The pilot project “Ecol’Eau Sébou” launched in September 2009 in Morocco is an action undertaken jointly by the WWF MedPO Mediterranean program and the Agence du Bassin Hydraulique de Sébou […]
The MedWet Steering Group met for its ninth meeting in Athens, Greece on the 27 and 28th of January 2011. All eight members were present for the meeting giving the […]
The regional workshop on the “Hybrid HIMA approach to community based resource management” took place in Istanbul, Turkey from the 14th to the 16th April 2011. The Hybrid Hima is a community-based approach to managing the natural and human resources that utilizes traditional knowledge and modern-day innovation.
The LIFE3 TCY/INT/031 Maghreb wetlands project was a large EC funded project under the DG Environment. It aimed to reinforce the participating countries’ capacity building on a national level, in order for them to be able to implement policies for the conservation and wise use of their wetlands, while taking into consideration the ecological functions of specific sites and promoting a trans-regional cooperation about the use of specific tools and methodologies. The results of the project were positive and some of the outputs are still in place like in the Reghaia Lake in Algeria educational centre built during the project.
This project was an initiative aiming at the resolution of conflicts on the use of a common water resource at local or sub-basin level through stakeholder involvement and dialogue in the MENA region. To a certain extent, the capacity building program had “action–research” characteristics and provided an opportunities to local and national actors to build their capacity for integrated water water resources management. The project was done with the support of InWEnt and GWP.
On the 14th and 15th May the world celebrates the Migratory Bird Day. This special day was initiated in 2006 and raises awareness on the need to protect migratory birds […]