Friends of Lake Turkana Trust was established in October 2009 with the objective of strengthening and advancing the environment and natural resources agenda in the Turkana basin. The organization is registered as a Trust and consists of a volunteer Executive Committee, which oversees the everyday functioning of the organization.
Issyk-Kul is one of less than 20 ancient lakes on earth and is estimated to be approximately 25 million years old. Beginning in about 500 BC the Great Silk Road developed as a trade route through Central Asia and passed nearby the lake. Issyk-Kul is the world’s second-largest high-altitude lake and a major biological and economic resource of the country.
Macedonia - Integrated Water Resources Management in the Prespa region through participatory processes and dialogue. Albania, Greece and Macedonia haven't always seen eye-to-eye on political issues, but when it comes to the environment they all recognize the importance of teaming up to preserve Lake Prespa, a natural resource that intersects all three countries...
Uvs Lake is the largest saline lake (3,350 sq. km) in Mongolia and forms unique wetlands in the Great Lakes Depression. Its salinity varies between 3 and 35 g/l. With its reed beds and freshwater river deltas it provides significant nesting and resting areas for numerous migratory species. The shallow lake lies at an altitude of 759 m.