Centre for development and Environment (Institute of Geography , University of Berne) has received in 2001 an important grant for elaboration of Sustainable development strategy of Pamir (Tajikistan). WWF was delegated some part of this project (about 5%) to conduct wildlife survey and to develop proposal on sustainable use of wildlife resources. Two surveys of wildlife were conducted by teams of Tajik experts:
A detailed review was prepared, all data was compared and analysed - creating a base for strategic proposals on sustainable use of biodiversity and wildlife of Pamir. All data were included in the final project report (link –text-maps) which was used a base for the corresponding chapter of the final report of the main project.