The WOW sub-regional coordination work in Central Asia and the Caucasus was shared by two NGOs and namely the Wetlands International Russia Programme (Moscow, Russia), and the Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity in Kazakhstan (Almaty, Kazakhstan). The Wetlands International Russia Programme started operations in 1997. It has since become active in the field of waterbird monitoring and conservation in Russia and neighbouring countries in Central Asia and the Caucasus. ACBK is an active BirdLife partner in the region and is also coordinating the development of the Important Bird Areas network.
COUNTRIES IN THE SUB-REGION:
The following countries were served by the WOW Regional Centre for Central Asia and the Caucasus States:
Central Asia and the Caucasus States: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.
LOCAL IMPLEMENTING AGENCIES:
Wetlands International Russia Programme
Moscow 109240, Russia.
Telephone: + 7 495 7270939
Fax: + 7 495 7270938
Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan
off.203, 40, Orbita-1,
Almaty, 050043, Republic of Kazakhstan.
Telephone: + 7 727 220 3877
Fax: +7 727 220 3877