Integrating Climate Change Risks into Water and Flood Management by Vulnerable Mountainous Communities in the Greater Caucasus Region


This project aims to reduce vulnerability of the mountain communities of the Greater Caucasus region of Azerbaijan to climate change-induced water stress and flood hazards by improving water and flood management.

Expected Outcome

Relevant national strategies, policies, and capacities strengthened to address environment degradation, promote the green economy, and reduce vulnerability to climate change

Expected Outputs

  • Priority ecosystems/economic sectors vulnerable to climate change identified, strategies for improving their resilience developed
  • Improved water resource management and strengthened transboundary cooperation on this issue in the Kura-Araz River Basin

Project Types

Technical Assistance


Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
United Nations Development Programme 0.26
Global Environment Facility 2.7
Total 2.96