Biodiversity conservation issues and its integration in educational programs

News (News archive) | 30 ноя. 2018

On November 27, 2018, under the UNDP/GEF project on the preparation of the sixth National Report on biodiversity organized a workshop, which allowed to discuss the relevant challenges of current biodiversity state in Tajikistan. The project activity was held in the conference hall of the Tajik National University.

Over 40 people from among of zoologists, biologists, students, professors and heads of departments of the Biology Faculty attended the event, which was organized by the project team.

The workshop program included work in groups, which allowed participants to formulate and articulate their vision of approaches to the conservation and development of adaptation measures for national biodiversity at all organizational levels.

During the discussion, in which professors and students took an active part, it was talked about the importance and necessity of introducing biodiversity issues in the educational programs of universities. It was noted that today various aspects of biodiversity conservation are considered in other disciplines, however, the inclusion of a separate course on this topic in the program will give more positive results.

Share on

Publications

  • 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)
Publications archive

"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  

Video