Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan launches a programme to conserve the houbara bustard.
The first Asian houbara chicks bred at Al Ain Zoo.
National Avian Research Centre (NARC), the world’s first dedicated houbara research and breeding facility, opens in Abu Dhabi.
The Emirates Centre for Wildlife Propagation opens in Missour, Morocco.
The first Asian houbara chicks produced at NARC.
The first captive-bred Asian houbara released into the wild in the UAE.
Chicks produced in the wild from captive-bred females recorded for the first time.
Captive-bred Asian houbara released for the first time in Kazakhstan, home of the largest houbara population.
Sheikh Khalifa Houbara Breeding Centre in Abu Dhabi (SKHBC-AD) starts operating at full capacity.
A symbolic number of 50,000 houbara bred in one year was achieved.
A programme that aims to educate the next generation of young conservationists.
SKHBC-KZ construction completed in Kazakhstan - it's the largest single species breeding centre in the world.
Since the programme began 629,927 houbara have been produced, with releases taking place in 15 countries across the species range.