Anvar BUZURUKOV is Vice-President
of Tajik Social-Ecological Union, oldest NGO's in Tajikistan.
His current projects include telecommunications, educational and scientific work
regarding the indigenous people of mountainous regions. His primary interests in
this field are the maintenance and preservation of mountainous cultures and the
access, which these cultures have to management of their own natural resources.
Now he leads several projects in Tajikistan (ecotourism and national paks system)
and in others CIS mountains regions. He is Advisor in Institute of Federalism (Moscow.
In 1996-1998 , Mr. Buzurukov worked as the Director of the Eurasian Mountain
Centre (EMC) which was established by International Congerss of mountaneers (president
of this NGO Russian Minister of national policy Dr. Ramazan Abdulatipov-famous
russian politic. ALso in 1997-1998 he used to be a Advisor in Foundation 'Childreen
He received his Master's degree from the All-Russia Academy for Foreign Trade,
where he specialized in UN and international economic relations. He also
received a Bchelor's degree in geological engineering at Tajik State University.
Previous to his current position, Mr. Buzurukov worked on geological surveying
in Pamir(1984-1989) and served in the Ministry of Natural
Protection as a Chief of Department of state contrlor on protected areas and
tourism (1989-1993). He has been an innovator in the creation of state and
national parks, and was in 1991-1997 a member of the Council of the
International Socio-Ecological Union, the biggest environmental root NGO in FSU