Climate Change and Resilience

Climate Change and Resilience in Central Asia

Project summary:

The overall objective of the project is to support stability and climate resilient development in the Ferghana Valley, a trans-border area of Kyrgyz Republic, Republics of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The project will improve knowledge of climate-fragility risks amongst stakeholders at local, national and regional levels; facilitate risk-informed policymaking and transboundary resource management; and support practical risk reduction interventions.

Expected results:

The project will focus on four main outputs with corresponding sets of activities:

Output 1: Enhanced knowledge base and capacities to identify and assess climate-driven resilience risks in trans-border areas of Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan and Republic of Uzbekistan;

Output 2: Technical assistance on the introduction of climate fragility risks into national policies, climate change adaptation and development strategies and plans in Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan and Republic of Uzbekistan provided;

Output 3: Opportunities to promote regional cooperation and awareness on climate and fragility risks created; and

Output 4: Enhanced early warning and prevention measures demonstrated at pilot site/s in the Ferghana Valley