Multi-country Capacity Building Project of CACILM (Central Asian Countries Initiative for Land Management)
Five Central Asian Countries with the support of the international donor community have worked toward sustainable land management and reverse land degradation – through the Central Asian Countries Initiative for Land Management (CACILM). CACILM’s goal is to restore. Maintain and enhance the productive functions of land in Central Asia (CA), leading to improved economic and social well-being of those who depend on these resources.
The goal is achieved through implementation of measures and interventions reflected in National Programming Framework (NPF) developed in each CA country.
This project is one of the multi-country level activities on CACILM implementation support mentioned above.
The project objective is to increase capacity at the national and cross-country levels to develop and implement an integrated approach and strategies to combat land degradation within National Programming Frameworks.
Achievements & expected results
The project plans to attain its objectives through the accomplishment of four major outcomes:
1. Enhanced policy coherence through mainstreaming of sustainable land management (SLM) principles into national policies and legislation
2. Resources effectively mobilized to support SLM initiatives
3. Improved interaction between state agencies and land users through human resource development
4. Learning, dissemination and replication of best practices in collaborative SLM developed and strengthened
Karakalpakstan Organization of field visit to the dry bed of the Aral Sea with the representatives of the CACILM Coordination Council and forestry experts Tashkent - Organization and holding of the workshop on Global and National Environmental Challenges. Environmental Impact Assessment of Draft Laws for the group of members of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan (jointly with GEF/UNDP/Uzbekistan Strengthening National Capacity for Rio Convention Implementation Project and UNDP Parliamentary Development Assistance Project) - Conducting workshops for discussion of the Integrated Land Management Financial Strategy with involvement of the members of the Working Group consisting of the representatives of the stakeholder ministries and agencies - Conducting 4-day training workshop dedicated to the sustainable development in the context of land management for training of trainers in this area Bukhara; Djizak; Karakalpakstan; Khorezm 6 best practices on sustainable land management prepared for documentation in the system of World Review of Soil and Water Efficiency Technologies (WOCAT)