Water Use Key to Launch of Kazakhstan’s Transition to Green Economy
Kazakhstan’s Green Economy Concept policy, adopted in May 2013, aims to diversify the economy through the careful use of natural resources. The effective use of water, identified as the key pillar of the national concept, has driven the start of the joint project, “Supporting Kazakhstan’s Transition to a Green Economy.
The project, funded by the European Union and implemented by the UNDP and the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), was developed in close consultation with the Committee of Water Resources of Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Agriculture. The project goal is to contribute to the long-term, environmentally sustainable economic development of Kazakhstan by integrating best green practices and technologies in the water sector. The project’s duration is from 2015–2018.
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