Within the framework of the project “Development of eco-tourism activities for the Conservation of Five Key Sites for Biodiversity in Northern Tunisia” and under the theme “Local Initiatives of a […]
Today, Algeria hosts 2,375 wetlands, including 50 Ramsar Sites of International Importance, composed of 2,056 wetlands of natural origin and 319 of artificial origin according to the Directorate General of […]
Med-ESCWET Project: Economic valuation of the ecosystem services provided by wetlands in terms of climate change adaptation in the Mediterranean
The Mediterranean wetlands represent about 18 million hectares (Mediterranean Wetlands Observatory, 2012), from 1 to 2% of the world’s wetlands. They represent an important wealth and contribute to the fact […]
Established in 1991, the Mediterranean Wetlands Initiative brings together 26 Mediterranean and peri-Mediterranean countries that are Parties to the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971). Palestine and a number of organizations and wetland centres are also part of the MedWet Initiative.
The MedWet mission is to ensure and support the effective conservation of the functions and values of Mediterranean wetlands and the sustainable use of their resources and services.