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In memory of Paul Mafabi

We deeply regret to announce that our former Supervisory Council member and most appreciated partner, Paul Mafabi succumbed to COVID-19 on the age of 62. […]

News

Bending the curve of freshwater biodiversity loss

Wetlands International freshwater experts contribute to Living Planet Report 2020   Freshwater habitats including rivers, streams, lakes and other wetlands are among the most threatened ecosystems on our planet. Their biodiversity is declining far […]

News

Call for an ambitious Global Biodiversity Framework on World Wetlands Day 2020

Open Letter by the International Organization Partners to the Convention on Wetlands: Birdlife International, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), the International Union for Conservation […]

News

A Vision for the World’s Wetlands and their People on World Wetlands Day

With the spotlight in 2020 firmly on the twinned crises of climate and biodiversity and the choices the world must make to avoid catastrophe, journalist […]

Blog

Making Chennai climate-resilient: The Water as Leverage initiative

With nearly 70% of water being contaminated, India is placed at 120th amongst 122 countries. The water quality index according to Niti Aayogs composite water […]

Video

How Watershed is making a difference in Bangladesh, Kenya and Uganda

Watershed- empowering citizens programme is a strategic partnership between the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and IRC, Simavi, Wetlands International and Akvo. It aims to […]

Event

Stockholm World Water Week 2019

We are looking forward to joining this year’s Stockholm World Water Week, with the theme- Water for society: Including all. We will be participating in […]

Case study

Empowered communities mobilise government funds to increase their flood safety

The northern state of Bihar is one of the least developed states in India, and almost yearly hit by serious floods. Every year during the […]

Blog

Transforming women’s lives through inclusive planning

Gulnaaz Khatun feels happier these days. The 33 year old lady living in Lakhnipur Maheshpatti village of Samastipur District, Bihar, will soon be getting a […]

Blog

A quilombola woman recounts how the wetlands help sustain her community

Luzia Rodrigues Ozório learned in her childhood to respect water and land, a value inherited from her parents, riverine communities, fishermen and the Afrodescendents. The […]