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Each year, Kenya commemorates World Wetlands Day to mark the adoption of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in Iran like the rest of the World. The convention came in force in Kenya in 1990. Hitherto, the country has been celebrating the event annually on 2nd February. The convention aims at promotion of conservation and sustainable utilisation of wetlands.

In Kenya, wetlands occupy approximately three to four percent of the Kenya’s landmass. Each year, Kenya commemorates World Wetlands Day to mark the adoption of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in Iran like the rest of the World. The convention came in force in Kenya in 1990. Hitherto, the country has been celebrating the event annually on 2nd February. The convention aims at promotion of conservation and sustainable utilisation of wetlands. In Kenya, wetlands occupy approximately three to four percent of the Kenya’s landmass. 

In the year 2020, the World Wetlands will be celebrated as follows;

Theme: Wetlands and Water

Slogan: Conserve Wetlands for Better Health

Date: 2nd February 2020

 

Participate in the WETLANDS DIGITAL COMPETITION to win owesome awards during the WWD celebrations. 

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