NE regional conference on management of wetlands

8 Oct 2018

The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and the Sikkim Forest, Environment and Wildlife Management are jointly organizing a two-day regional workshop on “Conservation and Management of Wetlands” for Wetland Managers and Stakeholders of North Eastern States on Monday and Tuesday in Gangtok.  Sikkim Forest Minister T. W. Lepcha inaugurated the conference on Monday.
The two days workshop will feature technical sessions on resource sharing based on national policy framework for wetlands conservation, develop an overview for key wetlands of the region being proposed for integrated management, assess specific issues concerning wetland management, share best practices on wetland management and collaboratively develop recommendations for strengthening conservation and wise use of wetlands in the region. Representatives of seven north-eastern states arrived in Gangtok to participate in the conference. (EOIC)