Mission

We are developing strategies to support the sustainable management of biodiversity and ecosystem services in the South Caucasus. Our work is based on robust data and...

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. From 2015 to 2019,...

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. There is little public awar...

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. It is intended to run until 2...

GIZ has been active in Azerbaijan since 1995, and opened an office in Baku in 2007. Around 50 GIZ experts are working to help Azerbaijan transition to a more market-oriented economy and democracy. Our...

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 ...

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...

PILOT ACTIVITES

Pilot measures take place at selected locations. They play an important part in the work of Integrated Biodiversity Management, South Caucasus (IBiS), because they allow us to test out instruments and processes. Different management approaches to biodiversity and ecosystem services can be easily compared with each other.

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND CAMPAIGNING

CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT IN INTEGRATED BIODIVERSITY MANAGEMENT

FORESTS

REGIONAL EXCHANGE