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Kungurbuka Mountain, Uzbekistan

A Review Of The Laws Related to The Use And Trade Of Wild Species In Four Central Asian Countries

Kungurbuka Mountain, Uzbekistan

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Published 12 February 2024

  Russian 

Are there gaps in Central Asia wild species use and trade laws?

Illegal trade often overshadows and undermines the potential success of sustainable and legal trade for national economies. But making sure that laws are in place to tackle illegal trade alongside efforts to make trade sustainable is vital. Part of a trio of reports, this study is a detailed analysis and evaluation of the existing legal frameworks and reveals significant gaps in combating illegal wild species trade.

A Review Of The Laws Related to The Use And Trade Of Wild Species In Four Central Asian Countries

Report author(s):
Bakytbek Tokubek uulu, Sanjar Kurmanov, Ulukbek Turdubekov

Publication date:
February 2024


Notes:

This report was funded by a grant from the United States Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs. The opinions, findings and conclusions stated herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the United States Department of State Bureau of international Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs.


About Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL):

Funded by the United States Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs.

The mission of INL is to minimise the impact of international crime, such as money laundering and criminal gangs, and illegal drugs on the United States, its citizens, and partner nations by providing practical foreign assistance and fostering global cooperation. Visit the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL)'s website.

About Fauna & Flora

Fauna & Flora is a nature conservation charity protecting the diversity of life on Earth. For the survival of species and habitats, the planet and people. 

As the world’s first international conservation charity, Fauna & Flora has been shaping best practice in community-focused conservation for over 120 years. Today, the charity works closely with local conservation partners in almost 50 countries to protect habitats, revive the ocean, reduce extinctions, stop illegal wildlife trade, combat climate change and influence global policy and corporate sustainability. www.fauna-flora.org 

About Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan (ACBK)

The organization traces its history since 2004, working in the field of wildlife conservation. Today, the Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan (ACBK) has one office in Astana, one office in Almaty and nine branches throughout the country. The Ecological park "Alty Sai", that was created on the grounds of two hunting areas is managed by ACBK in the Kostanay region. There are 5 clubs of ACBK members and 53 employees. For more information visit www.acbk.kz

About Institute of Zoology of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan

The main tasks and activities of the Institute include identifying key zoological areas, developing scientific and practical recommendations for the sustainable use of wildlife, developing and maintaining a national information and analytical database of the fauna of the republic, maintenance of the state cadastre of rare and endangered species of wild animals and the Red Book of the Republic of Uzbekistan, controlling pest animals and conservation of aquatic ecosystems and fish resources of the Republic.

About Ecological Resource Center (EKOMAKTAB)

Ecological Resource Center (EKOMAKTAB) is a non-governmental non-profit organization and works in the field of environmental education, environmental protection and environmental safety. The Organization received official registration in 2005, and in 2015 it was re-registered and once again confirmed its commitment to the chosen area of activity. During the period of active activity, the EKOMAKTAB team has completed more than 30 projects that are important for the population and the surrounding nature. The leader of the environmental organization is Shivaldova Natalia Sergeevna. For more information visit www.ekomaktab.uz

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