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Water is the source of life: UNDP helps farmers in Almaty restore their water resources

Water is essential for livelihoods. In the arid areas of Almaty region, Kazakhstan, water is even more important. Harvest, employment and living standards of the local population, water and food…  


Turkestan artisan’s crafts mesh with environment

Aisulu Sadykova is a woodcarver from a family of artisans in the ancient city of Turkestan, Kazakhstan. Aisulu has been creating traditional handicrafts - felt dolls, yurts, wooden camel figurines -…  




Energy efficient equipment to tackle environmental issues

Kazakhstan is among the top ten countries with the highest greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per unit of GDP. The heat and electrical power supply sector accounts for 60 percent of CO2 emissions in…  


The youth learn climate change issues through comics

A young writer from Kazakhstan, Eva Agafonova, combats climate change in her own way: she uses comic books to inform young people about the climate crisis. She is convinced that we are all responsible…  


Education: an effective tool to combat climate change

Climate change is the most challenging issue facing the global community. It requires a change in people’s behaviour and mindset towards environmental issues. Education can play a key role in this: it…  

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