In order to increase the level of knowledge and awareness of a wide range of readers about the snow leopard, an information product has been prepared. The brochure is designed as part of the UNDP-GEF Snow Leopard Initiative in Tajikistan, and covers various aspects of the rare predator conservation.
The bulletin includes a more detailed description of project results for the period from April to July, 2018, and is intended for dissemination among project beneficiaries, existing and potential partners.
Prepared brochure includes results achieved during the project field trip to the Pamir. The main purpose of the passed visit was to assess capacity of potential partners from government institutions, research institutes, international and national NGOs, public environmental organizations and other interested parties in cooperation with the project.
For the period January-March 2018 the project team achieved significant results. The bulletin included information on the project progress in strengthening partnership with environmental authorities in project areas, increasing technical capacity and skills in monitoring wildlife in specially protected natural areas, gathering information material for creating a film about the snow leopard and increasing knowledge of the legal framework in hunting.
The bulletin reflects information on the project results for the period October-December 2017 in various aspects, in particular, setting photo traps, construction of corrals, conducting study tours for rural girls, workshops and trainings for employees of PAs and representatives of local communities on issues of illegal hunting and trade in wild animals, e.g.
The brochure describes successful results achieved under the UNDP-GEF initiative on the snow leopard conservation in Tajikistan. Readers can learn more about what activities are being implemented by the project and in what areas, as well as about the progress, already made.
In this brochure readers can get acquainted with general information about features of a rare predator living in the highlands of Tajikistan - a snow leopard. In addition, it describes habitats of the snow leopard and main threats that exist for his life.