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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21

Jun

UAE MINISTRY OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENVIRONMENT AND THE INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR HOUBARA CONSERVATION JOIN FORCES IN GLOBAL DRIVE TO PRESERVE VULNERABLE SPECIES

Collaboration will leverage IFHC’s leadership in Houbara conservation to enhance......Read More


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Apr

FLYING THE FLAG FOR MIDDLE EAST CONSERVATION! IFHC TO SHARE HOUBARA SUCCESS STORY AT EARTH OPTIMISM DIGITAL SUMMIT 2020

Abu Dhabi-based International Fund for Houbara Conservation Fund is the only regional entity to......Read More

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