Capacity building for radioactive waste management and early warning systems in the Ferghana Valley

Funding Agency ENVSEC

Implementing Agency UNDP

Budget: US$143,500.00

Country: Uzbekistan

Start Year: 2011

End Year: 2012

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Description: The project contributed and supported the process of tackling the radioactive waste issues in a coordinated way through: (i) supporting the dialogue among relevant actors in three countries to identify existing barriers for effective communications and early warning system; and (ii) establishing a distance learning system for training the specialists of ministries of emergency situations, health and others dealing with radioactive tailings.

Sector: Waste management

Beneficiaries: Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan. VRM LLP which owns and operates water and wastewater systems in the city of Shymkent in the South Kazakhstan Oblast