Entries by CADI-Christian

Open Standards workshop in Barsakelmes (Kazakhstan)

Barsakelmes Strict Nature Reserve used to be an island in Aral Sea. Since the lake has almost decreased it is no longer an island. Native plant communities disappeared, most of fauna species are under severe thread, IUCN threatened ungulates such as Saiga, Kulan and Goitered Gazelle lost their habitats. Together with the CADI national project […]

IPBES workshop in Astana

Orientation workshop, dedicated to IPBES took place in Astana on 20 September. The event was organized by CADI in order to support international cooperation for nature conservation in Central Asia. Major goal of the workshop was the introduction to the structure and processes of IPBES (Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services). The presentations from […]

IPBES workshop in Tashkent

IPBES workshop took place in Tashkent on 18 September. The event was organized by CADI in order to support international cooperation for nature conservation in Central Asia. Major goal of the workshop was the introduction to the structure and processes of IPBES (Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services). Joining Central Asian countries to the […]

Desert hero was awarded the “Dustlik” order of Uzbekistan

The hero of the project “Defeating the desert” of “gazeta.uz”, Nomos Dzhumaev, was awarded the “Dustlik” order on behalf of the president of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The photo, video and audio report was initiated by CADI. Nomos Dzhumaev, a farmer in the Surchandarya desert in Uzbekistan, took up the fight against the degradation and […]

The Aral ghost

In the course of CADI project an impressive photo, video and audio report on one of the most mysterious places in Uzbekistan was developed: the ghost town Aralsk-7. The now completely abandoned village was located on the island of Vozrozhdenie in the Aral Sea. Due to the dramatic decrease of the Aral Sea, the island […]

Official CADI start in Turkmenistan!

The project agreement for the implementation of CADI in Turkmenistan has been signed on 20 August between the State Committee of Turkmenistan for Environmental Protection and Land Resources and the Michael Succow Foundation. The signing was preceded by about 1.5 years of preparatory work. The agreement represents the latest step in the long-standing, fruitful cooperation […]

CADI on air

In the radio programme “Living planet” of Kazakh radio channel “Astana”, Mark Pestov reports on CADI implementation in Kazakhstan, especially with view to conservation efforts in South Ustyurt: Broadcast (in Russian)

New desert protected area in Kazakhstan

On 14 August, the government of Atyrau region (Kazakhstan) finally decided to establish a new desert protected area. The decision was preceded by intensive scientific preliminary studies by the ACBK within the framework of CADI. The protected area shall have the status as regional nature park and will be located in Zhyloi district. The ACBK […]

CADI Fellowship: Call for applications 2018 – deadline 30 June!

CADI Fellowship contributes to one of the outputs of CADI project – the generation, application and dissemination of knowledge on ecosystem services, biodiversity, conservation status and land-use of temperate deserts in Central Asia. Target groups are post-graduate senior scientists from China, Iran, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The fellows are supposed to work on a […]

CADI at IUCN workshop “Priority Sites for World Heritage Nomination in Central Asia”

At the consultation workshop of IUCN “Priority Sites for World Heritage Nomination in Central Asia” (19-20 June 2018 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan) the CADI partner Michael Succow Foundation contributed with its latest findings on potential sites of temperate deserts for future World Natural Heritage Sites in Central Asia. Leading experts from all of the Central Asian […]