Projects in the Mediterranean
The members of the "Waterbirds Mediterranean" network are involved in different projects and initiatives to improve waterbird monitoring and wetland conservation in the Mediterranean basin.
From June 2013 to October 2016, the Tour du Valat coordinated a a capacity building project for waterbird counts and in wetland management, in the Mediterranean Region, in cooperation with the Research Group for Bird Protectoin(GREPOM – Morocco), the "Freinds of Birds" Association (AAO - Tunisia), the Algerian National Association of Ornithology(ANAO - Algeria) and the Libyan Society for Birds (LSB – Libya).
This project was funded by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF). It enabled for transfering knowledge on waterbird and wetland conservation to a wider circle of professionals working in this field and to volunteers on these sites. To read more about this project, click here.
NEW: Watch our latest movie about this awareness-raising project. You will see testimonials of project volunteers for each partener country.
See also:Support programme to waterbird monitoringUnité de soutien technique à l'Initiative africaine de l'AEWACEPF project in North Africa