Projects & Initiatives

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Ashjar National Campaign

It is an initiative undertaken by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs to conserve wild plants because of its great economic and cultural importance, as it provides food, medicine, and fuel in addition to its role in preserving the balance of environmental systems and in support of the lives of many creatures through the cultivation of various Omani wild

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The Establishment of Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Center in Dhofar

It is a center to house and rehabilitate wild animals as well as breeding them in preparation to release them in the wild environment.

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Sand Dunes Fixation Pilot Project

Adverse effects of the phenomenon of sand dunes movement are common in the Sultanate. Sand dunes movement causes cut off roads, threat to strategic installations, damages to agricultural productivity and health problems to the population. Obviously, addressing this phenomenon needs studying the movement of sand dunes and knowing its types, especially in A'Sharqiyah region, in order to identify and implement optimal solutions and ways to deal with it. Sand dunes fixation pilot project and comes within this framework.

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Reclaim Land Affected by Desertification in the Sultanate

Natural sites are exposed to various forms of deterioration in the Sultanate, which leads to reduced vegetation, low levels of production and the growing phenomenon of erosion and drifting. The most significant reasons for this deterioration are due to the change the of  land use due to urban development in addition to the indiscriminate logging of trees and bushes, overgrazing and to the different climate impacts such as waves of escalating drought.  This project is one of the solutions that have been adopted to address this problem.

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Update the Biodiversity Plan

The project is concentrating on reviewing and updating the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) on the protection of biodiversity and the preservation of the Omani environment and its ecosystems in accordance with the commitment to the international conventions signed by Sultanate. Moreover, the project is also concentrating on observing exotic plants and animals, preparing a national framework for biosafety and creating databases for Endangered Species.

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