Thirteenth Governing Body Meeting

The Governing Body of Wetlands International South Asia met on September 21, 2018 to consider the annual report and financial statements for 2017-18. New initiatives, […]


Mangroves and right to life

On September 17, 2018, Bombay High Court declared “The destruction of mangroves offends the fundamental right of citizens under Article 21 (right to life) of […]


Building Capacity of Wetlands Managers of Southern Indian States

Wetlands management cuts across disciplines, sectors and stakeholders. Building the capacity of wetlands managers is therefore crucial for ensuring that wetlands are managed sustainably. Wetlands […]


Kicking off “Water as Leverage’’ program: Innovative water solutions and strategies for Chennai

A consultation workshop ‘Water as Leverage’ was organised by Netherlands Enterprise Agency, in collaboration with 100 Resilient Cities, UN-Habitat and Partners for Resilience on September […]


Celebrating India’s Independence Day

On August 15, 2018, Wetlands International South Asia celebrated India’s 72nd Independence Day. A flag unfurling ceremony was held at the office in presence of the […]


Cross-country exchange of experiences in using ecosystem based approaches for reducing disaster risk

In a new collaboration under the Partners for Resilience (PfR) programme, six delegations from South Sudan visited the Indian PfR sites for a week-long knowledge […]


PfR at the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) 2018

The Partners for Resilience Asia Team participated in the AMCDRR held during July 3-6, 2018 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. PfR Philippines, Indonesia and India as part of the PfR […]


Strengthening management of wetlands in South Asia region: building a collaborative programme between Wetlands International South Asia and International Lake Environment Committee, Japan

Water, food and climate security of South Asia region is inextricably linked with its diverse wetland regime. However, the region’s complex development dynamics, coupled with […]


Meeting held with Chilika Development Authority scientists to discuss Chilika management plan upgradation

In 2002, Chilika Lagoon became the first Asian Ramsar Site to be delisted from Montreux Record, following a successful hydrological restoration and basin-scale management interventions, […]


Work under Partners for Resilience in Odisha selected as one among the best practices in Asia

Under the programme, Partners for Resilience (PfR) led by Wetlands International South Asia, a case study on sustainable community-based disaster risk management - Responding to emergencies, A PfR perspective - was selected as one among the best practices in Asia by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC). This case was submitted under the programme Institutionalizing Sustainable Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM).