Environment & Energy


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


GEF-UNDP Small Grants Programme Newsletter 4th Edition

The new issue of our newsletter focuses on the improvement of agricultural output, through the use of new bio-friendly crop treatment products, irrigation methods that maximise the amount of water that reach fields, and a re-thinking of soil management. Also discussed in this newsletter aremore


How to build an earthquake safe home?

In collaboration with local architects, the 'Strengthening Disaster Risk Management Capacities in Uzbekistan' project reviewed local construction practices of individual house builders and developed a practical guideline which provides tips on how to build a seismic safe house. more


Implementing CDM projects: A Guidebook to Host Country Legal Issues

The Clean Development Mechanism continues to evolve organically, and many legal issues remain to be addressed in order to maximise its effectiveness. The book ‘Implementing CDM projects: A Guidebook to Host Country Legal Issues’ explains through case studies how domestic laws and regulatorymore


Integrated Water Resources Management for the Sustainable Development of Uzbekistan - 1st Edition

The purpose of this newsletter is to provide information regarding project activities, targeted to different audiences and key stakeholders in water management and environmental protection, as well as donors involved in this sector. The newsletter contains articles on a wide range of subjectsmore


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.