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Wetlands International emphasises conflict-sensitive and human-security approaches to infrastructure as new Malian government takes office

Water infrastructure must be ‘conflict-sensitive’ and coordinated between ministries representative of all stakeholders if future escalation of violence in Mali is to be avoided, according […]

Case study

Building Urban Resilience with Nature

At Wetlands International, we are working on leveraging nature to transform cities into safer and more prosperous environments for tomorrow. As cities are increasingly challenged […]

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EDD19. Discussing how to address water threats to promote peaceful and inclusive societies

The degradation of Sahelian wetlands leads to water and food scarcity and further land degradation and can affect the social, economic and political stability of […]

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Our efforts paid off: Global Platform for DRR 2019 emphasises the key role of ecosystems

The 6th session of Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) is a crucial event in terms of global disaster risk reduction (DRR) planning, policy and […]

Case study

Strengthening the Biodiversity Corridor of Paraná Delta: a way to save the marsh deer

As part of the Corredor Azul Programme, we have started the process of  strengthening the biodiversity corridor of the Parana Delta in Argentina, which will […]

Blog

In India, Nature’s Power Overwhelms Engineered Wetlands

In India, they call the state of Kerala in the country’s far south “God’s own country”.  That wasn’t how it felt last August, when monsoon […]

Event

We at Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The theme of the 6th session of Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) is ‘Resilience Dividend: Towards Sustainable and Inclusive Societies’. We are co-organising, […]

Publication

Words into Action Guidelines: Implementation Guide for Addressing Water-Related Disasters and Transboundary Cooperation

The new United Nations’ implementation guide for addressing water-related disasters and transboundary cooperation assesses water-related risks under climate change through a transboundary lens. One of […]

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Blue-Green Infrastructure for Climate Change Adaptation: Combining nature and semi-natural structures for water management an risk reduction in the Peruvian basins

With a changing climate, we need to think beyond traditional or “grey” engineering. “Blue-Green Infrastructure” (BGI), being the interconnected network of natural and semi-natural areas, […]