Wetlands dependency

Blog: Built or Natural Infrastructure - a False Dichotomy

By Matthew McCartney and James Dalton. This year the World Economic Forum identified “water” as the biggest societal and economic risk for the next 10 years – read that again – the biggest risk!   …  

11 Mar 2015 | News story

African landscape

Blog: A picture is worth a thousand words. So how much is a video worth?

By Claire Warmenbol. That question came to mind when I watched the video of our WISE-UP project, recently broadcast on Deutsche Welle TV. It shows what the project does, no, it brings to life what the project does…in just over 6 minutes. …  

25 Feb 2015 | News story

Kande,Malawi - Fishermen returning from fishing rest at Malawi lake shores

Building bridges for better water management: IUCN project expands to Africa

BRIDGE stands for ‘Building River Dialogue and Governance’ and is an IUCN project which has been implemented since 2011 in nine transboundary basins. Recently, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) supported the addition of five new river basins for BRIDGE work in Africa.  …  

18 Feb 2015 | News story

Lac Tchad Map

Le projet Bridge AFRICA à l’œuvre pour la ratification de la charte de l’eau du Bassin du Lac Tchad

L’UICN, dans le cadre du projet Bridge Africa, a effectué une mission de sensibilisation des décideurs des États membres de la Commission du Bassin du Lac Tchad (CBLT) pour la ratification de la Charte de l'Eau du Bassin du Lac Tchad. …   | English

20 Jan 2015 | News story

Inger Andersen, IUCN Director General

Inger Andersen takes up her duties as IUCN Director General

This week IUCN extends a warm welcome to Inger Andersen as she takes on her new role as Director General. …  

13 Jan 2015 | News story

Inner Niger Delta, Mali

Le Conseil des Ministres de l’Autorité du Bassin du Niger adopte une résolution relative à la protection des écosystèmes

La 33ème session du Conseil des Ministres de l’ABN a statué et adopté la résolution proposée par l’UICN relative à la protection des écosystèmes, pour l’élaboration d’un Plan de développement des zones humides du bassin du Niger en rapport avec l’UICN et en collaboration avec le Secrétariat de la Convention de Ramsar. …   | English

06 Jan 2015 | News story


New website for Global Water Initiative in West Africa

A new website for GWI West Africa was launched providing a platform for information on large dams, irrigated agriculture, land tenure and family farming in the region. …  

23 Dec 2014 | News story

Psyche Creek

It’s not a pipe – it’s a pond!

IUCN submitted three short films to this year’s Green-Go Short Film Contest. One of them is about the value of wetlands... …  

19 Dec 2014 | News story

Follow the action

Video: Insights into the Water, Energy, and Food Security Nexus

A new video providing a collection of insights on opportunities and solutions on Water, Energy and Food Security has been shown at the recent Nexus Symposium which took place in Beijing from 11-13 November. …  

17 Nov 2014 | News story


Water Vacancy: BRIDGE Project Coordinator West and Central Africa

The IUCN Global Water Programme is looking for a project coordinator for its BRIDGE activities in West and Central Africa. …  

10 Nov 2014 | News story

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