To build the capacity of wetland managers and farmers to meet commitments to the CBD through the restoration and protection of biodiversity and sustainable livelihoods based on the diversity of wetlands in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam.
1. Trainers trained: wetland functioning and restoration techniques, Ecosystem Approach training.2. Scientific and socio-economic databases of wet-land biodiversity and values.3. Materials produced to support training and build awareness.4. Stakeholder engagement and capacity building between university and research staff in Veitnam and other areas in SE Asia.5. Production of case study for inclusion in CBD Clearing House Mechanism and on website, draft Strategic Management Plan, improved demonstration site