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Enabling Transboundary Cooperation and Integrated Water Resources Management in the Chu and Talas River Basins

To promote joint management of the shared water resources of the transboundary Chu and Talas River Basins, including developing the Chu-Talas Commission.

The Commission will coordinate maintenance and use of infrastructure on the Chu and Talas rivers. These activities directly affect the population living in the regions adjacent to the two rivers. More than 1 million people in Kazakhstan and 1.2 million people in Kyrgyzstan live in this international water basin. The peoples living in the river basin are diverse in their origin, culture, and water management needs. It is crucial that they be involved in the process of water management.

River/Lake
River

Talas , Shu/Chu

Asia , Central Asia

General information
GEF ID 5310
Project type Full-Sized Project
Project Status PPG Approved
Start Date 22 Mar 2013
GEF characteristic:
Focal Area International Waters
GEF Allocation to project 1.05M US$
Total Cost of the project: 6.58M US$
Partners
Kazakhstan , Kyrgyzstan

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)


Project contacts
Dr. Vladimir Mamaev GEF Regional Technical Advisor