UAE

The United Arab Emirates

National Avian Research Centre - Sweihan

The Centre located in Sweihan, Abu Dhabi, was established in 1989 as the first centre specialised in breeding and research related to the Asian Houbara bustard. It is the global leader in research on the Asian Houbara with advanced programmes studying the physiological, genetic and behavioural characteristics of the Asian Houbara.

It is also the base for collecting and assessing all data from birds fitted with tracking devices throughout their range countries in the Middle East and Central Asia.

Sheikh Khalifa Houbara Breeding Centre - AD, Saih Al Salam

Sheikh Khalifa Houbara Breeding Centre – Abu Dhabi (SKHBC-AD) is IFHC’s second centre in the UAE. The main objective of the centre is to increase the number of captive-bred birds, which contributes to the Fund’s overall objective to maintain and support wild populations.




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Oct

Playing for change: nature-themed virtual escape room game launches to encourage conservation efforts

Connect with Nature and the International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) use......Read More


21

Jul

ABU DHABI RECORDS SPECIES CONSERVATION WORLD’S FIRST WITH HISTORIC BIRTH OF ARABIAN BUSTARD VIA IVF

Milestone birth is significant step in saving species listed as ‘Near......Read More

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