Mission

The programme “Integrated Biodiversity Management in the South Caucasus” (IBiS) is 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 in 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 Biodi...

GIZ has been active in Azerbaijan since 1995 and has an office in Baku. Around 50 GIZ advisors are working in Azerbaijan. The work of GIZ is guided by the South Caucasus Initiative of the German feder...

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

Electric Fence Establishment Manual

Armenia | 2018 Category: Pilot Activities, Armenian

Waste Management Manual for Teachers

Armenia | 2018 Category: Environmental Education & Campaigning, Armenian

Public Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) assessment in relation to Biodiversity and Environment...

Georgia | 2017 Category: Environmental Education & Campaigning, Georgian , English

LATEST UPLOADS

The measures of the programme 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

IMPROVING CAPACITIES IN INTEGRATED BIODIVERSITY MANAGEMENT

PROVIDING ROBUST DATA ON GEORGIAN FORESTS

REGIONAL EXCHANGE