Help local communities in two important wetland areas of Lao PDR to adapt to the impacts of climate change, and contribute to the sustainability of their livelihoods, by supporting the restoration and sustainable management of those globally important Ramsar-designated wetlands on which they depend.

RAMSAR SITES: WETLANDS OF INTERNATIONAL IMPORTANCE IN LAO PDR

Lao PDR is intimately associated with one of the world’s major wetlands with the Mekong River system. The Mekong basin covers 88% of the country. The functions and values of the wetlands in Lao are significant and are also of critical importance to the livelihoods of local communities.

Two Wetlands are designated of International Importance:

RAMSAR BRIEF HISTORY

     

           

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