Promoting Low-Carbon Development in CAREC Program Cities


This regional capacity development technical assistance aims to support cities in Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) program countries to strengthen their capacity to undertake climate actions to further enhance sustainable, inclusive, and prosperous economic development.

Expected Outcome

Climate actions in city investment plans in Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and the People's Republic of China mainstreamed

Expected Outputs

  • Sustainable data management systems for greenhouse gas data assessed and enhanced at city level.
  • Recommended investment road maps for low-carbon economic growth at selected cities developed.
  • A source book on successful practices and measures driving low-carbon economic development at city level developed and disseminated.
  • Capacity for low-carbon city development among CAREC countries expanded.

Project Types

Technical Assistance


Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Regional Cooperation and Integration Fund 0.5
Clean Energy Fund 0.8 under the Clean Energy Financing Partnership Facility
Governance Cooperation Fund 0.348
People’s Republic of China (PRC) Poverty Reduction and Regional Cooperation Fund 0.7
e-Asia and Knowledge Partnership Fund (Republic of Korea) 0.5
Clean Technology Fund 0.7
Total 3.548