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Altintas Great Bustard Project (Turkey)


Titre : Altintas Great Bustard Project (Turkey)

Pays : Turquie

Numéro projet : TUR/SGP/OP6/Y2/CORE/BD/18/13

Domaine : Biodiversity

Durée : 2/2019 — 5/2020

Bénéficiaire : Ibrahim Aksaz Wildlife Protection Society

The Great Bustard (Otis tarda) is known as a vulnerable species in Europe and in Turkey. It is estimated that a total of 800-3000 individuals still live in the wild in various parts of Anatolia. The Great Bustard is a protected species by virtue of international instruments such as the 1950 Paris and 1979 Bern Conventions. The species is under protection also in Turkey since 1977 through the decisions of the Central Hunting Commission and the Land Hunting Law (Law No : 4915)
The Great Bustard has as its habitat the meadows and fields which are used also by the peasants for animal husbandry and crop raising. This in turn brings at least from time to time the Great Bustard and men facing each other as a competitor. The aim of the project is to protect the Great Bustard population in Alt ?nta ?, investigate the reasons for the recent decline in numbers, agricultural activities which will support agricultural activities. Which are ecological growing crops.

Grant Amount : GEF (SGP) : US$ 20,000.00

GEF Small Grants Programme

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