Who We Are

The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), the global leader in pre-emptive species conservation, is an organisation dedicated to the conservation of the Houbara bustard; an emblematic in Arab culture, which is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List. We manage pioneering breeding and release programmes at the National Avian Research Centre (NARC) in Sweihan, the Sheikh Khalifa Houbara Breeding Centre at Seih Al Salem in Abu Dhabi, the Emirates Centre for Wildlife Propagation (ECWP) in Missour, Morocco and the Sheikh Khalifa Houbara Breeding Centre in Kazakhstan.

 

We are committed to fostering global dialogue and collaboration on conservation and have have agreements in place more than 20 countries along the Asian Houbara migratory route.

 

Our breeding and release programme is at the core of our work. It continues to expand year-onyear and is complemented by the Fund’s work in the fields of education, ecological research, and sustainable community development.

 




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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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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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