Resources

Case study

SaWeL: Safeguarding Sahelian wetlands for food security

The SaWeL programme contributes to improving food security, livelihoods and resilience of smallholder farmers in Sahelian wetlands by scaling up sustainable agricultural water management, ecosystem management and creating access to market systems. Food, wetlands […]

Event

Wetlands International at the Climate Adaptation Summit

On January 25-26 the Climate Adaptation Summit takes place online at www.cas2021.com. Wetlands International organises two new large initiatives through formal CAS side events and […]

Event

CAS 2021: Transforming the Sahel’s Blue Lifelines for Peaceful and Resilient Communities

Join our event at the Climate Adaptation Summit and learn how we can accelerate adaptation to climate change by reviving wetlands, the blue lifelines, across […]

Case study

Urban Wetlands for Cooler Cities

In an already urbanised world, cities are suffering from Urban Heat Island Effect, (UHI) – higher temperatures in built up areas – due to reduced […]

News

Safeguard and restore wetlands to support people and nature through the pandemic and beyond

“Healthy wetlands are vital lifelines for  people struggling to survive through the pandemic – by supporting  local communities with training and advice we are helping them to secure safe water supplies, grow […]

Event

UNFCCC Race to Zero Dialogues Water Action Day

‘Scaling up the Power of Wetlands for Ambitious Climate Action’ Join Wetlands International as we lead breakout discussion, ‘Scaling up the Power of Wetlands for […]

News

Authorities urged to revise plans for large-scale irrigation and dam construction along Mali’s blue lifelines

Plans for large-scale irrigation and dam construction along the river Niger in Mali, require serious and urgent attention from national, regional and international authorities, according […]

News

Youth Power in Restoring Ethiopia’s Central Rift Valley Lakes

In the last two decades, the negative impact of human activities on the environment has reared its ugly face in most parts of the world. Ethiopia’s […]

Publication

Locking Carbon in Wetlands: Enhancing Climate Action by Including Wetlands in NDCs

With the focus on enhancing climate ambition in the run up to Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) submissions, a new report by the Alliance for Global […]

News

Opportunity to reshape action to multiple risks with a focus on vulnerable people

The impact of COVID19 on poor and vulnerable people is severe. Lockdowns and curfews imposed to curb the spread of COVID19 have brought untold economic […]