The Second meeting of Regional Steering Committee within the framework of CAMP4ASB project
October 3, 2017, Almaty hosted the Second meeting of Regional Steering Committee (RSC), which was created within the framework of Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Programme for Aral Sea Basin project (CAMP4ASB). The representatives of national coordinating institutions from Central Asian countries attended the meeting along with the international organizations, such as The World Bank, Executive Committee of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea and CAREC.
The main goals of RSC include an advisory support, the definition of annual climate investments’ priorities, recommendations for the future directions and monitoring of the progress of the project’s implementation.
The participants of the meeting overview the activities of the regional and national components of the project over the past period, including the regional needs assessment process, developed communication and stakeholder engagement strategy, monitoring and evaluation manual of the project, including progress on the implementation of the grievance redress mechanism. National coordinating units provided information on the progress of the project activity for each of the participating countries (Tajikistan, Uzbekistan), including credit lines.
The meeting participants discussed the work plan for the next period, 2017-2019 years, and also expressed interest in further cooperation and dialogue.
CAMP4ASB is a five-year project, which aimed to enhance regionally coordinated access to improved climate change knowledge services for key stakeholders in Central Asian countries, as well as to increased investments and capacity building that, combined, will address climate challenges common to these countries. The project comprises the following partners: World Bank, Executive Committee of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (EC IFAS) and National Partners of Central Asia.
CAREC is responsible for the realization of a regional component of the project, which aims to strengthen the knowledge and capacity base for climate action and facilitate regional dialogue.