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CNF received a €10,000 grant from GLS Investments for its “Khor Virap” sanctuary ponds restoration project as part of a competition last autumn. As was agreed, CNF doubled…
From April 29 to May 2, Executive Director of Caucasus Nature Fund Elizabeth Messud was on a regular working visit to Armenia. During her visit, she was in…
In 2023, the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture of Georgia, in collaboration with the Agency of Protected Areas, took a notable step towards preserving the environment and…
In a decision confirming Georgia's commitment to environmental conservation, the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture has announced a significant expansion of the Tusheti Protected Landscape. This move…
CLick to view PDF Presentation For the donors on 16-04-2024  
The spring cooperation of CNF and Art Lunch – one of Yerevan’s most popular lunch spots for people working or meeting in the city - is already a…
Memorandum of Understanding for Wildlife Monitoring with the Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of Armenia and the Scientific Center of Zoology and Hydroecology of the National…
Monitoring of rodents will be carried out for 2024 with the financing of the Caucasus Nature Fund, with the possibility of extension thereafter if results are satisfactory. On…
In a concerted effort to fortify the capabilities of the newly-established Racha National Park (NP) and the administrative staff of four of Georgia’s Protected Landscapes, the Caucasus Nature…
The recently concluded SMART Global Congress 2024, held from 9th to 14th March in Namibia, served as a significant platform for global collaboration and knowledge exchange in the…
On March 6th 2024, the first meeting of the Coordination Council for the National System of Biodiversity Monitoring took place. The Council was created by the initiative of…
March 7 2024, signing of grant agreements with Agency of Protected Areas, Georgia
Caucasus Nature Fund Continues Decade-Long Support: Grant Agreements Signed for Six Protected Areas Administrations with the Agency of Protected Areas Continuing their unwavering commitment to Georgia's conservation endeavors,…
In the week of 26 February, CNF’s Regional Conservation Director travelled from Tbilisi to Yerevan to undertake a number of important meetings for CNF connected with issues of…
What a pleasure to meet with the members of the Tbilisi Youth Club! A group of dedicated young leaders, the Club reflects on various social, cultural, environmental issues…
International Ranger Day 2023, Armenia - Ranger Award
The release took a little longer, but it was worth the wait. Today we show how we celebrated International Ranger Day in Armenia in 2023 and also presented…
CNF, Caucasus Nature Fund and partner Bank of Georgia, Interview with Tea Barbakadze, National Director Georgia, CNF
You can find the original Georgian version of the Interview on the Bank of Georgia Blog here. January 31, 2024 Support of protected areas is a social responsibility…
SMART (Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool) handheld devices to record observations and incidents © Caucasus Nature Fund / CNF, 2024
Georgia's Protected Areas Thrive with SMART In the realm of conservation, the implementation of cutting-edge technology has become a crucial factor in the protection and monitoring of biodiversity.…
Annual Awards from Caucasus Nature Fund and the Agency of Protected Areas, December 24th & 25th 2023, Georgia
Front row, from left to right: Tea Barbakadze, CNF; Levan Tabunidze, CNF; Nata Sultanishvili, Head of Planning and Development Division of the Agency of Protected Areas (‘APA’); Deputy…
Bundesverdienstkreuz, David Morrison at BMZ, Berlin, 13.12.2023. Photo: zahn/phototek.de
December 13th, 2023 We are proud to announce that our former Executive Director and current Chairman of the Supervisory Board David Fielding Morrison has been awarded the Order…
Khor Virap Sanctuary, Wetlands, Armenia
The Khor Virap Sanctuary was established by Governmental decision on January 25, 2007 to protect the wetland ecosystem. Located in the eastern part of the Ararat Plain of…
Caucasus Nature Fund presented at the Summit of Protected Areas in Georgia 2023
November 7th, 2023, Borjomi, Georgia The first International Summit on Protected Areas in Georgia was organized and hosted by the Agency of Protected Areas (APA) and the Ministry…
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Signing of the Grant Agreement related to the financing of the operational expenses of Tusheti Protected Landscape Administration
Press release The Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF), a charitable foundation established under the German legislation in 2007 that has been assisting protected areas in Georgia since 2009, is…
2004 Vashlovani National Park, Geogria, Camera Trap Leopard - (c) NACRES
By Tatjana Rosen, Conservation Adviser, CNF and IUCN SSC Cat Specialist Group member   It has been a long absence. Last time a Persian leopard (Panthera pardus tulliana)…
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