PROJECT TASKS:

TASK

TASK NAME

OBJECTIVE

Progress
Task 1 Assessment of the current status - Training needs report
To assess existing situation and determine the national needs for building capacity regarding wetland inventory issues, in compliance with the endorsement set by Ramsar Convention (Resolution VII.20) for the adaptation of the MedWet Inventory method.

Completed
Task 2  Establishment of basic infrastructure for the maintenance of national wetland inventory archives
To establish the basic infrastructure in terms of hardware and software in order to make the bodies, relevant with wetland conservation and management, capable for the maintenance of national wetland inventory archives.

Completed
Task 3 Building capacity in using the MedWet Inventory method and in electronic data management, through training
To build the capacity of bodies relevant on wetland conservation and management regarding inventory and mapping issues, and electronic data management and GIS, in order for them to undertake wetland inventory actions compatible with those of other countries in
Mediterranean.

Completed
Task 4 Pilot application
To apply the MedWet Inventory at three levels: catchment area, wetland site and habitat  level on 3 wetland sites, by scientists trained during Task 3.

Completed
Task 5 Dissemination of knowledge and environmental awareness
i) To disseminate the results of the project at local, national, and international level.
ii) To raise public awareness of:
 - the European Unionís policy on wetland conservation and  management,
 - the MedWet Initiative aims for wetland data compatibility among Mediterranean countries,
 - the values of wetlands, and
 - the need for the maintenance of national wetland archives.

Completed
Task 6 Overall Project management
 - To ensure the effective management of the project.
 - To respond to reporting requirements as prescribed by the EC.

Completed