Grantee profile

The Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan (ACBK)

Founded in 2004, ACBK is based in Nur-Sultan (Astana), Kazakhstan. The organisation seeks to ensure the sustainable conservation of biodiversity through developing strong partnerships, supporting local initiatives and building national capacity and expertise. Its remit includes conservation education and capacity development; large-scale ecosystem restoration; biodiversity research and policy advocacy; protected area management and ecotourism development.

The saiga antelope is reclassified from ‘Critically Endangered’ to ‘Near Threatened’ in an “unprecedented conservation triumph”

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