Project name: Integrated Approach for the Development of Low Carbon Development Strategies in Central Asia
Donor: German Federal Ministry for Environment
Name of client: DIW econ
Project period: 2012-2013
Territory: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan
According to the Bali Action Plan (2007), Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) plan was offered as an appropriate measure to combat climate change in developing countries. Central Asian countries expressed their willingness to support international activities against climate change and take appropriate measures on national level, but need support to solve the problem. The countries are at different stages in terms of their economic development, energy supply and emission reduction potential, but share a common level of vulnerability to climate change and the common desire to strengthen regional cooperation in mitigation. Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan expressed their interest in developing NAMA.
The project goals:
The NAMA proposal will be developed in cooperation with stakeholders and must be approved by the respective national government as well as delivered to the UNFCCC Secretariat.
The entire NAMA cycle includes the following project activities:
The following sectors were selected as target sectors: in Kyrgyzstan – boiler heating system, in Tajikistan – reafforestation, in Uzbekistan – energy efficient refurbishment of standardized multifamily and public buildings.