Biodiversity Conservation & Ecosystem Management for Iraqi Marshlands

IUCN and partners are implementing a project in Iraq to strengthen the institutional and technical capacity of biodiversity conservation and ecosystem management for the Iraqi Marshlands

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The Project aim is assisting the Iraqi MoEnv technically to develop and implement the management and preservation plan for the Iraqi Marshland.

As part of this support, the initiative aims to establish a long-term preservation and management plan of the cultural and biological diversity of the area through the World Heritage (WH) inscription process.

The project is expected to achieve a number of results that local communities will benefit from on the local and global levels.

  • Funded by: the Italian Government,
  • Implemented by: IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA)