Environment & Energy


Action Today for Tomorrow`s climate UNDP`s climate change portfolio

Since 1993, UNDP in Uzbekistan has been pioneering climate change initiatives which utilise innovative solutions that are affordable, reliable, and can generate clean energy. Today UNDP works in Uzbekistan to conserve the nation’s globally-significant biodiversity, to help manage land and watermore


Assessment and Mitigation of CDM Project Risks

During the course of the implementation of CDM projects, their developers often encounter a lot of uncertainties and risks. The risks of a common investment project are compounded by those specific to each stage of the CDM project cycle. The publication ‘Assessment and Mitigation of CDM Projectmore


Can your house withstand an earthquake?

This publication is comprised of tips that home owners can use to improve the structural integrity of their homes, and to assess if their houses are earthquake safe. more


Clean Development Mechanism Schemes

This publication was prepared by the UNDP project ‘Capacity Building for CDM in Uzbekistan’, with the support of the Designated National Authority on CDM, specifically the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The main purpose of this publication is to visualise CDM documents andmore


Environmental Indicators for Uzbekistan

The collection of articles in the ‘Environmental Indicators for Uzbekistan’ publication is the result of a joint effort conducted by various national experts from several national agencies and ministries. This publication was produced within the framework of the project ‘Enhancement ofmore


GEF-UNDP Small Grants Programme Newsletter

The new issue of our newsletter focuses on the enhancement of soil fertility. The issue of land degradation is very important in Uzbekistan at the present moment. The country`s population is growing, we have a limited quantity of productive lands, and unfortunately the productivity and health ofmore


Uzbekistan’s climatic and geographic features, and its unique ecosystems which are home to globally significant flora and fauna, have made environmental sustainability a national priority. Given rapid economic development in recent years, Uzbekistan recognises the need to balance economic growth and environmental protection. Therefore, a major national objective is to ensure that Uzbekistan’s environment is effectively protected and sustainably utilised for the benefit of future generations. Through capacity building and piloting initiatives, UNDP has contributed to the attainment of the Millennium Development Goal 7 and corresponding national MDG targets.