisati in Rufiji […]

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Building with Nature – the answer to water related challenges is in nature

March 22nd is World Water Day. This year’s theme is ‘The answer is in nature’. Over the last decade The Netherlands has gained a lot […]

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Position paper ‘Building with Nature – exploring Nature Based Solutions for water challenges’

March 22nd is World Water Day. In 2018 the theme is ‘The answer is in nature’. Over the last decade The Netherlands has gained a […]