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Planting trees to eat fish

This book draws on the experiences of four projects (in Indonesia, Kenya, Zambia/Malawi and Mali) that combined conservation and development goals. The four projects demonstrated […]

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Adapting to Climate Change in the Himalayas: Jhelum Basin experiences

This film tells the story of the Jhelum Basin experiences in adapting to climate change in the Himalayas. It was made by Wetlands International South […]

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Bio-rights in Theory and Practice

Bio-rights is an innovative financing mechanism for reconciling poverty alleviation and environmental conservation. By providing micro-credits for sustainable development, the approach enables local communities to […]

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Demo Sites for Coastal Ecosystem Rehabilitation After Tsunami

List of Proposed Demo Sites for Coastal Rehabilitation, activities carried, suggestions to government, and details of contact persons in the field.

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Pilot project for Sustainable Coastal management in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone’s coastal and marine biodiversity faces many threats ranging from habitat destruction, climate change (coastal erosion, flooding and droughts), hunting, collection of sea turtle […]

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An assessment of lessons learnt from the “Green Coast Project”

This report provides the lessons learnt during the implementation of the Green Coast programme in Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam (NAD) Province and Nias Island, in Aceh […]

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Solving conflicts over water scarcity in the Kimana Wetlands, Kenya

In East and Sub Saharan Africa, availability of water is the single most critical factor for the survival of people. Wetlands in these regions are […]

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Advise to the Contracting Parties of CBD COP 9

This paper presents our views on the issues on the agenda of the Convention of Biological Diversity, COP 9, in Bonn, May 2008. Wetlands International […]

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Wetlands supporting livelihoods in Malawi and Zambia

A film by Wetlands International that shows the importance of wise use of dambos (seasonally flooded grasslands) in Central Southern Africa, for the communities that […]