Azraq wetlands, Jordany. ©Hazem Khreisha
SAVE THE DATE - webinar on the evaluation of ecosystem services and socio-economic importance of Mediterranean wetlands
march 7, 2022
We are pleased to invite you to join the webinar on “the evaluation of ecosystem services and socio-economic importance of Mediterranean wetlands”.
This webinar is the 4th of the series of online webinars that aim to stimulate knowledge sharing and managers’ participation while addressing various topics and challenges related to wetland conservation and management in the Mediterranean region.
The webinars are organized by MedWet under the MAVA OAP M3 project: “Disseminating knowledge and sharing experience for promoting wetlands conservation around the Mediterranean”.
Participants will learn about the ecosystem services or wetlands’ contribution to people, which is a topic of global importance, and is also an effective approach on supporting the management of complex systems like wetlands.
They will also learn how to use these ecosystem services for proper planning and management of wetlands, and they will explore their economic and social implications with a focus on monetary valuation techniques. A particular focus will be on when and why it is useful to know the economic value of ecosystem services, and the most used methodologies will be explained with examples.
Who is the webinar for?
This webinar is aimed mainly at wetland managers in the Mediterranean. It is also relevant for governmental and non-governmental organizations working on wetland conservation.
- Dr. Özge Balkiz, member of the Scientific and Technical Network Expert (MedWet/STN)
- Dr. Vania Statzu, Environmental Economist, vice-president of MEDSEA Foundation
- Sana Mzoughi, Network facilitator, MedWet
- Flavio Monti, Manager of the Scientific and Technical Network of MedWet.
English and French
The streaming is scheduled for 24/03/2022, 10h – 12h30 CEST.
Download the agenda of the webinar here.
We invite you to register here before the 20th of March.