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|Sites Participating||1) Etang de l’ Or (France)|
2) Kerkini Lake (Greece)
3) Diaccia Botrona (Italy)
4) Sado Estuary (Portugal)
5) Aiguamollis de l’ Empordà (Spain)
|Duration||From 1992 to June 1996|
|Duration in months: 75|
|Objectives||To develop methods and tools specific to Mediterranean wetlands in five areas|
|Partners||1. Ramsar Bureau|
5. IWRB (International Wetlands and Waterflow Research Bureau, now Wetlands International)
6. Tour du Valat
|Budget||€ 6.645.000Capacity Building||Main Financing:||Co-financing agencies:||Partners:|
|66% covered by EC (through ACNAT)||Ramsar Bureau|
Tour du Valat
|Process||Development of systematic methods and tools tested separately in a number of wetland sites and applied in an integrated way in five Mediterranean Wetland areas.MedWet Inventory System and database for planning monitoring programmes, developed, tested and published by ICN Portugal, IWRB|
Publication with case studies and legal review in wetland management by the DGCN Spain.
Training modules and practical training guides prepared. Organisation of training courses by the Tour du Valat and the French Ministry of Environment.
Systematic methodology of public awareness tools, developed and applied by WWF International and the Greek Ministry of Environment.
Dissemination of MedWet research results by the Tour du Valat and the French Ministry of Environment.