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UNDP Launches Workshops for Turkmenistan’s Private Sector on Climate Risks and Adaptation to Climate Change Impacts

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UNDP Launches Workshops for Turkmenistan’s Private Sector on Climate Risks and Adaptation to Climate Change Impacts

A series of seminars for representatives of the private sector of Turkmenistan on climate risks and adaptation to the consequences of climate change has started in Turkmenistan.

They are organized within the framework of the project «Development of the National Adaptation Planning Process in Turkmenistan» (NAP), implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with financial support from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in cooperation with the Ministry of Environmental Protection of Turkmenistan.

Six rounds of seminars will be held in Ashgabat and Dashoguz velayat with the participation of representatives of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan, as well as academia and civil society, stakeholders in involving the private sector in the implementation of adaptation measures.

In addition to the relevance of climate change issues to the private sector in Turkmenistan, the workshops will discuss the impact of climate change on water resources and water security. Participants will also explore opportunities to integrate best practices, technologies and lessons learned from other countries.