About the product
The Iraqi Marshlands constitute the largest wetland ecosystem in the Middle East, with environmental and socio-cultural significance. This publication is a completion report for the UNEP Support for Environmental Management of the Iraqi Marshlands project, which was one of the largest environmental projects conducted within the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) Iraq Trust Fund. This publication presents the background of the project, project activities, and major outputs and benefits achieved for all the project phases. The report also makes recommendations on additional initiatives to improve the environmental conditions for the Marshlands area as well as for the country.