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The Turanga tree — a relic of the deserts of Kazakhstan

The advent of warm weather in the wild steppes of Kazakhstan fills all life around with new, vibrant colours. Zheltorangy village is located in the semi-desert zone of Kazakhstan just 100 km towards…  


Fashion Industry and Conscious Consumption

Most mass-market garments are manufactured in Bangladesh, China, India and Indonesia. Many workers in garment factories are paid less than the living wage and live on the brink of poverty. Moreover,…  





Third International Forum on Energy Saving

Speech by Mr. Yakup Beris, UNDP Resident Representative in Kazakhstan 28 May 2021, The Hilton Astana hotel, second floor, The Astana Conference Hall  




Boosting the ranks of women guardians of biodiversity

Today, 22 May we mark United Nations Biodiversity Day. Biological diversity is a world heritage, a most valuable gift, a vital necessity for the economic and social development of humanity. The…  

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