The government of Rwanda The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands FAO, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization Regreening Thousand Hills in Rwanda’s Wetlands A programme for a wiser use of wetlands for food security Partners
Wetlands : conserving and protecting biodiversity
Back to the plentiful : it takes so little for wetlands to dry out and to degrade !
Wetlands : rich reservoirs of water, biodiversity and sources of energy
Rugezi (Northern Province), a Ramsar site where rehabilitated marshlands are replenished with water
A consequence of the protection of fragile ecosystems: a peaceful and recreational environment
In the area of Rugezi protected by the Ramsar Convention, households can satisfy their needs for water
Agriculture is allowed in certain marshlands provided that the land is not degraded
In collaboration with Ministry of Natural Resources (Rwanda) FAO - Kigali FAO Department of Natural Resources and Environment (Rome) Ramsar Secretariat (Convention on Wetlands) Produced by the FAO Communication Division (Rome)
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