Kazakhstan, World Bank to develop joint green projects

Minister of Ecology of Kazakhstan Yerlan Nyssanbayev meets WB's Country Manager for Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan Andrei Mikhnev
Photo credit: Ministry of Ecology of Kazakhstan

Minister of Ecology Yerlan Nyssanbayev had a meeting with the World Bank's Country Manager for Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan Andrei Mikhnev, Kazinform News Agency reports.

The parties discussed the promising projects in climate change and forestry, the press service of the Ministry said.

The sides also agreed on further implementation of decarbonization plans and development of joint green projects.

Kazakhstan-World  Bank partnership is based on the Country Partnership Program  (CPF), developed in consultation with counterparts and civil society to guide a new investment program and quality technical assistance to the Government of Kazakhstan for 2020–2025. The program  fully complies with the government’s reforms and Kazakhstan 2050 Strategy  to accelerate the country’s transformation into a modern society with a knowledge-based, diversified, and private sector–driven economy. One of the priority areas of the CPF is securing sustainable, resilient, and low carbon growth by managing natural capital, including land and water resources, promoting less energy intensity, and strengthening institutions and service delivery.

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