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Centres

Established in 1989, the National Avian Research Centre (NARC) in Sweihan, Abu Dhabi, was the first ever centre dedicated to studying and captive breeding of the Asian Houbara bustard.

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Bustards

Houbara bustards are large-bodied birds with long legs and a slender neck. The upper body is speckled, sandy brown and the underside is creamy white. The male has long, black feathers around the back of his neck, and white feathers on the front,...

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Conservation

Both an avid falconer and conservationist, the late President of the UAE, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan committed himself to ensuring the future survival of the Houbara, when in the 1970s he noticed numbers in the wild were in decline due to...

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Who We Are Who

International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) is a global organisation dedicated to the restoration and preservation of the Houbara bustard, a...

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Vision Vision & Mission

To conserve the Houbara bustard through captive breeding and release and promotion of sustainable practices across the board, and in particularly in...

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Recent News

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Dec

CHAMPIONING HOUBARA CONSERVATION AMONG FALCONERS WITH TECHNOLOGY

The International Fund for Houbara Conservation mounts its most technologically advanced educational stand targeting falconers during the fourth International Festival of Falconry in Abu Dhabi.   Abu Dhabi, 7. December 2017: The......Read More

19

Sep

IFHC Celebrates 40 years of SheikhZayed’sVisionof Protecting the Houbara

Fund to have special pavilionat ADIHEX 2017 commemorating the milestone The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC)has announced its participation in the upcoming edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian......Read More

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