East Africa – Central Asia flyway

Mahavavy-Kinkony Wetland Complex, Madagascar

By James Cutler / 23rd August 2021

About Name of organisation Asity Madagascar Funding support FAPBM, GEF/UNDP, COI, HELMSLEY, BMZ, GIZ Number of staff Total number of staff at Asity Madagascar level: 35; number of staff involved in site management: 44 key staff and 5 support staff at site level, 3 key staff at headquarters level Number of visitors per year  …

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Innovation for the Development and Protection of the Environment, (IDPE)

By James Cutler / 5th March 2021

About Name of organisation Innovation for the Development and Protection of the Environment, (IDPE) Funding support IUCN-NL Number of staff 9 Number of visitors per year 3,000 Overall aims of the centre To mobilise local communities living in and around the Virunga National Park for the protection of the Virunga National Park’s ecosystems Description of…

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MWAKA / Etang CHUKI

By James Cutler / 5th March 2021

About Name of organisation SJDDH: Synegie de Jeunes pour le Développement et les Droits Humains (Youth Strategy for Development and Human Rights) Funding support Local Number of staff 12 Number of visitors per year 1245 Overall aims of the centre Educating, raising awareness for the rational use of wetlands as well as their promotion and/or…

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Girls points to wetland species photos on wall

SOF Centre for Nature Learning and Research

By Connor Walsh / 11th December 2020

About Name of the organisation The Salem Ornithological Foundation (SOF) (சேலம் பறவையியல் கழகம் in Tamil) is a youth-led, registered, not-for-profit organization established in 2017 in Salem, Tamil Nadu, India. Our goal is to contribute to the knowledge and conservation of Salem’s birdlife, environment, biodiversity and climate change through education, research and innovative solutions. We work…

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Supii Lake

Supii Lake Wildlife Centre

By Chris Rostron / 5th November 2020

About Supii Lake Wetland Centre Organistion name: Save and Explore Funding support: None Number of staff: 2 Number of visitors per year: None yet Overall aim of the centre Save and explore the wildlife of the Supii wetland. Create quality media content about wildlife. To popularize the wildlife of Ukraine in the world and strengthen…

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Ecofund “Live Planet”, Russia

By James Cutler / 18th March 2019

About Name of organisation Khakass Regional Public Ecological Fund “Live Planet” Funding support Ecofund “Live Planet” is funded by a combination of grants, financing from regional government, education and excursion activities and donations from the Friends of the Fund. Number of staff 4 staff and volunteers from the local residents. Overall aims of the centre…

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Sanctuary at Roche Caiman

By Chris / 3rd March 2018

  About The sanctuary comprises a 2.9 ha freshwater wetland close to the sea. The site has resulted from reclamation works carried out in 1986 on the east coast of Mahe and was opened in 1992. It is located 3km from the capital of Seychelles ViFunding support: Jensen Foundation Number of staff: 5 Overall aims…

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Roche Caiman Wetlands

By Chris / 3rd March 2018

  About Success! Nature Seychelles proves that wetlands help prevent flooding Recent heavy rains have proved that Nature Seychelles improvements to the Sanctuary at Roche Caiman wetland are working. The NGO manages the artificial wetland, which is in close proximity to Victoria, the capital of Seychelles. Flood protection, flow maintenance and water purification are some…

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Ingula Visitors Centre

By Chris / 3rd March 2018

  About Eskom Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme Funding support: Eskom Number of staff: 2 Number of visitors per year: 7 000 (temporary building, permanent building will be constructed by end of 2013 Overall aims of the centre Increase awareness of Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme, Eskom and Ingula Nature Reserve Description of the centre Located at…

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Department of Water Affairs

By Chris / 3rd March 2018

  About Funding support: Millenium Challenge Corporation (US Agency) Number of staff: 10 Overall aims of the centre To help the government of Lesotho address widespread overgrazing and degradation of alpine wetlands, which are prevalent throughout the highlands and are an important ecological and economic resource to the country and its people. The project aims…

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