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WWF-Mondi Wetland Project

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5888268 km2
Countries
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Partners: Mondi PLC
WWF
Countries: Pakistan
Regions: Indus
Project SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the project and its locations.
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Services Needed: No services needed/offered
Project Type: Collective Action
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Jan. 2017  »  Ongoing
Project Website: www.wwf.org.za/our_research/publications/?19261/WWF-MWP-25
Project Source: CDP
Profile Completion: 61%

Project Overview

In 2016 Mondi Group has invested 7.9 million € in corporate social investment projects including projects to preserve and protect natural capital that provides ecosystem goods and services such as biodiversity and water.In 2016, the WWF-Mondi Wetland Project (WWF-MWP) celebrated 25 years of successful wetland conservation in South Africa (for which Mondi has been the principle funder since 2001). The programme has received national and global acclaim. In recent years, i...

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In 2016 Mondi Group has invested 7.9 million € in corporate social investment projects including projects to preserve and protect natural capital that provides ecosystem goods and services such as biodiversity and water.In 2016, the WWF-Mondi Wetland Project (WWF-MWP) celebrated 25 years of successful wetland conservation in South Africa (for which Mondi has been the principle funder since 2001). The programme has received national and global acclaim. In recent years, it has led the way in applying social learning for expanding awareness and best practice within the global WWF New Generation Plantations (NGP) platform. We’re currently piloting the landscape approach in the Upper uMngeni, the adjacent Upper Umvoti and the uMhlathuze catchments, all in KwaZulu-Natal. Key stakeholders, including farmers, local government, corporate land users and insurance and banking partners, stakeholders are sharing ideas on the effective management of freshwater ecosystems. A new focus for Mondi and the WWF-MWP in 2017 is promoting water stewardship of the uMhlathuze catchment in South Africa where Mondi’s Richards Bay mill and our large forest holdings are prominent features. (eg. Mondi Wetland Programme together with WWF). Additionally, Mondi is in direct contact with policymakers and other stakeholders and supports activities and training of water saving activities (such as correct irrigation methods, ...).

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The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is an international non-governmental organization working on issues regarding the conservation, research and restoration of the environment. It is the world's largest independent conservation organization with over 5 million supporters worldwide, working in ... Learn More

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