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Solving conflicts over water scarcity in the Kimana Wetlands, Kenya

In East and Sub Saharan Africa, availability of water is the single most critical factor for the survival of people. Wetlands in these regions are […]

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Advise to the Contracting Parties of CBD COP 9

This paper presents our views on the issues on the agenda of the Convention of Biological Diversity, COP 9, in Bonn, May 2008. Wetlands International […]

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Wetlands supporting livelihoods in Malawi and Zambia

A film by Wetlands International that shows the importance of wise use of dambos (seasonally flooded grasslands) in Central Southern Africa, for the communities that […]

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Healthy Wetlands, Healthy People

On 8 November 2007 the People’s Government of Shaoxing City hosted a symposium, organised by Wetlands International, entitled ‘Healthy Wetlands, Healthy People’. The opening sessions […]

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Wetlands and Livelihoods Working Group

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Factsheet Wetlands and Poverty Reduction Project

Many of the poor rely on wetlands for food, water, construction materials and similar necessities. Wetlands also act as transport corridors and provide protection against […]

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Brochure on Wetlands And Poverty Reduction Project

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WI Policy Brief World Water Forum 2006

This brochure is especially developed for distribution at major events like the Convention on Biodiversity in Brasil and the World Water Forum in Mexico this […]

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Striking a Balance

This leaflet promotes the Striking a Balance (SAB) approach, which seeks to address the widespread and growing pressures on wetlands in Africa from agricultural and other […]