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Improving the Management of Protected Areas of the Western Tien Shan, Kazakhstan
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Biodiversity Conservation Fund of Kazakhstan
Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy

Strengthen coordination councils of three protected areas in Kazakhstan. Work with park authorities at Aksu-Zhabagly, Karata, and Saryam-Ugam state nature reserves to better engage communities and civil society; promote improved regulations on the composition of coordination councils; further the creation of the Western Tien Shan transboundary World Heritage Site; and engage communities surrounding the three reserves so that they better understand the value of their environments.

Strategic Direction: 2 Improve management of priority sites with and without official protection status