Artomossi, fighting against silting
The erosion of biodiversity and ecosystems has ecological but also social and economic consequences UNESCO within the framework of its Biosphere and Heritage of Lake Chad BIOPALT project is supporting the population of Artomossi in the ecological restoration of its wadi which is suffering from silting
Biosphere and Heritage of Lake Chad (BIOPALT)
The inhabitants of the Lake Chad basin face many challenges Years of drought with 95 of the lakes surface area reduced and unsustainable management have led to significant imbalances in ecosystems which were not compensated by the recent increase of the lakes area since the 2000s The main sources of livelihoods in the basin agriculture livestock farming and fisheries depend on healthy environments The degraded ecosystems added to political and security unrest compromise these resources
Destruction turned into knowledge: Iraqi Archeologists unveil the remains of the 12th century Al Nouri Prayer Hall.
UNESCO conducted a workshop on Curriculum Development for TVET programmes in Iraq within Reviving of Mosul and Basra Old Cities Project, Funded by EU
UNESCO welcomed the visit of the high level EU delegation to witness firsthand the remarkable progress that is taking place within the "Reviving Mosul and Basra Old Cities" project, implemented by UNESCO in partnership with the European Union
The completion of the training of the second round of training of the master trainers for the” Education Management Information System ( EMIS) for quality education” project
UNESCO, in partnership with the MoE, held a workshop in Baghdad to review the progress of the project “Mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on Education through distance learning in Iraq” (support for Education TV) funded by Japan.