Biodiversity in Uzbekistan

by Anonymous on 7/19/2004

A representative of the Species Survival Commission of the World Conservation Union in Central Asia Elena Muhina-Kraitsberg thinks that the past period was transitional for the biodiversity in Uzbekistan. According to her, as a result of decrease in economic activity there are some positive signs in the preservation of the unique biodiversity of Uzbekistan. The future of biodiversity in the country will depend on several factors, the main of which are the developments in the irrigation system and the use of water in Uzbekistan and the Region. Social, economic and political factors influence the biodiversity in Uzbekistan more than illegal hunting or other natural causes. There exists a great potential for ecotourism…
The full version of the article in Russian contains statistics and critical analysis. If there is someone interested by the subject and who doesn’t speak Russian, if you let me know I will do a summarized translation.


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Education 2003–2004 Master Degree in Developmental Studies (DESS “Gestion et dynamisation du développement”), The University of Pierre Mendès France of Grenoble, France 1998-2003 Bachelor Degree in International Economics, The University of World Economy and Diplomacy of Tashkent, Uzbekistan Work Experience 05/2004-08/2004 Researcher, The Economic Mission of France in Istanbul, Turkey 04/2003-09/2003 Research assistant and Translator in the UNDP project UZB 01/04 on institutional reinforcement of the Higher School of Business under the President of Uzbekistan 01/2003-04/2003 Interpreter, International Department, The Higher School of Business, Tashkent, Uzbekistan 09/2002-01/2003 English Language Junior Editor at the Journal “International Relations, Law and Economy” of the University of World Economy and Diplomacy, Tashkent, Uzbekistan 06/2002-09/2002 Intern, CIS countries Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan

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