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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…  


Expert opinion on energy saving technologies and practices in Turkmenistan

The fossil fuels burned by people for various needs contribute to the environmental degradation of our planet. The housing sector consumes 30-40% of total number of energy resources. Moreover, this…  


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…  


UNDP Environment and Energy Newsletter 01

This newsletter provides highlights to UNDP's "Environment and Energy" programme for Winter and Spring 2019 period.  


Sustainable Cities in Turkmenistan: Integrated Green Urban Development in Ashgabat and Awaza

The development challenge of the project is to measurably reduce the negative impacts of urban growth in Turkmenistan while also advancing social and economic development goals. To this end, the…  


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…  


Supporting climate resilient livelihoods in agricultural communities in drought-prone areas of Turkmenistan

The project’s incremental value lies in enabling farmers in one of the driest regions of the country to overcome the critical barriers described above that prevent them from reducing the vulnerability…  


Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy for Sustainable Water Management in Turkmenistan

The project objectives are to provide for sufficient and environmentally sustainable water supply to support and enhance social conditions and economic livelihood of the population of Turkmenistan;…  

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