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Meeting On The Final Draft Updated Lower Mekong River Basin Wetland Classification (March 02, 2021)

Category: CNMC_Feb21

Phnom Penh: H.E Long Saravuth Deputy Secretary General of Cambodia National Mekong Committee chaired the meeting on the Final draft updated Lower Mekong River Basin Wetland Classification, Maps and Database using Remote Sensing and Satellite Imagery Technologies and Regional Report on Status and Trends of LMB Wetlands and was attended by Member Countries, and observers from KfW Development Bank (Cambodia and Lao PDR offices), IUCN, WCS and GITECH-GmbH. Cambodia working group comes from Ministry of Environment, Tonle Sap Authority and Cambodia National Mekong Committee.

The Objective of the meeting:

1.  To present, discuss and finalize the regional report on the Assessment and Update of Wetland Database and Maps in the LMB using Remote Sensing and Satellite Imagery Technologies;

2.  To present, discuss and finalize the regional report on Status and Trends of LMB Wetlands, and

3.  To discuss and agree the next steps for further publication of these reports.

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