Project "Improved Management of the Chychkan Gorge in Kyrgyzstan"

The project "Strengthening Resilience and Adaptive Capacity of Natural Ecosystems and Local Communities" was launched with the support of Critical Ecosystems Partnership Fund (CEPF).
The aim of the project is to encourage local communities to participate in decision-making processes and development policy aspects. The project is being implemented in Toktogul district of Jalal-Abad region of the Kyrgyz Republic. The pilot site is the Chychkan Gorge.

From March 22 to 24, 2022 in Toktogul city there was held the Start-up seminar of the project, where representatives of Toktogul district administration, Jany-Jol aiyl okmotu, Toktogul forestry, representatives of business community and municipal enterprises, pasture users, forest users, beekeepers took part. The event was conducted by the initiators and executors of the project PF "Rural Development Fund" and the Country Office of the Regional Environmental Center of Central Asia (CAREC) in Kyrgyzstan, with the participation of representatives of the State Forest Service of the Kyrgyz Republic.
At the kick-off workshop, information on the project goals and objectives, planned project activities and indicators was presented, and problems related to the environmental condition of the Chychkan Gorge were discussed.
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