During the 52nd meeting of the Standing Committee of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, Acting Secretary General Ms Ania Grobicki announced, to general acclamation, that the number of Sites on […]
Wetlands are represented at the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress by the presence of the Ramsar Convention Secretariat (see full article here), who will be participating in several events and […]
Note from the MedWet Secretariat The following information on the situation of Ramsar Sites in MedWet countries has been extracted from the report of the Ramsar Secretariat to […]
In its role as the Regional Implementation Team for the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) in the Mediterranean Basin Biodiversity Hotspot, BirdLife International invites Letters of Inquiry from civil society organisations for small grants, to […]
When it comes to water, the South and East Mediterranean region is one of the poorest parts of the world. The annual consumption of water continues to exceed the renewable […]
This project involved three wetland sites in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia and ran from 2004 to 2006. It aimed to reinforce capacity building on a national and local level so that “wise use” of wetlands policies could be implemented. Socio-economic aspects were taken into consideration and were used to involve local stakeholders and improve the income of local communities. Practically, this involved the training of the technical personnel and site managers in the management and monitoring (data collection) of the site. Environmental education centers were established and ecotourism was promoted.