Watch the videos of Wetlands International Africa.
The African Manatee is a member of the Trichechidae; a sirenian, mermaid-like sea cow that can grow up to 3 meters and weigh 500 kilograms. Wetlands International is calling for tougher protection measures to ensure the survival of this endangered species.
This video presents the work of Wetlands International Africa in the Sustainable Coastal Zone Management in Sierra Leone, where together with the government and communities is focused on the Establishment of Marine Protected Area in the Yawri Bay and developed sustainable, alternative livelihood options to reduce over-fishing.
This video tells the story of how mangrove dependent communities in Guinea Bissau are affected by climate change and how Wetlands International Africa's work helps them to adapt to these changes.
Les Communautés Confrontees aux Changements Climatiques en Guinée-Bissau est un video sur la problematique des Changements Climatiques dans les zones cotieres et du mangrove en Guinée-Bissau, produit par Wetlands International Afrique.
These are videos of the two modules on Manatee Monitoring Training Module that provide a training on how to do manatee monitoring. Documented at the Saloum Delta Workshop on Manatee Monitoring in May 2010 in Senegal by Sander Carpay, Communications Officer, Wetlands International Africa.
This video shows how Wetlands International and partners in Zambia and Malawi have improved the management of seasonal wetlands or Dambos and thereby have improved livelihood conditions of local communities living in them.
This video shows images from the Inner Niger Delta in Mali, Africa and interviews with local farmers and fishermen and women on how the water of the Niger River can be better used and how climate change has an impact on their livelihoods.
This video shows how collective water management can prevent conflict and improve water availability, use for agriculture and other aims in the Kimana wetlands at the foot of the Kilimanjaro in Kenya, Africa.
This video highlights two cases of Zambia and Malawi on how better water management can go hand in hand with poverty reduction. It shows the importance of wise use of dambos (seasonally flooded grasslands) for the communities that live around them.
A film by Wetlands International in which we explain and demonstrate how conservation and restoration of wetlands can be a cost-effective strategy for climate adaption. The film shows how restoring mangroves and other coastal nature can reduce the impacts of climate change such as extreme storms and sea level rise.