Goitered Gazelle running
Credit: Saltore Saparbaev
Project

Ensuring the Goitered Gazelle’s Migration and Population Development in a Recently Established Eco-Corridor

Initiative
Duration
2020 - 2021
Location
Kazakhstan
Species protected
Goitered Gazelle Gazella subgutturosa

Project objectives

  • Inform the local community about the change of the territory’s legal status to protected and what this implicates;
  • Raise awareness of the importance of nature conservation and the role and needs of key Central Asian migratory species with focus on the Goitered Gazelle;
  • Promote alternative ecologically sustainable forms of income generation;
  • Technically support the rangers (provide equipment and cover far-distance patrolling costs);
  • Build an observation tower near the rangers centre;
  • Conduct a complete census of the Goitered Gazelle’s population by vehicle or airplane.

Threaths

Poaching