SAUDI ARABIA 3
INSTITUTION NAME AND MAIN ADDRESS
COUNTRY Saudi Arabia
INSTITUTION NAME National Wildlife Research Center King Khalid” (KKWRC)
MAIN ADDRESS National Commission for Wildlife Conservation and Development, P.O. Box 61681, Riyadh, 11575 (Saudi Arabia)

Tel: 966 1 441 8447

Institution email address: ncwcd@zajil.net

Web: www.ncwcd.gov.sa


DESCRIPTION
AREA 650 ha
LATITUDE 24, 67 º N
LONGITUDE 46, 69 º E
ALTITUDE 1400 m
PRECIPITATION 100 mm
INFORMATION ABOUT THE INSTITUTION
STATUS State
INSTITUTION TYPE Center for captive breeding and research dependent on the National Commission for Wildlife Conservation and Development (NCWCD)
DATE FOUNDED 1987
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS Small collection of native plants (some of them rare and endangered species)
TAXA No information available
PROGRAMMES • Captive breeding programs with different endangered species (specially animals)
• Reintroduction programs
• Programs for botanical research on the evolution of vegetation protected from grazing
• Conservation programs of plant and animal biodiversity
• Awareness programs dedicated to the public in general
FEATURES AND FACILITIES • Offices
• Laboratory
• Herbarium
• Seed bank
• Area for captive breeding (animals)
• Botanical Reserve (70 ha)
MAIN DEFICIENCIES No information available
OTHER INFORMATION It is an institution mainly dedicated to captive breeding, reintroduction and research programs. The NCWCD has planned the expansion and development of a Botanical Garden at the site. Consult appendix
SOURCES CONSULTED Web:

www.bgci.org

www.cbd.int

www.ncwcd.gov.sa

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