Reports

Data analysis of socio-economic questionnaire

According to our research, a significant proportion of interviewed farmers are unfamiliar with rotational grazing practices, with a considerable majority expressing a lack of enthusiasm to adopt this technique despite our explanations. Pasture condition assessments indicate that the majority of respondents perceive their pastures as normal, surprisingly despite this attitude, a notable percentage provide additional feed to their livestock. Concerns regarding equipment, infrastructure, and challenges in sheep farming were also highlighted by participants.

Results of hydrometric works carried out at hydrological stations on the Iori river

On December 9-10, 2023, geodetic and hydrometric works were carried out at recently opened hydrological stations in the downstream and upstream of the Dali Mountain reservoir on the Iori River. The document collects and summarizes the results of the work.

Research on the NEEDS of WOMEN Residing on the Farms of CHACHUNA MANAGED RESERVE

The report examines the needs and experiences of women living seasonally in Chachuna Managed Reserve through an intersectional analysis of environmental issues and women’s rights and well-being.

Export Market Regulations and Standards for WOOL and DAIRY PRODUCTS

Wool export regulations to EU countries; Regulations for the export of wool to the Persian Gulf countries; Export regulations of dairy products to Persian Gulf countries.

The Kakheti Steppes: A Fragile Balance between a Living Landscape or a Future Desert Cadastral Survey Report

This report represents a cadastral survey conducted within the project “The Kakheti Steppes: A Fragile Balance between a Living Landscape or a Future Desert“ conducted by the Society for Nature Conservation (SABUKO). SThe study area is the territory in Kakheti region including the territories of Dedoplistskaro, Akhmeta and Sighnaghi municipalities. The study area is 103 031.35 ha.

Restoring Gallery Forest & Grasslands in the Iori River Valley Georgia

This project was supported by the Endangered Landscapes Programme, managed by the Cambridge Conservation Initiative in partnership with Arcadia

2022 Annual Report

Highlights of SABUKO’s 1 year work combined in 6 pages with breathtaking photos from the fields.

Guidance Document for On-Shore Wind Farm Development in Georgia

This guidance document intends to guide wind energy developers, investors, local authorities, and community organizations to appreciate potential conservation and biodiversity issues related to on-shore wind farm development in Georgia.

2020 Annual Report

The report summarizes SABUKO’s most important activities and highlights from 2020.

Sheep & Sheep Products Potential in EU & GCC Countries

This report will provide information about following products: milk and milk products, sheep meat and meat products, live sheep and sheep wool. The research contains information about sales channels, technical regulations and standards in local market (Georgia), EU and GCC countries. The goal of the report is to identify potential of Georgian products (live sheep, sheep milk and milk products, sheep meat and sheep wool) in EU and GCC countries

This report reviews all the amazing work done within the frames of the programme.

ELP Annual Review 2019

With the support of the Cambridge Conservation Initiative an unique Endangered Landscapes Programme is being implemented in about 10 countries. SABUKO has a honor to lead a project titled Restoring Gallery Forest and Grasslands in the Iori River Valley in Georgia.

This report reviews all the amazing work done within the frames of the programme.

Pasture Management Plan for The Chachuna Managed Reserve

The overall objective of the presented pasture management recommendations is to provide estimated stocking rates and a provisional rotational grazing scheme for the pasture area of the Chachuna Managed Reserve. The plan should serve a basis for a future leasing contract that meets the requirements of a protected area.

Overview of Pasture Management Legislation

Since January the 1st, 2019 ‘’Society for Nature Conservation – SABUKO’’ has been working for the restoration of gallery forests and grasslands in the Iori river valley. Condition of the land cover over 748.1 ha in Chachuna Managed reserve (total area of Chachuna Managed Reserve is 5032 ha) was evaluated within the project.

Hydrological Report on the River Iori

Hydrological report will enable us to assess precisely the impact of the reservoirs on the hydrological regime of the river, on the one hand and to determine the volume of water required for flooding the gallery forests, which could possibly be released from the Dali Mountain reservoir on the other hand

Annual Report 2019

In the document SABUKO summarized its work and all the important events and activities, implemented in 2019 in 4 main directions: Saving Species, Restoring Habitats, Empowering Locals and Raising Awareness.

Half-year Report 2019

The document represents SABUKO’s work and main activities conducted in the first half of 2019 year.

Annual Report 2018

In the new annual report Sabuko has summarized its most important events and activities of 2018

Assessing the scale of hunting of birds with a focus on Batumi Bottleneck

Illegal killing is one of the main risks for the birds becoming extinct globally.Poaching birds became one of the major threats for bird migrating between Europe and Africa. Every autumn more than 1,000,000+ birds of prey migrate through the Batumi Bottleneck. Batumi Raptor Count (BRC) along with SABUKO work on monitoring and conserve birds which migrate through the Batumi Bottleneck.

Annual Report 2017

In the document SABUKO summarized its work and all the important events and activities, implemented in 2017.

Birds in the Chorokhi delta in spring 2015

In spring 2015 the Chorokhi river delta (Ajara, Georgia) South of the city of Batumi survey was held by Rinse van der Vliet on behalf of the Dutch Avifaunistic Circle (AKN), section of the Netherlands Ornithologists Union, which mainly is an overview of the bird observations in and around the Chorokhi delta (from here on the ‘delta’) in the period from 30 April to 8 May and from 12 to 13 May 2015.

Conservation of Imperial Eagles in Georgia – Annual Report

We are Delighted to Distribute  Annual Report of Conservation of Imperial Eagles in Georgia. Report will be distributed upon your request by emails.

Please send us your Name/Surname / Organization / Address and Telephone number and we will be happy to share report to you!

Contact email: office@sabuko.org

Please indicate in subject: Annual Report Conservation of Imperial Eagles In Georgia

Restoring Gallery Forest and Grasslands in The Iori River Valley, Georgia

This document presents a description and assessment of Iori River Gallery Forest, definition of their natural boundaries, comparison with the present boundaries and identification of causes of changes

Assessment Report of Iori River Gallery Forest

The objective of the research was to describe and evaluate condition of the Iori River Gallery forests, define their natural borders, compare with present-day boundaries and to identify causes of change; also, to identify whether or not the Dali reservoir reduced the area of gallery forests in Chachuna Managed Reserve and whether it effected to the change of their floristic composition.

Birds in the Chorokhi delta in spring 2018

In spring 2018, SABUKO (Society for Nature Conservation) carried out monitoring   birds of the Chorokhi  river delta (Ajara, Georgia), South of the city of Batumi. Monitoring was carried out by Zurab Gurgenidze and Dachi Shoshitashvili, who are currently employed by SABUKO. Monitoring was carried out from 2nd of April till 12th of April of 2018.

Sheep & Sheep Products Potential in EU & GCC Countries

This report will provide information about following products: milk and milk products, sheep meat and meat products, live sheep and sheep wool. The research contains information about sales channels, technical regulations and standards in local market (Georgia), EU and GCC countries. The goal of the report is to identify potential of Georgian products (live sheep, sheep milk and milk products, sheep meat and sheep wool) in EU and GCC countries

This report reviews all the amazing work done within the frames of the programme.

Pasture Management Plan for The Chachuna Managed Reserve

The overall objective of the presented pasture management recommendations is to provide estimated stocking rates and a provisional rotational grazing scheme for the pasture area of the Chachuna Managed Reserve. The plan should serve a basis for a future leasing contract that meets the requirements of a protected area.

Overview of Pasture Management Legislation

Since January the 1st, 2019 ‘’Society for Nature Conservation – SABUKO’’ has been working for the restoration of gallery forests and grasslands in the Iori river valley. Condition of the land cover over 748.1 ha in Chachuna Managed reserve (total area of Chachuna Managed Reserve is 5032 ha) was evaluated within the project.

Hydrological Report on the River Iori

Hydrological report will enable us to assess precisely the impact of the reservoirs on the hydrological regime of the river, on the one hand and to determine the volume of water required for flooding the gallery forests, which could possibly be released from the Dali Mountain reservoir on the other hand.

Assessing the scale of hunting of birds with a focus on Batumi Bottleneck

Illegal killing is one of the main risks for the birds becoming extinct globally.Poaching birds became one of the major threats for bird migrating between Europe and Africa. Every autumn more than 1,000,000+ birds of prey migrate through the Batumi Bottleneck. Batumi Raptor Count (BRC) along with SABUKO work on monitoring and conserve birds which migrate through the Batumi Bottleneck.

Birds in the Chorokhi delta in spring 2015

In spring 2015 the Chorokhi river delta (Ajara, Georgia) South of the city of Batumi survey was held by Rinse van der Vliet on behalf of the Dutch Avifaunistic Circle (AKN), section of the Netherlands Ornithologists Union, which mainly is an overview of the bird observations in and around the Chorokhi delta (from here on the ‘delta’) in the period from 30 April to 8 May and from 12 to 13 May 2015.

Restoring Gallery Forest and Grasslands in The Iori River Valley, Georgia

This document presents a description and assessment of Iori River Gallery Forest, definition of their natural boundaries, comparison with the present boundaries and identification of causes of changes

Assessment Report of Iori River Gallery Forest

The objective of the research was to describe and evaluate condition of the Iori River Gallery forests, define their natural borders, compare with present-day boundaries and to identify causes of change; also, to identify whether or not the Dali reservoir reduced the area of gallery forests in Chachuna Managed Reserve and whether it effected to the change of their floristic composition.

Birds in the Chorokhi delta in spring 2018

In spring 2018, SABUKO (Society for Nature Conservation) carried out monitoring   birds of the Chorokhi  river delta (Ajara, Georgia), South of the city of Batumi. Monitoring was carried out by Zurab Gurgenidze and Dachi Shoshitashvili, who are currently employed by SABUKO. Monitoring was carried out from 2nd of April till 12th of April of 2018.

2022 Annual Report

The best photos and highlights of our work in 2022 combined in this brief annual report.

2021 Annual Report

We continue our tradition of making non-boring, beautifully illustrated annual reports.

Annual Report 2019

In the document SABUKO summarized its work and all the important events and activities, implemented in 2019 in 4 main directions: Saving Species, Restoring Habitats, Empowering Locals and Raising Awareness.

ELP Annual Review 2019

With the support of the Cambridge Conservation Initiative an unique Endangered Landscapes Programme is being implemented in about 10 countries. SABUKO has a honor to lead a project titled Restoring Gallery Forest and Grasslands in the Iori River Valley in Georgia.

This report reviews all the amazing work done within the frames of the programme.

Half-year Report 2019

The document represents SABUKO’s work and main activities conducted in the first half of 2019 year.

Annual Report 2018

In the new annual report Sabuko has summarized its most important events and activities of 2018.

Annual Report 2017

In the document SABUKO summarized its work and all the important events and activities, implemented in 2017.

Annual Report 2017

In the document SABUKO summarized its work and all the important events and activities, implemented in 2017.

Conservation of Imperial Eagles in Georgia – Annual Report

We are Delighted to Distribute  Annual Report of Conservation of Imperial Eagles in Georgia. Report will be distributed upon your request by emails.

Please send us your Name/Surname / Organization / Address and Telephone number and we will be happy to share report to you!

Contact email: office@sabuko.org