2 edition of Transboundary approaches to the conservation and utilisation of the Chobe-Caprivi wetlands found in the catalog.
Transboundary approaches to the conservation and utilisation of the Chobe-Caprivi wetlands
by IUCN Regional Office for Southern Africa [distributor]
Written in English
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Soil erosion, sedimentation and impacts on wetlands and flood control: It is proposed that a major role of Kagera TAMP is to improve land management practices (cropping, livestock, etc) through for example, conservation agriculture, agroforestry, zero grazing, fodder and rangeland management and above all integrated ecosystem approaches. Another unique contribution of this book is the examination of the role of government and communities in managing water resources in Ethiopia. Results show that the top-down approach used by the socialist Derg government in soil and water conservation and social programs exacerbated water problems and reduced community participation.3/5(1).
Managing MIDAs IUCN INTERNATIONAL UNION FOR CONSERVATION OF NATURE WORLD HEADQUARTERS mission is “the conservation and wise use of all wetlands through local and national actions and international cooperation, and cooperate internationally on transboundary wetlands, shared wetland systems and shared species. Wetlands International is the only global NGO dedicated to the conservation and wise use of wetlands. It works globally, regionally and nationally to achieve the conservation and wise use of wetlands, to benefit biodiversity and human well-being. IUCN The World Conservation Union is the world's largest and most important conservation Size: 2MB.
Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. In the past few years, there has been considerable international concern about the rate of species loss on a global scale. The International Convention on Biodiversity (which was. A transboundary protected area is an ecological protected area that spans boundaries of more than one country or sub-national entity. Such areas are also known as transfrontier conservation areas or peace parks. TBPAs exist in many forms around the world, and are established for various reasons. The preservation of traditional animal migration patterns, ensuring sufficient food and water sources for population growth, is a critical reason for the creation .
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IUCN sought to begin a crucial cross-border dialogue to address incompatible land and resource uses in the area. This is the first stage in addressing transboundary natural resource management in the area, and clearly focuses on both the ecosystem and the participation of all stakeholdersAuthor: Ruud Jansen, B.
Kamweneshe. While the book does not have much substantive text about the challenges in establishing such conservation zones, it is a worthy addition to any coffee table. A picture is indeed worth a thousand words with the general public and the book serves an important purpose by visually sensitizing us to the value of transboundary by: Transboundary Conservation reflects the strong commitment of CEMEX, Conservation International, Agrupacion Sierra Madre, and the WILD Foundation to publish the latest information on global biodiversity conservation.
This book highlights the new approach of transboundary conservation -- one that promises to have a profound impact on protected. IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA), Transboundary Conservation Specialist Group Abstract: Approximately one-third of all terrestrial high-biodiversity sites straddle national land borders, yet few man-made boundaries are fixed, and international boundaries often alter over time or disappear by: Transboundary Conservation: A systematic and integrated approach The text of this book is printed on paper made from wood bre from well-managed forests certi ed in accordance with the rules.
Transboundary conservation has an important, yet often undervalued, role in the international conservation regime. When applied to the legally ambiguous and interconnected marine environment this Author: Peter Mackelworth. Wetlands other than rivers and lakes are valuable components of the Amur-Heilong ecosystem.
Unfortunately, no consistent comparative information is available on wetland types and their distribution in the transboundary basin due to the different approaches. 5 A Guide to the Convention on Wetlands, (Ramsar, Iran, ) W hen the Ramsar Manualwas first compiled by T.
Davis and published init was enthusiastically welcomed as an essential vade mecumthrough the sometimes bewildering world of Ramsar resolutions, guidelines, and terminology. It grew out of date quickly, however, especially because the work completed by the Conference of theFile Size: KB.
In this paper, we review the current threats and challenges to the conservation and management of the wetlands in the VMD. We recommend that the current water management practices of the Ramsar-listed Lang Sen Wetland Reserve are changed so that the natural flood regimes are reinstated and the risks to the community from forest fires are by: 3.
Transboundary conservation is a process of cooperation to achieve conservation goals across one or more international boundaries.
Since when the first officially designated Transboundary Conservation Area was established by Canada and USA (Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park), there has been a rapid growth of transboundary initiatives. Other challenges to transboundary projects include protracted processes associated with amendments of legal and policy instruments; different interpretations of and institutional responses to legal and policy implementation requirements; limitations and disparities in ecosystem and species management capacities, as well as in the capacities required to implement systematic conservation planning; and external social, economic, and/or political dynamics Cited by: 3.
Maimuna and the mangroves – The connections between women and wetlands, and the role they play in conservation cannot be ignored.
The connections between women and wetlands, and the role they play in conservation cannot be ignored. In May the Transboundary Conservation Foundation has initiated a co-operation with the Roger Bogne Foundation in Cameroon with the aim of supporting conservation of the Gorilla and other primates species through the implementation of carbon sequestration procedures.
Ramsar handbooks for the wise use of wetlands, 4th edition 4. Getting the most out of this Handbook. The Handbooks in general. The purpose of the Ramsar Handbooks is to organize guidance material from relevant decisions adopted by the Contracting Parties over the years, according to subject themes.
UNDERLINING the importance of international commitments related to freshwater cooperation and conservation, particularly the Convention on the Law of Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses (Watercourses Convention), the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention), the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, the Convention.
The Global Transboundary Conservation Network brings together more than experts in transboundary conservation. The network was launched at the Vth IUCN World Parks Congress and is facilitated by Transboundary Conservation Specialist Group of IUCN WCPA (World Commission on Protected Areas).
IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) is the world’s oldest and. Page 3 - Convention wetlands are areas of marsh, fen, peatland or water, whether natural or artificial, permanent or temporary, with water that is static or flowing, fresh, brackish or salt, including areas of marine water the depth of which at low tide does not exceed six metres.4/5(1).
This book brings together in a concise and accessible way all of the main topics to be considered when managing transboundary waters. Contents Foreword Contributors 1. Introduction: Setting the Scene for Transboundary Water Management Approaches Part I: Analytical Approaches to Transboundary Water Management 2.
Why Negotiate?Price Range: £ - £ Moreover, key learnings from the Kangchenjunga Landscape program has added to our working knowledge of the landscape approach and transboundary conservation. Together, they can be applied in other transboundary landscapes to achieve sustainable livelihoods while contributing to global targets on biodiversity and sustainable by: 3.
Proceedings of the Workshop on Problems Related to Livestock Production and Forestry Activities in the Hadejia—Nguru Wetlands.
Unpublished report, Hadejia-Nguru Wetlands Conservation Project, Nguru, Nigeria: 14 by:. Wetland conservation is aimed at protecting and preserving areas where water exists at or near the Earth's surface, such as swamps, marshes and bogs.
Wetlands cover at least six per cent of the Earth and have become a focal issue for conservation due to the ecosystem services they provide. More than three billion people, around half the world’s population, obtain their basic water needs from.Zambezi Basin Wetlands Conservation and Resource Utilisation Project: Inception mission report [Hiscock, Eric J] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Zambezi Basin Wetlands Conservation and Resource Utilisation Project: Inception mission reportAuthor: Eric J Hiscock.Suggested Citation:"1 General Issues of Conservation of Protected Areas." National Research Council. Biodiversity Conservation in Transboundary Protected Areas. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
doi: / In light of the drastic changes taking place in land use, the over.