Bakhtiari‬‬ ‫‪Tribal‬‬ ‫‪Confederacy


Ecological assessment report

The Bakhtiari Tribal Confederacy is one of the biggest tribal confederacies in Iran. Their territory is spread across the following provinces: ‫‫‬‪Is‬‬fahan,‬‬ ‫‫‬‪Luris‬‬tan,‬‬ ‫‫‬‪Khus‬‬is‬‬tan,‬‬ ‫‫‬‪(winte‬‬ring ‫‫‬‪grounds) and Chaharmahal‬‬o ‫‫‬‪Bakhtiari and Kohkiluye and Boyerahmad (summering grounds). Although many of the Bakhtiaries have been sedentarised in the past century, some still migrate with the change of seasons.

‫‪Download the report (in Persian). This report is a detailed description of the ecological status of the Bakhtiari territories. Including wetlands, dams, forest pastures, mountainous areas and ecosystem changes in the past 20 years for the summering, wintering and midway grounds. The biodiversity database comprises the following lists:

  1. Wildlife
  2. Livestock and domestic animals
  3. Crops
  4. Wild plants

These lists have been produced using field data and observations, interviews with community elders and animators, and literature survey.

Territorial assessment report

Download the report (in Persian).

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Browse our section on Bakthiari people (news, photography, projects) and these more specific entries:

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