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Project Title:

00079039 Management of the Niemen River basin with account of adaptation to climate change


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Project Objective & Brief Description:

The project aims to increase the capacity of Belarus in implementation of UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) through the sustainable management of water resources taking into account aspects of climate change impacts on Neman River basin. The assessment and forecast of water resources, taking into account the different climate change scenarios and trends of economic development for transboundary Neman River basin will be developed during the project. Recommendations for improvement of water management with account of adaptation to climate change activities will be developed as a practical result of the project for stakeholders. The project will also promote cross-border cooperation, including exchange of information and data between Belarus, Lithuania and Russia in the field of use of water resources.

Project Duration:

01/2012 – 12/2013

Project Location:

Niemen River basin

Project Budget:

US$ 170 000

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Project delivery in previous fiscal years:


MDG Focus:

Effective water governance

Designated Institution:

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of Belarus

National Coordinator:

Sergey Zavyalov

Head of the Department of Regulations of environmental impact on air and water recourses

Contact Persons:

Project Manager: Iryna Usava
E-mail: iryna.usava@undp.by

UNDP Programme Officer: Igar Tchoulba
E-mail: igor.tchoulba@undp.org

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