The expansion potential of the protected area network in the Biosphere Reserve Issyk-Kul

TopicNature Conservation and Biodiversity
Project number32764
Implementing organization
Michael Succow Stiftung zum Schutz der Natur
Ellernholzstraße 1/3
17489 Greifswald
Duration to

With 20 % of the state territory, the Kyrgyz UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Issyk-Kul covers a large area within the country. The broad diversity of the landscapes challenges a sustainable development of the Biosphere Reserve. The Agency of Environment and Forests requested expert advice on the current conditions in the protected area to stimulate its extension.