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  • New Tasks to Stop Climate Change May 8, 2017

    Dashoguz is the regional in the north of Turkmenistan. It borders with Uzbekistan and people are traditionally involved into agriculture and cattle breeding. Local produce diary and meat products, pastry and bread; grow vegetables and fruit, cotton and wheat. However, Dashoguz receives only 4-5 billion cubic meters of water resources of Amu Darya which feeds southern regional of Central Asia.

  • UNDP Promotes Modern Approaches to the Design and Construction of Energy-efficient Residential Buildings May 5, 2017

    More than 30 representatives of the national professionals in the field of designing residential buildings took part in a training to support compliance and enforcement of the revised building codes for improving energy efficiency of the residential buildings.

  • International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Turkmenistan May 4, 2017

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Government of Turkmenistan held an international conference on the topic “Improving energy efficiency in residential building sector of Turkmenistan” took place on the occasion of completing the project in the field of energy efficiency in Turkmenistan. National partner of the project state concern “Turkmengaz”.

  • UNDP Transfers Knowledge on Automatically Controlled Heating May 1, 2017

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held an on-site training on installation and maintenance of automated heat controls in 5 pilot multi-unit residential buildings for 8 experts of Ashgabat residential communal services maintaining the pilot buildings.

  • The First Ombudsman of Turkmenistan Takes Part in the Workshop on newly-established NHRIs in Central Asia Apr 24, 2017

    Exploring how NHRIs can use their unique role and functions to drive long-term change was the focus of a workshop, held in Astana, Kazakhstan.

  • UNDP and National Partners Discuss Project on Disaster Risk Reduction Apr 21, 2017

    UNDP and the Ministry of Defense of Turkmenistan Civil Defense Department presented a new project proposal on disaster risk reduction 2017-2020 during the working meeting with line ministries. The project will help align Turkmenistan's efforts with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.

  • UNDP Executive Board welcomes appointment of Achim Steiner as new Administrator Apr 20, 2017

    The President of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today welcomed the appointment of Achim Steiner as the Organization’s new Administrator.

  • Energy-efficient single-family homes: Twofold energy savings Apr 19, 2017

    Development of single-family housing is one of the high-priority areas for providing the citizens of Turkmenistan with affordable, comfortable housing. UNDP/GEF is working to implement the integrated design and construction of buildings, including single-family houses, that combine comfort and energy efficiency.

  • UNDP support development of the national adaptation plan for Turkmenistan Apr 18, 2017

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held a roundtable discussion on preparation of the national adaptation plan to climate change. During the discussion, participants addressed goals and targets of each national agency on the topic of climate change and considered the existing base for creating of NAP.

  • Support to Innovation in Agriculture to Combat Climate Change Apr 13, 2017

    UNDP held a study visit to Israel for seven experts of the national agencies of Turkmenistan. The study tour took place under the project “Supporting climate resilient livelihoods in agricultural communities in drought-prone areas of Turkmenistan” funded by the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF) of the Global Environment Facility.

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