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Maintaining Habitats in the Altai Sayan Region

As of: June 2018

Objective and activities

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

Country:
Kazakhstan

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

Partner institution(s):
  • Ministry of Agriculture - Kazakhstan
  • Katon-Karagay State National Park

BMU grant:
€ 1,869,181

Duration:
11/2008 till 12/2009

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