Project Details
Integrating Climate Change Risks into Water and Flood Management by Vulnerable Mountainous Communities in the Greater Caucasus Region
Summary:This project aims to reduce vulnerability of the mountain communities of the Greater Caucasus region of Azerbaijan to climate change-induced water stress and flood hazards by improving water and flood management.
Expected Outcome:Relevant national strategies, policies, and capacities strengthened to address environment degradation, promote the green economy, and reduce vulnerability to climate change
Expected Outputs:
  • Priority ecosystems/economic sectors vulnerable to climate change identified, strategies for improving their resilience developed
  • Improved water resource management and strengthened transboundary cooperation on this issue in the Kura-Araz River Basin
Date Approved:2012
Expected Completion:2017
Funding Type:Technical Assistance
Funding Amount:United Nations Development Programme: $260,000
Links/Documents:UNDP Project Document