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2017/09/24Waste Management Workshop in DSS

The first waste management workshop after starting up the operation of the waste station in DSS, took place in one of the ecotourism houses in the village ( Sotoodeh Ecotourism House) by Waste Management SC of JET at 23rd September 2017 for disseminating…

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2017/09/11Azolla Drastically Decreased in this summer

Mr. Hitoshi Watanabe, Expert of Wetland Ecosystem Conservation of JICA Expert Team (JET) and Mr. Abbas Ashoori, Expert of Astane DOE (Department of Environment) implemented joint monitoring of Azolla on 31st August.

Azolla is free floating plant as…

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2017/09/06DOE Workshop on Introducing the Anzali Wetland Ecological Management Project-Phase II

In this workshop, which was held in the presence of Dr. Hamid Zohrabi, (Deputy Head of Natural Environment and Biodiversity of DOE Headquarter), Dr. Parvin Farshchi (Deputy of Marine Environmental, DOE Headquarter), Dr. Hamid Goshtasb (Director General of Habitat and…

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2017/09/06Seminar and Site Visit for Technical Information Sharing on Mountainous Erosion Control

A seminar was held at conference room of the Grand Sefid Kenar Hotel on 29th August, 2017 and the site visit was conducted on the next day in order to share the information of the Joint Pilot Activity (JPA) to…

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2017/09/05Summer Bird Watching Workshop held

Department of Environment (DOE) Gilan with cooperation of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is going to hold Environmental Education (EE) training course at the Anzali Wetland EE Center. The course consists of five programs until November.


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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…

About Project:

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.

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