National Biodiversity Planning to Support the implementation of the CBD 2011-2020 Strategic Plan in Republic of Kazakhstan

Introduction

Republic of Kazakhstanhas been Party to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) since October 1995. The project addresses the country’s need to continue to fulfill its obligations under the CBD, with particular focus on the Convention’s Article 6 and the CBD COP Decision X/2. Above all, the project isa significant contribution toKazakhstan’s efforts towards implementing the CBD Strategic Plan 2011-2020 at the national level. The project builds onthe current status and achievements of Kazakhstan with respect to biodiversity planning and reporting. It aims to integrateKazakhstan’s obligations under the CBD into its national development and sectoral planning frameworks through a renewed and participative ‘biodiversity planning’ and strategizing process.

Expected Results

  • A participative stocktaking exercise on biodiversity planning takes place and national biodiversity targets are developed in response to the global Aichi Targets
  • The NBSAP is revised/updated and it fully integrates new aspects of the CBD strategic plan, such as mainstreaming and anchoring the implementation of the plan into national development frameworks, valuing ecosystem services and promoting ecosystem-based adaptation and resilience
  • National frameworks for resource mobilization, Convention reporting and exchange mechanisms are established and strengthened

Finances



2012-2016
 Donor name  Amount contributed
 GEF  $ 220000
 UNDP  $ 20000
 NGO  $ 30000
 Goverment  $ 170000
 UNDP in contribution  $ 45000

Delivery

Dec 2012  $ 82 356,00
Apr 2013  $ 24 344,00
Overview
Status
Active
Project start date
April 2012
Estimated end date
February 2014
Geographic coverage
Kazakhstan
Focus Area
Environment
MDG
Ensure environmental sustainablility
Project officer
Talgat Kerteshev
Partners
Government of Kazakhstan, Forestry and Hunting Committee of the Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Environment Protection