Snow Leopard Day was celebrated in Dushanbe

News (News archive) | 24 окт. 2020

On October 23, 2020, in Dushanbe held the Conference dedicated to the International Snow Leopard Day

On October 23, 2020, in Dushanbe, the conference with the participation of 50 representatives of relevant ministries and departments, international organizations and representatives of local communities, which was dedicated to the International Snow Leopard Day was held by the National Biodiversity and Biosafety Center of the Committee for Environmental Protection under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, together with the UNDP.

5 presentations and reports with the context of conservation of snow leopard ecosystems, its hunting species, methods and technologies for monitoring and controlling ecosystem with usage of modern technologies and equipment, mountain forests health, pastures and methods of their restoration, studying the snow leopard and it’s ecosystems were presented in the conference, partners and local stakeholders presented the results of small grant projects, videos and other topics related to environmental protection and sustainable use of biodiversity.

On behalf of the Chairman of the Committee for Environmental Protection under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan Sheralizod Bakhodur, the head of the Administration Department of the Committee, Yusupov Jumakhon, made a welcoming speech on the country's environmental policy in the field of biodiversity conservation, about initiatives of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and the Leader of the Nation respected Emomali Rahmon on environmental protection issues. It was noted that the Committee has signed a number of agreements on the protection of snow leopard and wildlife ecosystems which made a contribution to the protection of ecosystems and rare species of flora and fauna, as well as biodiversity in Tajikistan.

Employees of the National Biodiversity and Biosafety Center, the National Center for Environmental Action and the State Institutions of the Research Laboratory for Nature Protection made their presentations and reports on the results and achievements in the conservation of snow leopard ecosystems and its hunting species, restoration of forests and pastures, international experiences and archived results.

The project partners made a number of presentations and speeches on the work which was done and the results achieved in the field of protection and conservation of ecosystems of the snow leopard and its hunting species. Also, at the conference, the participants were presented the achievements of the project in the form of books, albums, paintings and equipment.

At the end of the conference, active partners of the project for their contribution to the achievement of results in the protection of the ecosystems of the snow leopard and its hunting objects were awarded by the memorable gift in the nominations for the protection of ecosystems of the snow leopard and its hunting objects, propaganda, raising awareness and information of the population, the introduction of energy-saving technologies.

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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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