Mangystau Joint Project

Expanding the opportunities of the Mangystau region in achieving sustainable development and socio-economic modernization

About the programme

Based on the development challenges identified in the economic, social and environmental dimensions, the programme is elaborated on the following objectives, each corresponding to the identified problem phenomenon in the respective sector:

  • Objective 1 (Social): By the end of 2016, inequities and disparities in health and social well-being are reduced for the vulnerable populations, improving key health indicators.

  • Objective 2 (Economic): By the end of 2016, the capacities of local government to plan for diversified and balanced local economic growth and to expand income generation opportunities for vulnerable populations are increased.

  • Objective 3 (Environmental): By the end of 2016, local authorities and communities are empowered to apply sustainable environmental practices to respond to existing environmental challenges, including by increasing resilience to climate change. 

Additional Information



  1. The proposed Joint Programme envisages the following cooperation areas:

    • Enhancing access to locally provided quality social and economic services especially for vulnerable groups of population, including woman, children, youth, elderly, PWDs, repatriates, undocumented and stateless persons;

    • Increase capacity of local decision makers in oil reach region in efficient planning and use of state resources for effective and efficient health and social protection of vulnerable populations, diversification of economy, expanding income opportunities, stimulating productive employment, and sustainable development including protection of natural and cultural heritage;

    • Piloting innovative approaches of providing health and special social services to women, children, youth, elderly, PWDs, repatriates, undocumented and stateless persons in rural areas, developing local plans responsive to the needs of the population at the primary health care level, informing the society and professionals on best practices of child care and new participatory mechanisms for community involvement;

    • Capacity development of the population to improve their wellbeing through local self-governance and capacitating businesses in rural areas;

    • Empowering local authorities and communities in application of sustainable environmental practices to respond to existing environmental challenges.

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