THE 25TH NATIONAL PROJECT COORDINATORS MEETING (ASIA) IS TAKING PLACE IN DUSHANBE.

News (News archive) | 20 сен. 2018

The meeting is focused on harmonization of Biosafety Frameworks, integration of Thematic Biosafety Issues in Biosafety Decision Making, and Project Management under UN Environment/GEF Biosafety Projects.

The 25th National Project Coordinators Meeting (Asia) is taking place in Dushanbe. Representatives of 6 countries take part in the meeting: Bangladesh, Jordan, India, Iran, Tajikistan and Turkey, as well as representatives of the UN Environment.

From September 17 till September 21, participants will be sharing their experiences in the implementation of biosafety projects, identified risks and lessons learned. Also, one of the important issues that will be discussed during the meeting is the preparation for the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, which is to be held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, on 17-29 November 2018. Participants will receive the information and skills necessary for more effective cooperation under the Convention on Biological Diversity.

In addition, the participants will discuss the Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety - the importance of its ratification and implementation. The Supplementary Protocol designed to contribute to the protection and sustainable use of biodiversity through the establishment of international rules and procedures in the field of liability and redress associated with living modified organisms.

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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.

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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)

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