Manage and r est or e t he Ir aqi

Mar shlands
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’s The Ir aqi Mar shlands ?
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UNEP Pr oject -Act ivit ies
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UNEP Pr oject -Object ives
To monitor and as s es s bas eline characteris tics of the
mars hland conditions , to provide objective and up-to-date
information, and to dis s eminate tools needed for as s es s ment
and management.
To build capacity of Iraqi decis ion makers and community
repres entatives on as pects of mars hland management.
To identify EST options that are s uitable for immediate
provis ion of drinking water and s anitation, as well as wetland
management, and to implement them on a pilot bas is
To identify needs for additional s trategy formulation and
coordination for the development of longer term mars hland
management plan, bas ed on pilot res ults and cros s -s ectoral
UNEP Pr oject -Expect ed Out put s
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UNEP Project -Expected Benefits
Contribution to the res toration and management of the Iraqi
Mars hlands .
Improved acces s to drinking water and s anitation/was tewater for
the res idents , and improved ecos ys tems and biodivers ity in
communities participating in the pilot projects .
Extens ive data and experience on s uitable options and policy and
ins titutional needs as s es s ments , which s erve as input for long-
term management plan formulation to benefit the people of
Southern Iraq and ecos ys tem.
Employment opportunities for profes s ional and community level
tas ks related to as s es s ment, pilot applications , and monitoring.
Improved dialogue and acces s to information and management
tools .
Contribution to the overall rebuilding efforts for the region and
the country.
USAID Pr oject –six act ivit ies-
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Refer ences
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