Forum on Wetlands for Livelihoods

Event date: 8 July 2013 - 12 July 2013

City: Kigali
Country: Rwanda
Website: Forum on Wetland for Livelihoods

Description: UNESCO-IHE and the Rwandan Environmental Management Authority (REMA), will host, with international and regional partners, a Forum on Wetlands for Livelihoods, linking policy makers, regional stakeholders and researchers. 

The Forum will provide an important and strategic opportunity for stimulating research, capacity building and policy for wetland management across the Nile Basin and further afield. Building on the ramsar Convention’s Wise use of Wetlands, there is a need for more inclusive and ambitious policies and actions to support wetlands and the livelihoods that depend on them.