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Turkmenistan - Overview

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Biodiversity Facts

Status and trends of biodiversity, including benefits from biodiversity and ecosystem services

The content of this biodiversity profile is still draft. The text below has been prepared by SCBD and remains subject to final approval by the Party concerned.

Turkmenistan is occupied by deserts (80%) and forests (20%), possesses a significant level of endemic biodiversity, and is noted as one of the global centers of genetic diversity... More »

Main pressures on and drivers of change to biodiversity (direct and indirect)

The content of this biodiversity profile is still draft. The text below has been prepared by SCBD and remains subject to final approval by the Party concerned.

The main threats and pressures on biodiversity in Turkmenistan include habitat degradation, invasive alien species, excessive consumption of natural... More »

Measures to Enhance Implementation of the Convention

Implementation of the NBSAP

The content of this biodiversity profile is still draft. The text below has been prepared by SCBD and remains subject to final approval by the Party concerned.

The Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (BSAP) (2002-2010) for Turkmenistan was prepared by the Ministry of Nature Protection, together with UNDP... More »

Actions taken to achieve the 2020 Aichi Biodiversity Targets

The content of this biodiversity profile is still draft. The text below has been prepared by SCBD and remains subject to final approval by the Party concerned.

At present, specimens of 135 types of animals and 71 plants (representing 78.9% of the total number) are protected under existing reserves and sanctuaries, with the total area of specially protected areas consisting of almost 4% of the country’s total land area... More »

Support mechanisms for national implementation (legislation, funding, capacity-building, coordination, mainstreaming, etc.)

The content of this biodiversity profile is still draft. The text below has been prepared by SCBD and remains subject to final approval by the Party concerned.

Turkmenistan has developed a number of strategic documents highlighting the importance of biodiversity management and sustainable development (e.g... More »

Mechanisms for monitoring and reviewing implementation

The content of this biodiversity profile is still draft. The text below has been prepared by SCBD and remains subject to final approval by the Party concerned.

The key monitoring mechanism in the country is the national biodiversity monitoring system which is a component of the Clearing-house Mechanism, with state reserves and sanctuaries serving as support units for the system... More »

National Contacts

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Convention on Biological Diversity

Mr. Jumamurad Saparmuradov
CBD Primary NFP, CHM NFP
Dr. Shirin Karryeva
SBSTTA NFP
Ms. Ogulsona Karyyeva
Protected Areas NFP

Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

Mr. Jumamurad Saparmuradov
BCH NFP
Ms. Ejebay Kokanova
Cartagena Protocol Primary NFP

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