International Bird Day

International Bird Day April 1 is International Bird Day. More than 530 species of birds live in the countries of Central Asia. More than 200 species are listed in the Red Books of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Among them are the white-eyed duck, the common flamingo, and the black stork, living in the …

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Experts discussed ways to preserve wild cats in Central Asia

Experts discussed ways to preserve wild cats in Central Asia Announcement: Turkmenistan is home to the Central Asian leopard, lynx, manul, caracal, jungle cat, sand cat and steppe cat, which are “Red List” and require special protection. Careful attitude towards the flora and fauna of Turkmen nature is the basis of the environmental policy of …

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Innovative approaches to increase agrobiodiversity were presented in Tashkent

On March 7, Tashkent hosted a seminar on ensuring the use and conservation of agrobiodiversity on saline, unproductive lands in the Aral Sea basin. The event was attended by Director of the Research Institute of Environment and Nature Protectional Technologies at the Ministry of Ecology Baxtiyor Pulatov, Director of the International Innovation Center of the …

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FAO and USAID are launching a new project in Uzbekistan to transform food and agriculture systems to ensure healthy people, animals, plants and the environment

February 28, 2024, Tashkent, Uzbekistan – the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Committee of Veterinary and Livestock Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan have launched a new project, implemented by the FAO Emergency Center for Transboundary Animal Diseases, under …

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Preservation of unique tugai jungle in the “Tigrovaya Balka” Nature Reserve in Tajikistan

Experts believe that this reserve is the only place in the world where tugai jungle has been preserved. “Tiger Beam” Photo: Bakhriddin Isamutdinov, Shukhrat Khoshimov The first nature reserve in Tajikistan, Tigrovaya Balka, was created on November 4, 1938. In September 2023, the Tugai forests of the Tigrovaya Balka Nature Reserve were included in the …

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Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan will cooperate to preserve the wildlife of the Ustyurt Plateau

Within the framework of the Plenary Session of CMS COP14 in Samarkand, a memorandum of cooperation in the field of wildlife conservation on the Ustyurt Plateau was signed between the Minister of Ecology, Environmental Protection, and Climate Change of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Aziz Abdukhakimov, and the Deputy Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic …

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Dilovarsho Dustzoda on the problems of the snow leopard population

Dilovarsho Dustzoda on the problems of the snow leopard population Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Program Manager/Project Coordinator CAMP4ASB AF of the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) Dilovarsho Dustzoda spoke about the problems of the snow leopard population as a migratory species of the transboundary areas of Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan …

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An agreement has been reached on further strengthening cross-border cooperation between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan

An agreement has been reached on further strengthening cross-border cooperation in the region with Tajikistan Within the framework of the CMS COP14 international conference in Samarkand, Minister of Ecology, Environmental Protection, and Climate Change, Aziz Abdukhakimov, met with the Chairman of the Environmental Protection Committee under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, Bahodur Sheralizoda. At the beginning …

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The head of the Environmental Protection Committee of Tajikistan held a number of meetings with representatives of international organizations

Meeting of the CEP Chairman with the UNEP Executive Director On February 11, 2024, on the sidelines of the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Protection of Migratory Wild Animals (CMS CMSCOP14), a bilateral meeting was held between the Chairman of the Committee for Environmental Protection under the Government …

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14th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS COP 14) start in Samarkand

Expressing their commitment to transboundary cooperation to ensure the conservation of migratory species, ministers gathered for a special High-level Segment under the theme “Nature Knows No Borders: Working together for migratory species and sustainable development in Central Asia.”Welcoming everyone to Samarkand for the 14th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the Convention on …

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