«Conservation and sustainable use of globally significant biological diversity in Hazar State Reserve on the Caspian Sea Coast»
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Tender for publication of bird guide

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Project “Conservation and Sustainable Use of Globally Significant Biological Diversity in Hazar Nature Reserve on the Caspian Sea Coast” implemented with the Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan announces a competitive tender and invites interested companies and individual contractors to participate in the tender for:

Publication of bird guide

 
Vacancy for editor

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Project “Conservation and Sustainable Use of Globally Significant Biological Diversity in Hazar Nature Reserve on the Caspian Sea Coast” implemented with the Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan announces a vacancy for the following position:

Editor - ToR in English

 
20 vacancies for NEAP Project

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The UNDP Project “Institutional and Human Capacity Building for Better Environmental Governance”(NEAP) implemented with the Ministry for Nature Protection of Turkmenistan announces 20 vacancies for National experts of Working Group on developing the "National Strategy on environment protection for 2011-2020".

 


International Year of Biodiversity

The United Nations declared 2010 to be the International Year of Biodiversity. It is a celebration of life on earth and of the value of biodiversity for our lives. The world is invited to take action in 2010 to safeguard the variety of life on earth: biodiversity

 


Hazar State Reserve
Hazar State Reserve

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Joint project of the Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan, GEF, and UNDP started the work in October 2006. Project is designed for 4 years and worked till October 2010.

The main goal of the project is protection of Turkmenistan’s globally significant biodiversity by strengthening sustainability of the country’s National System of Protected Areas.

The main mission of the project is to search for new joint and adaptive approach to preservation and management of natural resources in Hazar state reserve, and to demonstrate and duplicate the best practice in the whole National System of Protected Areas of Turkmenistan (NSPA).

The main components of the project include:

  1. Strengthening management potential and efficiency of preservation in Hazar reserve.
  2. Establishing cross-sector capacity for integrated coastal management and creating biodiversity conservation tasks to be introduced to the industrial sectors surrounding Hazar reserve.
  3. Building mutual understanding between Hazar reserve and local communities for strengthening sustainable use of natural resources.
  4. Introducing best practices of the project to the NSPA of Turkmenistan.

PDFPrintE-mail Residents of Caspian settlements participated at the seminar on fish and duck breeding in local conditions

Ashgabat, 1 October 2010 – Residents of the Caspian settlements of Chekishlyar, Garagel, Belek and Gyzylsuw of Balkan province enlarged their knowledge and get professional consultation on duck and fish breeding in local conditions in the course of the seminar in Garagel settlement. This seminar is a part of activities organized by the joint project of the UN Development Program, Global Environment Facility and the Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan with the objective to support alternative activities among local people to reduce anthropogenic pressure on biological resources of the Caspian Sea.

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PDFPrintE-mail Residents of Caspian coastal settlements learn effective methods of small oazis farming

Residents of Caspian coastal settlements learn effective methods of small oazis farmingAshgabat, 28 September 2010 – Residents of Caspian settlements of Chekishlyar, Garagel, Belek and Gyzylsuw of Balkan province who started small oazis farming activities had an opportunity to enlarge their knowledge and get professional consultancy in the course of a seminar in Etrek village of Balkan province organized by the by the joint project of the UN Development Program, Global Environment Facility and the Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan.

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PDFPrintE-mail Residents of Caspian Coastal Villages Learn Effective Methods of Poultry Farming and Cattle Breeding in Local Climatic Conditions

Residents of Caspian Coastal Villages Learn Effective Methods of Poultry Farming and Cattle Breeding in Local Climatic ConditionsAshgabat, 25 August 2010 - Residents of the Caspian coastal villages of Chekishlyar, Garagel, Belek and Gyzylsuv of Balkan province, who started breeding poultry and cattle as an alternative method of income generation with a view of preserving the biological diversity of the Caspian Sea, enhanced their knowledge and got professional advice in the course of a one day seminar in the city of Balkanabad organized by the joint project of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Global Environment Facility(GEF) and the Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan.

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