Europe and Central Asia

Uzbekistan – Uzbekistan Society for the Protection of Birds (UzSPB)

BirdLife Affiliate

Founded in 2007
Members: 225
Staff: 4
Durmon-yuli, Tashkent, UZ, 100125
Tel.+Fax +998 71 2271402

address: Off. 501, Institute of Gene Pool of Plants & Animals of Academy of Science, 32-Durmon-yuli Street

Mission of the organisation

Conservation of birds as indicators of environment, conservation of bird habitats and other elements of biodiversity with development of conservation initiatives, close cooperation with state, non-governmental and local organizations. We support increase of numbers of professional ornithologists and conservation specialists

Key Activities

  • To propose and prepare the documentation for new protected areas based on the outcomes of the IBA inventory for Uzbekistan
  • To develop and implement an IBA monitoring programme
  • To improve the conservation status of priority IBAs through the development of Site Management Plans (in the case of Protected Areas) and Site Action Plans (for currently unprotected sites)
  • To conduct research of rare and globally threatened bird species and develop plans and strategies for their conservation
  • To inform people, scientific community and decision-making persons about problems of key species and key conservation issues, and about UzSPB and their activities
  • To develop and widen the UzSPB network to promote representation among the country’s key conservation area