Resources

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 […]

News

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 […]

News

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 […]

Publication

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 […]

Blog

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 […]

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 […]

Blog

The start of a deep and positive connection between the environment, society and the economy

A 15 year-old environment campaigner stole the limelight from Ban Ki-Moon at the UN climate reception last Thursday night as he told his story of […]

Case study

Building ecosystem resilience to escape a humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia

The remote Somali region in northeast Ethiopia is one of the most challenging Sahelian environments we’ve ever worked in. This is a parched landscape of […]

News

“No Sustainable Development Goals unless action is taken to reduce the deficit in natural infrastructure”

New York – At the High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) NGO Wetlands International states that better management and restoration of […]