A survey team consisting of Dr. Dehdar, Mr. Mozafari and Mr. Rahbari subcontracted by JICA Expert Team (JET) is in progress to grasp the reptiles and amphibians fauna of the Anzali Wetland as a Joint Pilot Activity, “Comprehensive Ecosystem Survey of the Anzali Wetland”. The reptiles and…Read More
For promoting waste management in rural area near to Anzali Wetland, and also for increasing villagers and tourists awareness about the concept of waste management and encouraging them for keeping the nature clean, JET provided and installed totally 27 signboards with different message on waste…Read More
A fishway workshop was held as joint workshop between Wetland Ecosystem Conservation subcommittee (SC) and Watershed Management SC at the amphitheater of DOE on 7th March.
Fishway is one of the most important method to restore the ecological network of the Anzali…Read More
JICA Expert Team is now supporting to enhance the Guard Stations function of Department of Environment (DOE) in protected areas in Anzali Wetland. All of hunting activities are prohibited in this winter. Nevertheless, there are still many illegal hunting activities in Anzali Wetland. DOE asked…Read More
The Watershed Management Sub-Committee Joint Pilot Activity (JPA) for Mountainous Erosion Control in Alenze Sub-Basin of Masal River Basin ended on 18th September 2017.
The JPA is an activity to control erosion in a mountainous area within Anzali Wetland Basin to contribute to the Wetland conservation…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.