العربية
Eng. Abdul Rahman bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Fadhli

Eng. Abdulrahman Abdulmohsen AlFadley
The President
Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture

Quality of life is achieved in Vision 2030 through the integration of the environmental system and to achieve food and water security and well-being. The National Center for Wildlife Development is considered one of the centers of the system, which works to protect, develop and resettle ecosystems and biodiversity, in addition to treating risks related to wildlife. The year 2022 witnessed progress in protecting and developing the terrestrial and marine environment, areas of breeding endangered animal species, resettlement, and management of protected areas. The Center pays attention to localizing and attracting Saudi competencies to achieve national reliance on local competencies in the field of management and development of natural reserves through training and field work with international experts specialists.

Board of Dirctors


Prof. Osamah Bin Ibrahim Fakiha
Deputy Chairman of the Board



Engrs. Abdullah bin Abdul Rahman Al-Rabiah
Member



Prof. Nada Saad Al-Tamimi
Member


Awad bin Metirik Al-Juhani
Member



Prof. Muhammad bin Khaled Al-Saadoun
Member


Prof. Ibrahim bin Abdul Wahed Arif
Member



Prof. Muhammad bin Yaslam Shubraq
Member

MQ

Dr. Mohammad Ali bin Bahaa Al-Din Qurban
CEO
National Center for Wildlife

The center has achieved unprecedented accomplishments in several projects and environmental discoveries, with the participation of national competencies and the collaboration of international experts. Among these achievements is the exploration project of biodiversity in the Red Sea, the discovery of cheetah mummies, and efforts towards their conservation program. The center also worked on increasing the area of protected areas to 30%, registering the Farasan Islands Reserve project with UNESCO. Additionally, the center has prioritized the use of cutting-edge technologies to serve wildlife, protect and enhance it, and develop systems to collect data and create digital maps. Performance indicators reflect the progress of the National Center for Wildlife towards regional leadership, the achievement of national goals, and the transition to a civilized system.

Vision

Flourishing and sustainable wildlife, biodiversity and terrestrial and marine ecosystems.

Mission

Conserve and develop wildlife, biodiversity, and ecosystems through the promotion of community engagement in comprehensive and effective programs to achieve environmental sustainability and create social and economic value.

Strategic Goals

1

Sustainably protect and develop wildlife

and biodiversity in terrestrial, coastal and marine environments.

2

Establish and manage protected areas

and threatened species reproductive centers and their rec storation in their natural habitats.

3

Build a knowledge base

on wildlife and biodiversity in the Kingdom through making field surveys, specialized studies, databases available to relevant stakeholder.

4

Raise awareness on wildlife

across communities through outreach, cultural and media programs

5

Promote economic diversification

by contributing to the development of sustainable ecotourism and the utilization of genetic resources and ecosystem services.

6

Promote Cutting Edge Research and Innovation

in wildlife conservation by engaging with universities, and local and international research centers.

Values

  • Working in harmony; We believe in partnership and operating with a team spirit.
  • An ingrained commitment; We carry out all our tasks with honesty, dedication, and transparency.
  • Passionate commitment to the conservation and development of wildlife; We nurture and serve wildlife and its causes with passion.
  • Dedication in the pursuit of excellence; We strive for sustainable development to achieve excellence.
  • Citizenship and community service; We strive to serve the nation and the community to the best of our ability.