Regional Environmental Programme for Central Asia (EURECA)

Funding Agency European Union

Implementing Agency GIZ, CAREC, UBA

Budget: €9,497,027.00

Country: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Start Year: 2009

End Year: 2015

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Description: Strengthening regional cooperation and partnership with the EU in the fields of integrated water resource management, forest and biodiversity governance – including environmental monitoring and environmental awareness-raising – as well as improving coordination on environmental issues region-wide through the EU-Central Asia Environment and Water Cooperation Platform. It is a four-part programme: An environment and water cooperation platform for dialogue. EU support for the sustainable use and management of natural resources in Central Asia in the areas of climate change, forest governance (Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade – FLEGT(link is external)), ecological recovery and environmental data collection, exchange, monitoring and assessment. A partnership on integrated water resources management water management to share best practice on water management between Central Asian and European water management bodies, basin organisations and help train professionals. Environmental awareness-raising on Central Asia’s most problematic environmental issues.

Sector: Environment, Water

Beneficiaries: Water management, administration and planning organisations in Central Asia