Mission

Together with our partners in the three countries of the South Caucasus, we are developing strategies to support the sustainable management of biodiversity and ecosystem services.

Who we are

Integrated Biodiversity Management, South Caucasus (IBiS) is a programme of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and its partners in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia.

Challenges

The local population, the private sector and the government in the South Caucasus are currently exploiting natural resources in ways that place pressure on these resources. 

GIZ has been active in the South Caucasus since the beginning of the 1990s. In 2015, GIZ launched the Integrated Biodiversity Management, South Caucasus (IBiS) programme.

GIZ has been working with Armenia since the early 1990s. In 2002, GIZ established an office in Yerevan. More information on GIZ activities in Armenia can be found here. The programme Integrated Bio...

GIZ has been active in Azerbaijan since 1995 and has an office in Baku. Around 50 GIZ experts are working to help Azerbaijan transition to a more sustainable economy and democracy. Our work is part of...

GIZ has been active in Georgia since 1992, and currently employs around 120 experts in the country. The GIZ office is based in the capital of Tbilisi. More information on GIZ activities in Georgia can...

The Armenian Vine and Wine Book

Armenia | 2017 Category: Other, Armenian

The Armenian Vine and Wine Book

Armenia | 2017 Category: Other, English

Handbook on Integrated Erosion Control

Armenia | 2018 Category: Other, Armenian

LATEST UPLOADS

Our measures are subdivided into five components, each of which is contributing to the overall aim to support the sustainable management of biodiversity and ecosystem services in the South Caucasus.

More detailed information about the contents is available here:

PILOT ACTIVITIES

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND CAMPAIGNING

CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT IN INTEGRATED BIODIVERSITY MANAGEMENT

PROVIDING ROBUST DATA ON GEORGIAN FORESTS

REGIONAL EXCHANGE