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New report: Degradation of wetlands in the Sahel is wrecking lives, driving migration

Poor management of water resources is an overlooked cause of migration from Africa to Europe. BRUSSELS, Belgium – 3rd May 2017 – Wetlands International launched […]

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Factsheet – Water Shocks: Wetlands and Human Migration in the Sahel

This factsheet provides an overview of the report ‘Water Shocks: Wetlands and Human Migration in the Sahel‘. The Water Shocks report calls attention to the […]

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Water Shocks: Wetlands and Human Migration in the Sahel

This report calls attention to the worsening condition of wetlands in the Sahel and explains how this decline is undermining human well-being and compelling people […]

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A roadmap to reduce drought risk in Ethiopia

Wetlands International and partners working in the Somali Regional State of Ethiopia published the Atlas of the Upper Fafan Catchment.

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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 […]

Blog

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 […]

Blog

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 […]

News

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 […]

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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 […]