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Signature Ceremony at KfW: G. Giacomini (CNF), O.Zymelka (KfW)

Last week, the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), through the German Development Bank (KfW) contributed €6.8 million to the Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF). Signing …

Vano Kupradze

September 5 2018 was a day like any other in Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park. Just before noon, Vano Kupradze, the Head of the Protection Division at the National park, …

With the financial support of the Caucasus Nature Fund, Shtigen LLC recently installed two new solar energy systems on the rooftop of Lake Arpi National Park’s Administration building. …

Yellow Water-Lily (Nuphar lutea) blossom, Lake Arpi National Park, Armenia

The Yellow Water-Lily, once flourishing throughout Armenia’s wetlands,  exists today only in the Akhuryan river in Lake Arpi National Park, and is currently included in Armenia’s Red Book …

The day after CNF’s  10th Anniversary Gala, the CNF board de-camped to Borjomi Protected Areas, where it held a regular meeting and used the occasion to meet with park …

6 June 2018—CNF celebrated its 10th anniversary with a gala highlighting CNF’s work in Georgia and across the region. The event brought together business and political leaders, including …

Red Deer Stag, Breeding Center, Dilijan National Park, ArmeniaRed Deer Stag, Breeding Center, Dilijan National Park, Armenia

In 19th century Armenia, the Caucasian Red Deer (Cervus elaphus maral) wandered freely through the forests of this mountainous nation, however the population was over-hunted in the 20th …

Caucasus Nature Fund Signing Ceremony in Berlin November 16th 2017

The German government  through its Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the KfW Development Bank (KfW), has contributed another €3.5 million to CNF’s core endowment …

East Caucasian Tur, Capra caucasica cylindricornis

Our horses heaved and snorted as they pulled us up the steep, narrow ridge, deep in the forests of Lagodekhi. Their shoes occasionally struck protruding ridges of crumbling …

Lagodekhi, Georgia

This blog post was written by David Morrison, former Executive Director of Caucasus Nature Fund, now Chair of CNF’s Board of Directors  When I started CNF in 2008 I …

You’ll need a smartphone to see them, but virtual leopards have been on the prowl up and down Armenia this summer, as part of a WWF campaign to …

Bezoar goat (Capra aegagrus aegagrus) at Lagodekhi, Geogia

Camera-traps installed in the forests of Lagodekhi Protected Areas in Eastern Georgia have captured images of a Bezoar goat, months after an unprecedented Bezoar sighting in a different …

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