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Environmental strategies, programs and projects 
Brief description of ecological projects executing in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan are offered. Also activities of the different governmental, non-governmental and international organizations in field of the environment protection on national and regional levels are described INTAS, COPERNICUS, USAID, UNDP, Global Environmental Facility (GEF), UNEP, WB, UNESCO,  and other.
 

Joint projects on trans-boundary and regional environmental problems

National Environmental Activities

Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Tajikistan Turkmenistan Uzbekistan
National Environmental Action Plan yes       yes
Participation in international environmental conventions 9 3 4 7 8
Creation of regional environmental database yes     yes yes
Regional Environmental Action Plan yes yes yes yes yes

Environmental projects

Region of the Semipalatinsk nuclear testing area yes        
Foothills of the Tyan-Shan  yes yes     yes
Region of the Caspian Sea yes      yes  

Aral Sea Projects

Aral Sea VISION  yes yes yes yes yes
International Fund for the Saving Aral Sea  yes     yes yes
Aral Sea Basin Capacity Development Project  yes     yes yes

National strategies and Reports

Biodiversity          
Water          
Climate Change          
Ozone layer          
Decertification          

 

Kazakhstan 

Environmental strategy

  • National Environmental Action Plan
  • Harmonisation of the environmental legislation
  • Co-operation of national strategies related to international environmental conventions: 9
  • Creation of regional environmental database - started
  • Preparation of joint projects on trans-boundary and regional environmental problems

The descriptions of the ecological projects are given on the territorial sign.
There are considered:

  • Region of the Aral Sea
  • Coast of the Caspian Sea
  • Region of the Semipalatinsk nuclear testing area
  • Foothills of the Tyan-Shan
Else several projects executing in some regions or on all territory of the Republic Kazakhstan   are described.
Kyrgyzstan

Environmental strategy

  • National Environmental Action Plan
  • Harmonisation of the environmental legislation
  • Co-operation of national strategies related to international environmental conventions: 3
  • Creation of regional environmental database
  • Preparation of joint projects on trans-boundary and regional inveronmental problems

The descriptions of the ecological projects are given on the territorial sign.
There are considered:

  • Region of the Aral Sea
  • Foothills of the Tyan-Shan
Else several projects executing in some regions or on all territory of the Kyrgyz Republic are described.
Turkmenistan

Environmental strategy

  • National Environmental Action Plan
  • Harmonisation of the environmental legislation
  • Co-operation of national strategies related to international environmental conventions: 7
  • Creation of regional environmental database
  • Preparation of joint projects on trans-boundary and regional inveronmental problems

The descriptions of the ecological projects are given on the territorial sign.
There are considered:

  • Region of the Aral Sea
  • Coast of the Caspian Sea
Else several projects executing in some regions or on all territory of the Turkmenistan are described.
Tajikistan

Environmental strategy

  • National Environmental Action Plan
  • Harmonisation of the environmental legislation
  • Co-operation of national strategies related to international environmental conventions: 4
  • Creation of regional environmental database
  • Preparation of joint projects on trans-boundary and regional environmental problems

The descriptions of the ecological projects are given on the territorial sign.
There are considered:

  • Region of the Aral Sea
Else several projects executing in some regions or on all territory of the Tajikistan are described.
Uzbekistan

Environmental strategy

The descriptions of the ecological projects are given on the territorial sign.
There are considered:

Else several projects executing in some regions or on all territory of the Uzbekistan  are described.

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