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30-Oct-2012, views: 719

Mr. Naveen Patnaik released the management planning framework for Lake Chilika in a special event held on October 20, 2012 at Bhubaneswar in the presence of Mr. Anada Tiega, Secretary General Ramsar Convention; Mr.BijayshriRoutray (Minister, Environment, Government of Odisha), Mr.R.K.Sharma (Principal Secretary, Forests and Environment, Government of Odisha) and several dignitaries, experts and media.

30-Oct-2012, views: 746

The participants of a side event on ‘Water, Wetlands and Aichi Targets, organized by Wetlands International – South Asia concluded that the success of achieving Aichi targets 2011-2020 was critically dependant on effective integration of wetlands within water management to achieve biodiversity and ecosystem services outcomes. The session was attended by over 40 national delegates, development banks, representatives of non-governmental organizations and media.

24-Aug-2010, views: 1301

Wetlands International South Asia and the Chilika Development Authority have organized the second regional training course on Ecosystem and Community Based Climate Change Adaptation. With the development of this course, a programme is developed to train policy makers and practitioners in several parts of the world on community based and ecosystem based adaptation to the threats of climate change.

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