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Wetlands: Our Frontline Defence against Floods

Over the past three weeks, more than 200 Kenyans have been killed by raging floods and landslides. Rivers have broken banks, and dams and lakes […]

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Strengthening stakeholder capacity towards integrating geo-data to address WRM & WASH issues in Kajiado

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) knowledge is a powerful decision support tool that provides for collection and analysis of data. Wetlands International through a project supported […]

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Reviewing Rufiji Delta Management Plan for Mangrove Ecosystem Sustainability

In recent times, natural resource management has been moving toward a more collaborative and participatory management approach. This is no different to the approach adopted […]

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Multi-stakeholder problem solving to address water resources data gap in Kajiado

Wetlands international together with other stakeholders held a one-day workshop in Kajiado, Kenya on 16 May 2019 to kick off activities under the project “ […]

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Application of Geo-Data in Water Resource Management for Sustainable Livelihoods in Kajiado

Kajiado County covers parts of Athi and Rift Valley basins within the southwestern region of Kenya. The region is predominantly characterised by extremes and variations […]

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The next generation of wetland conservation champions- The World Celebrates World Wetlands Day

From sea level rise, coral bleaching, hydrological effects, changes in water temperature, to alterations in water availability and quality, climate change is threatening our wetlands […]

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Mutual Gains Approach as a negotiation tool for Ecosystem Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods

The productivity and sustainability of natural systems, including wetlands, is increasingly being challenged by a multitude of natural and anthropogenically-induced changes and rising hazards — […]

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Promoting gender equality in water resources management in Kenya

In Kenya, as in most parts of the world, women and girls who are largely responsible for gathering water and fuel for their households are […]

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Rufiji Delta Communities Trained on Alternative Mangrove Restoration Approaches

Mangrove restoration is not just planting one or two mangrove species in straight lines – it’s much more complex than that! To demystify this, Wetlands […]

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Wetlands, the front line to our defence – World Wetlands Day 2019

As the climate is changing, we need to take better care of our wetlands – they are the front line of our defence! The world […]