In the villages of Ghazza and Mansoura, near the Ammiq wetland (Lebanon’s major Ramsar Site), more than 50 dairy cattle farms are dumping their runoff and cow manure directly into […]
“Hima” is an Arabic word meaning literally “protected area” in a traditional indigenous management system and conservation of biodiversity and natural resources, in place for almost 1,500 years in the […]
MedScapes is funded by the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) for initiatives between EU and other Mediterranean countries. It started in January 2014 and will end in December 2015. By developing […]
This project was implemented in close collaboration with the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL) and the Royal Society for the Protection of Nature (RSCN) in Jordan. MedWet acted as the mentoring NGO and twinning partnerships were created with the other partners and knowledge was transferred on environmental policy promotion in the framework of collaborating with ministries and local people, involving stakeholders in wetland management, using digital technology, considering socio-economic issues in site management, and operating in the framework of EU policies and directives
The UNDP/FFEM MedWet Coast project aimed at conserving the biodiversity of global and regional importance in 6 countries/ authority in the Mediterranean basin: Albania, Egypt, Lebanon, morocco, Palestinian Authority and Tunisia. Technically supported by the Station Biologique de la Tour du Valat, the Conservatoire du Littoral and the Atelier Technique des Espaces Naturels, it was financed by the national contributions of these countries as well as the Global Environment Facility (GEF) through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the French Global Environment Facility (FGEF).