Mission

We are developing strategies to support the sustainable management of biodiversity and ecosystem services in the South Caucasus.

Who we are

Integrated Biodiversity Management, South Caucasus (IBiS) is a programme of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, a German federal enterprise.

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. The programme Integrated Biodiversity Management, South Caucasus (IBiS) is operating from 20...

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. The Integrated Biodiversity Management, South ...

Ecosystem Services in Armenia: Overview of Different Activities on Ecosystem Services Implemented By the Government of Armenia and Different Organizations in the Period of 2011-2017

Armenia | Category: Capacity Building, English

Ecosystem Services in Armenia: Overview of Different Activities on Ecosystem Services Implemented By the Government of Armenia and Different Organizations in the Period of 2011-2017

Armenia | 2017 Category: Capacity Building, Armenian

Sensitivity Assessment of Pasture Lands based on Simulation Models and RS/GIS Techniques in Armenia

Armenia | 2016 Category: Capacity Building, English

LATEST UPLOADS

Being engaged in the diverse field of integrated biodiversity management with a wide range of partners and stakeholders requires a combination of differently adapted approaches. Therefore, 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