Boosting traditional water-saving techniques for resilience of local communities in the Karakum desert Aug 13, 2014Traditional water-saving techniques are being used as an adaptation mechanism for climate change and to improve the livelihood of these small-scale farmers in Karakum desert under UNDP project “Addressing climate change risks to farming system in Turkmenistan, at the national and local levels”.
Juniper’s comeback in NohurDec 13, 2013During the month of November, dozens of residents of Nohur, a village in the mountains in the south-west of Turkmenistan, have come together to plant 1,250 juniper trees on 10 hectares around the village to save the ecosystem of their home.
Introducing energy efficient practices for “greener economy”Jul 5, 2013Guided by the National Strategy on Climate Change, Turkmenistan is making steps for development of a “green economy”, in which introduction of energy efficiency and energy savings in residential houses plays a catalytic role.
Students of education establishments in velayats acquainted with rights of persons with disabilitiesMay 24, 2013More than 80 students of Turkmenistan’s velayat-based higher education establishments gained basic knowledge of the rights of people with disabilities in a series of workshops from 3 to 16 May.
Strengthening capacity of tuberculosis laboratories in TurkmenistanMay 24, 2013The National Programme on Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Turkmenistan has recently benefited from the renovation of 28 district tuberculosis (TB) laboratories across the country.