Survey to determine Contracting Parties´ s needs on completing Wetlands Inventories

Please find below a short survey to inform the process of preparing a toolkit to support the efforts of Contracting Parties to complete or update wetlands inventories to respond to Goal 3, Target 8 of Ramsar Strategic Plan 2016-2024, National wetland inventories have been initiated, completed or updated and disseminated and used for promoting the conservation and effective management of all wetlands. 

Having accurate information on wetlands inventories is also essential for Parties´ s to report on Sustainable Development Goal 6, Water and Sanitation Indicator 6.6.1 “change in the extent of water related ecosystems” through Ramsar National Reports. 

Your timely response is greatly appreciated. Thank you for sending your answers by 16 August 2019.



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* 1. Contact information

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* 2. Have you consulted the Ramsar Convention´s framework for undertaking wetlands inventories (Handbooks 13 Inventory, assessment and monitoring, and Handbook 15 Wetland Inventory) accessible at http://www.ramsar.org/resources/ramsar-handbooks?
 

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* 3. a) if yes, please list which resources (resolutions or guidance) were used.

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* 4. b) If yes, which areas or thematic issues of the current Ramsar guidance available to Ramsar Parties for implementing the integrated wetland inventory, assessment and monitoring do you find useful?

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* 5. How could the current Ramsar Convention´s framework on wetlands inventories be improved? In your response, please explain the reasons for improvement.  

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* 6. How far advanced do you consider yourself in engaging with the development, update or completion of wetlands inventories? 

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* 7. In order to develop, update or complete a National Wetland Inventory, in which of the following areas do you need assistance (indicate all that apply). Please provide details if needed in the text box.

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* 8. To report on wetland extent indicator 8.6 of the National Report format  SDG 6 Indicator 6.6.1 “change on the extent on water related ecosystems”, in which of the following areas do you need assistance (indicate all that apply)

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* 9. What content should be included in the proposed toolkit on wetland inventories? (indicate all that apply)

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* 10. What format for a toolkit would you find most useful? Multiple choice

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