Mangrove forest communities in Rufiji Delta trained on an alternative approach to mangrove restoration.

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


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 […]


Act before it’s too late: urgent action is needed to save the waterbirds in Africa

On 8th December 2018, the Seventh Meeting of the Parties of African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA MOP7) came to a close in Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South […]


New study predicts that African waterbirds will suffer from climate change

Wetlands International and BirdLife International have launched results of a major climate impact study at the 7th Meeting of the Parties (MOP7) of the UNEP African-Eurasian Migratory […]


Wetlands International at Ramsar COP13

Wetlands International attended the 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP13) held in Dubai, UAE from […]


Ziway-Shalla Basin in Balance: Climate Resilience for People and Nature in Ethiopian Rift

A unique consortium of Ethiopian and Dutch expert organizations has recently started a Euro 4.3 million initiative called “Ziway-Shalla: Basin in Balance” in Ethiopia’s Central […]


Hope for Abijatta Shalla lakes national park as team develops an interim management plan and TEEB study in a bid to save it

Wetlands Internationals’ Climate resilient flyway project team on 29thof August held a stakeholder’s inception workshop to develop a   management plan and to undertake The Economics […]


Eastern Africa team wins the Wetlands International team excellence award

On 21st October 2018, Wetlands International Eastern Africa team won the prestigious Wetlands International team excellence award in Dubai on the eve of RamsarCOP13, for […]


Mangrove Capital Africa programme to support the review of the Rufiji Delta Management plan 27 years in the making

Rufiji Delta though a mangrove hub, rich in biodiversity and is undoubtedly indispensable for the community living here, continues to unfortunately, suffer adversely from heavy […]


Badoudou Women reaping big from saving

We embarked on our journey at exactly 10am on a hot Tuesday morning in July to Sokhone in the Saloum Delta. On arrival we immediately […]