Project Details
Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions for Low-Carbon Urban Development
Country:Kazakhstan
Sector:Energy
Summary:The Project supports the identification, design, and implementation of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) in the urban sector.

NAMAs, consisting of investments in infrastructure supported by capacity building, awareness raising and technical assistance, will contribute to achieving the country's voluntary target to reduce GHG emissions by 15% by 2020, while improving urban services and the quality of life of citizens in Kazakh towns and cities.

Expected Outcome:The project will improve the capacity of municipalities to carry out integrated municipal planning, formulate their targets and prioritize urban mitigation actions, support the creation and strengthening of local institutions, and will facilitate financing of urban NAMAs through creation of a dedicated funding mechanism.
Expected Outputs:
Date Approved:2015
Status:Ongoing
Expected Completion:2019
Funding Type:Technical Assistance
Funding Amount:United Nations Development Programme: $60,000
Government of Kazakhstan: $30,893,000
Shared: $40,366,000
Links/Documents:PRESS RELEASE: New GEF-funded project to support Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions for Low-carbon Urban Development in Kazakhstan is launched by the UNDP and the Government of Kazakhstan