Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) is one of the worst invasive alien species. It was firstly found in the Anzali Wetland in summer 2015. After that Department of Environment (DOE) and JICA Expert Team (JET) implemented many removal activities in cooperation with many relevant organizations until…Read More
JICA Expert Team is now supporting to enhance the Guard Station function of Department of Environment (DOE) in protected areas in the Anzali Wetland. Drone (Multi-copter) is a supportive and effective tool to manage the wetland. Wetland Ecosystem Conservation Sub-committee planned to conduct a series…Read More
2018/08/04Public Cleaning and Voluntary Grass Cutting Program in Jirsare Bagherkhaleh Ecotourism Center Conducted by Villagers
Following the meeting held in Jirsare Bagherkhaleh (JBK) village on 5th July, attended by all villagers who work in the Center, Village Assistant (Dehyar), Head of Village Council, Village Council members and JET Assistant, it has been decided to ask all villagers of JBK to cooperate in…Read More
2018/08/04Cast and Crew of TV Program “Travel Love” Visited Ecotourism Center in Jirsar Bagherkhaleh Village
On Thursday July 19, 2018, cast and crew of “Travel Love”, a TV program directed by Mr. Mirashrafi and produced by Ms. Pourhosseiny from Channel 3, visited Ecotourism Center in Jirsar Bagherkhaleh Village.
The purpose of the visit was to film a part of Travel…Read More
Construction work for mountainous erosion control at Alenze Sub-Basin of Masal River Basin (JPA-2017) was completed by the Watershed Management Sub-committee of the Anzali Wetland Management Committee in September 2017 as a Joint Pilot Activity under the project. An inspection was carried out in the…Read More
About Anzali Wetland:
The Anzali Wetland Complex (approximately 19,000 ha) is located near the port city of Bandar Anzali in Gilan Province, North part of Iran along the Southern coast of the Caspian Sea. This site is one of the nearest wetland from Ramsar city which is the origin of the Ramsar Convention. The wetland was designated as a Ramsar site at June 23, 1975. A large, freshwater lagoon fed by several rivers and separated from the Caspian Sea by a dune system read more…
The technical Cooperation Project for Anzali Wetland Ecological Management Project – Phase II Started in April 2014 and will last for five years. Prior to the phase II Project, JICA conducted the phase I project with related expertized organizations, such as Department of Environment (DOE), Gilan Province, DOE Gilan. In this phase I project, achievements such as establishment of the Anzali Wetland Management Committee (AWMC), environmental zoning, manuals for monitoring environmental education, and Eco-Tourism should be desiring special mention.