About NBBC

National Biodiversity and Biosafety Center (NBBC) - established under the Decree of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan #392 dated 1.09.03.

The head of the Center is National CBD Focal Point Mr.Neimatullo Safarov, candidate of biological science, the deserved person of the Republic of Tajikistan.

Main goal of NBBC - coordination of activities on implementation of the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan within the framework of UN Convention on Biological Diversity, and other tasks in the field of ecology, nature protection and sustainable development.

NBBC staff

NBBC objectives:

  • coordination of activities on implementation of the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan;
  • creation of information database, data bank on diversity of the flora, fauna, ecosystems;
  • coordination of activities on creation of mechanisms on sustainable conservation and use of biodiversity;
  • development and implementation of international projects on biodiversity conservation in cooperation with international organizations;
  • coordination of activities on creation of ecological network of the country;
  • public involvement in the issues of biodiversity conservation.

NBBC implements its activity together with State Committee for Environment Protection and Forestry of the Republic of Tajikistan, State Land use Committee of the Republic of Tajikistan, Academy of Science of the Republic of Tajikistan, ministries, authorities, agencies and other nature protection bodies.

NBBC works in close cooperation with CBD Secretariat, UNDP, World Bank, UNEP, WWF, IUCN, GEF, European Commission, and other international organizations.

NBBC makes efforts to strengthen cooperation and develop activity on ecological and nature protection issues:

  • prepared basis for creation of GIS on ecology and nature protection;
  • created Protected Areas econet structure in GIS-format;
  • developed recommendations on sustainable and safe use of biological resources;
  • conducted workshops at the national and regional levels on the issues of biodiversity conservation;
  • developed indicators of biodiversity for assessment of achievements of Millennium Development Goals;
  • developed and are being developed economic justifications of projects and programs;
  • prepared and published various publications on environment protection;
  • the Center participated in development of the National Environment Action Plan.

NBBC possesses good modern technical equipment, constant access to Internet resources, modern library and database, including photos.

Structure of the National Biodiversity and Biosafety Center of the Republic of Tajikistan

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  • Newsletter on snow leopard conservation initiative in Tajikistan (April - June 2018)
  • Snow leopard conservation on the Pamir
  • Newsletter on snow leopard conservation initiative in Tajikistan (Jan.-Mar. 2018)
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"Snow leopard - national treasure of Tajikistan"

The author tried to comprehensively explain a value of the snow leopard for both wildlife and people. The brochure describes biological and behavioral characteristics of a rare predator, its habitats, main factors threatening its population, international and national initiatives to preserve it, legends and real cases of snow leopard and villagers meetings in the Pamir and more. According to the author, he sought to change the image of a rare predator in the eyes of an audience that has a negative attitude towards the snow leopard, or knows very little about it, in order to understand how important it is for wildlife.

The full text you can find out contacting us via e-mail: biodiv@biodiv.tojikiston.com

 

Newsletter on snow leopard conservation initiative in Tajikistan (April - June 2018)

Newsletter on snow leopard conservation initiative in Tajikistan (April - June 2018)

The actions implemented by the project over the past quarter have made it possible to achieve significant results in improving the technical capabilities of specially protected areas’ staff and their skills in monitoring, to prepare a rationale for initiating practical actions to restore degraded pastures and forests, to increase to some extent the knowledge of local communities about the snow leopard and cause interest in its preservation, to form communication and the basis for cross-border cooperation.

For the full version, please send a request on the e-mail: biodiv@biodiv.tojikiston.com

Snow leopard conservation on the Pamir

Snow leopard conservation on the Pamir

The brochure contains the project summary and the results of working meetings with representatives of target partner organizations in GBAO project areas, describes decisions and recommendations received.

For the full version, please send a request on the e-mail: biodiv@biodiv.tojikiston.com

Newsletter on snow leopard conservation initiative in Tajikistan (Jan.-Mar. 2018)

Newsletter on snow leopard conservation initiative in Tajikistan (Jan.-Mar. 2018)

You can find out the full version of the Newsletter by sending a request to biodiv@biodiv.tojikiston.com  

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