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Wetlands (Ramsar Convention)

This project is no longer active as of 2005.

LakeNet has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Ramsar Bureau for the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance. The agreement was signed at Ramsar's 11th meeting of the Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP) in Gland, Switzerland by Delmar Blasco, Ramsar's Secretary General, and David Read Barker, President of LakeNet. LakeNet has also been formally designated as an Observer to Ramsar's Scientific, Technical and Review Panel.



1/20/2004 - Information note on LakeNet cooperation with Ramsar available

10/1/2003 - New Ramsar "Wetlands of Importance"
Check the Lakes Database for information on three new Ramsar "wetlands of international importance" in Nepal: Lake Beeshazar, Ghodaghodi Lake Complex, and Jagadishpur Reservoir.



LakeNet Cooperation with the Ramsar Convention during Nov. 2002-Jan. 2004  Interim Project Report. LakeNet Information Note to the Ramsar Standing Committee. English. 1/11/2004.

LakeNet-Ramsar Memorandum of Cooperation  Partnership Agreement. Final. 4/11/2003.


Project Activities

For more information about this project, please click on one of the following links:

Convention on Biological Diversity
Ramsar Convention, 8th Conference of Parties, Valencia, Spain 2002


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