Project Profile

WETwin:improving wetland management in twinned river basins in EU, Africa and South America

Duration : November 1, 2008 - October 31, 2011
(Extended to December 31, 2011)

The objective of the WETwin project is to enhance the role of wetlands in basin-scale integrated water resources management (IWRM), with the aim of improving the community service functions while conserving good ecological status.

Location(s): South Africa
Project Contact: Johnston, Robyn
Donor(s): ECU
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Farmers cultivating lettuce, while another farmer digs a small canal (marwa) with a donkey, Egypt. Photo: cc: Hamish John Appleby/IWMI