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Sand dams: a sustainable solution for water scarce regions

Sand dams were identified as one potential adaptation measure that could be piloted in Swaziland. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF) is providing the government of Swaziland with technical support for a sand dam pilot project.

Press Release (RUS) 24 April 2014: "Water Management by Water User Groups"

 

 Управление водными ресурсами самими водопользователями

Press Release (ENG) 24 April 2014: "Water Management by Water Users"

Ashgabat, 24 April 2014 – Two-day trainings on “Organizational development and the partnership of water users” were conducted during March in all three project regions - Sakarchaga, Karakum and Nohur within the framework of project on “Addressing climate change risks to farming systems in Turkmenistan at national and community levels” (AF project)

Press Release (ENG, RU) 13 Dec 2013: "Adaptation Fund Project's Contribution to the Implementation of the National Forest Program of Turkmenistan"

Within a framework of a joint project of the Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), “Addressing climate change risks to farming system in Turkmenistan at national and community levels”, funded by the Adaptation Fund, adaptation measures have been developed based on the needs of local communities in three pilot regions, which differ in ecological and climatic conditions (desert, mountains and the oasis).

Press Release (ENG, RU) 15 Nov 2013: "Capacity Building in Water Management"

Capacity Building in Water Management

Press Release (ENG) 15 Nov 2013: "Management of water and land resources with participation of the local population"

Management of water and land resources with participation of the local population

Вклад проекта Адаптационного фонда в выполнении Национальной лесной программы Туркменистана

Вклад проекта Адаптационного фонда в выполнении Национальной лесной программы Туркменистана

Update: "One year into the Climate-Resilient Farming in Turkmenistan project" (June 2013)

The Adaptation Fund project, “Addressing climate change risks to farming systems in Turkmenistan at national and community level” held its first Project Board meeting in June 2013.  The programme, which is being managed by UNDP on behalf of the Government of Turkmenistan, has been under implementation for one year.  The project team was able to discuss progress and agree the work plan for the remainder of the year.  The meeting was well attended with active contributions from the Deputy Minister of Nature Protection, and representatives from other key Ministries. 

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