Flora, Fauna & PAs

The electronic database represents a qualitatively new level of production, storage, organization and distribution of a wide range of information (factual and cartographic data, text, graphics, sound, photos, video, etc.). The purpose of the database on biodiversity is to collect and store information to improve the efficiency of management decision-making for conservation, through the introduction of a database that will allow to accumulate, preserve, and provide relevant information on the status of natural systems and their individual components. Also, the information system database will provide the necessary information to the state and executive power, authorized for control and monitoring in the field of environmental protection in the planning of environmental policy.

FLORA DATABASE

The database contains information on the Flora of the flora of Tajikistan on the basis of 10 volumes of Flora of the Tajik SSR. Block "Flora" is now in the stage of filling in the data. The information is structured at the level of physical and geographical landscapes. For each type you can view descriptions, as well as their search with the choice on several criteria with photos and maps.

 

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FAUNA DATABASE

The database contains information about the fauna of the Fauna of Tajikistan based on 20 volumes of The Fauna of Tajikistan. Block "Flora" is now in the stage of filling in the data. The information is structured at the level of physical and geographical landscapes. For each type you can view descriptions, as well as their search with the choice on several criteria with photos and maps.

 

Go to Fauna Database

 

PA DATABASE

Database contains information about protected areas of protected areas of Tajikistan. Developed database and database management system allow to solve the problem of multi-monitoring of biodiversity in protected areas, to assess the state of the territory, to solve the problems of the forecast of the dynamics of biodiversity in relation to recreational load.

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Publications

  • Protecting national heritage of Tajikistan!
  • Biosafety and Environment: Introduction to Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
  • NATIONAL REPORT ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RAMSAR CONVENTION ON WETLANDS IN REPUBLIC OF TAJIKISTAN
  • Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
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Protecting national heritage of Tajikistan!

Protecting national heritage of Tajikistan!

"Protecting national heritage of Tajikistan!" has been prepared in the framework of UNDP/GEF project "Conservation and sustainable use of Pamir Alay and Tien Shan ecosystems for snow leopard protection and sustainable community livelihoods" and is dedicated to the International Day of Snow Leopard, which is annualycelebrated on October 23.

The publication is intended for a wide range of readers and lovers of nature, and is intended to inform about the importance and value of conservation of the snow leopard ecosystems and its prey.

Biosafety and Environment: Introduction to Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

Biosafety and Environment: Introduction to Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

Full text in russian

NATIONAL REPORT ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RAMSAR CONVENTION ON WETLANDS IN REPUBLIC OF TAJIKISTAN

NATIONAL REPORT ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RAMSAR CONVENTION ON WETLANDS IN REPUBLIC OF TAJIKISTAN

The National Report on Ramsar Convention consists of four sections:

Section 1 provides the institutional information about the Administrative Authority and National Focal Points for the national implementation of the Convention.

Section 2 is a ‘free-text’ section in which the Party is invited to provide a summary of various aspects of national implementation progress and recommendations for the future.

Section 3 provides the 66 implementation indicator questions, grouped under each Convention implementation strategy in the Strategic Plan 2009-2015, and with an optional ‘free-text’ section under each indicator question in which the Contracting Party may, if it wishes, add further information on national implementation of that activity.

Section 4 is an optional annex to allow any Contracting Party that so wishes to provide additional information regarding any or all of its Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Sites).

Full text of the report.

Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity is an international agreement on biosafety, as a supplement to the Convention on Biological Diversity. The Biosafety Protocol seeks to protect biological diversity from the potential risks posed by genetically modified organisms resulting from modern biotechnology.

The Biosafety Protocol makes clear that products from new technologies must be based on the precautionary principle and allow developing nations to balance public health against economic benefits. It will for example let countries ban imports of a genetically modified organisms if they feel there is not enough scientific evidence that the product is safe and requires exporters to label shipments containing genetically altered commodities such as corn or cotton.

The required number of 50 instruments of ratification/accession/approval/acceptance by countries was reached in May 2003. In accordance with the provisions of its Article 37, the Protocol entered into force on 11 September 2003. As of March 2015, the Protocol has 170 parties, which includes 167 United Nations member states, Niue, the State of Palestine, and the European Union.

Full text in english is available here 

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