Ethiopia Somali Region Publications

Atlas of Ethiopia’s Upper Fafan Catchment

The Atlas presents an assessment of the current biophysical and socio-economic situation in the Upper Fafan landscape. The resulting analysis and conclusions, with maps and charts, is ideal for experts […]

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Investments in wetlands highlighted at African Regional Platform on DRR starting today

Today the 6th Africa Regional Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction opens in Mauritius, which is expected to conclude with the adoption of a plan for […]

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Why do we work in drylands?

It’s hard to imagine that 15 years ago there were lions here in Ethiopia’s Somali Regional State, but that’s what the Deputy Bureau Head of […]

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Mayors, take care of your wetlands!

Wetlands determine the sustainability, opportunities for growth and resilience of cities to a large extent. But their protective and provisioning services – often from far […]

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World DRR day: Step up for wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction

Today is the International Day for Disaster Reduction, which marks the launch of the new “Sendai Seven” campaign, centred on the seven targets of the Sendai […]


New irrigation plans threaten food production Inner Niger Delta

Food production in the Inner Niger Delta in Mali will decline as a result of government plans to expand irrigation in Office du Niger, according […]

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Extreme flooding predicted in Mali’s Inner Niger Delta

Bamako, Mali  – The latest OPIDIN flood forecasting bulletin released by Direction Nationale de l’Hydraulique and Wetlands International predicts extremely high floods in the Inner […]

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Wetlands International Africa Annual Report 2015

Wetlands International Africa endeavors to meet the challenges facing the world by: protecting the environment communities, habitat restoration and conservation of biodiversity, sustainable water management, climate change […]

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Time travel with wetlands

If we could travel back in time, to the year 1900, 65% of all wetlands in the world would not yet have been lost. We […]

A fisherman using net in early morning in Timbul Sloko, Central Java, Indonesia. 

Worldwide, mangrove-mud coasts are under severe pressure. Large scale conversion of mangroves for aquaculture and agriculture development has affected millions of people who depend on mangroves services – fisheries, timber, fuelwood – for their day-to-day survival. Blog

Liquid assets – converting wetland ecosystem services values to investment propositions

The fact that wetlands are shrinking amidst rapid development is common knowledge, and also that  the world is more climate insecure than ever as the […]

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