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Solar energy to power water supply in remote desert villages

The electrification of remote settlements through harnessing solar energy in the heart of Karakum desert  


World’s largest survey of public opinion on climate change: a majority of people call for wide-ranging action

UNDP's "Peoples' Climate Vote" reflects over half the world's population after results processed by the University of Oxford. Sixty-four percent of people believe climate change is a global emergency,  


Plastic Waste Management - First Step Towards Integrated Urban Development

In October 2019, the UNDP / GEF project purchased and installed metal containers for the collection and further disposal of plastic waste.  


Innovation and adaptation to climate change in the heart of the desert

The restoration of Esenaman site and the catchment area on it will allow sheep flocks to be moved 30-35 km inland to the sands and will provide an opportunity for pastures of the Adjy Guyy site (30 km…  


Scaling up laser land leveling technology application in Turkmenistan

To solve the problems of irrigated agriculture due to the effects of climate change, it is necessary to carry out measures and introduce technologies to save water resources by reducing the irrational…  


Nature-based solutions ensure water and energy efficiency for improved livelihood

To solve the issues of water and energy efficiency of water intake from Layinsuv, the joint project of UNDP/GEF and the State Committee for water management of Turkmenistan built a partnership to…  


Self-grown community leaders champion alternative financing

Karyahan apa and Allaguly aga are self-grown community leaders who help pilot and promote effective climate change solutions.  


Testing of water saving irrigation technologies continues

UNDP/GEF project on energy efficiency in the water sector continues implementation of measures to improve the efficiency of land use at its 145 ha of land site of the national research and design…  


UNDP Expert Presents at SDG Centre How Turkmenistan Implements SDG 13

The Government of Turkmenistan and UNDP have a good sense of the interconnectedness of the water and energy management, which led to the joint project that ensures water and energy efficiency, and…  


UNDP and Partners Introduce Innovative Solutions for Efficient use of Water and Energy

The project helps to preserve water resources to provide it to the local population of Kaahka town. It will decrease the volume of CO2 emissions by 240 tons and ensure energy efficiency by 486…  

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