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Maintaining Habitats in the Altai Sayan Region

As of: September 2021

The project aimed to protect the boreal forests of the KASE by extending the reserve areas to the western area. The project led to the creation of 250,000 ha of protected areas in the western part of KASE, improved the interconnectivity between eastern and western part of KASE by creating a "green corridor" of 525,000 ha and set up a fire management system in existing and in new protected areas.

State of implementation/results

  • Project completed
  • Studies completed in preparation for the creation of the protection areas
  • Green corridor established between the protection areas
  • Forest fire fighting units equipped; fire fighting training events organised; operational plans developed for fighting fires; forest fire prevention campaigns implemented

Project data


Implementing organisation:
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Slovakia

Political partner(s):
  • Ministry of Agriculture - Kazakhstan

Implementing partner(s):
  • Katon-Karagay State National Park

BMU grant:
1.845.908,89 €

11/2008  till  12/2009


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