Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan (ACBK)
Mission of the organisation
- To ensure the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity of Kazakhstan
- To engage and actively inform people on biodiversity importance for the future generations
- To improve biodiversity research and monitoring methods
- To develop and assist local nature conservation groups and student clubs
- Development and implementation of the projects aimed at conservation of important wildlife areas, including IBAs
- Studying biology and status of populations of key animal species, development and implementation of Action plans for their conservation
- Lobbing improvement of the conservation policy in Kazakhstan
- Raising awareness of national and international public on conservation issues and the importance of Kazakhstan for the global biodiversity conservation agenda
- Extension of ACBK network with the priority of establishing new branches and conservation groups in the most important regions
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