Environment and Energy

UNDP assists Georgia to expand access to green solutions and make environmental issues an integral part of development. We promote sustainable environmental management and focus on the climate change strategies and disaster risk reduction.

Our Goals

Our programmes in Georgia promote the use of local energy resources, conservation of biodiversity, rehabilitation of degraded pastures, effective management of water resources, and gradual elimination of harmful substances from the environment. We also assist in adopting national strategies to counter the risk of natural and man-made disasters, such as earthquakes, floods, landslides, and urban and technological disasters.more

Tusheti National Park

Fully reformed rangers service, biodiversity monitoring and new venues for eco-tourism – are some of the results of UNDP’s assistance to the Protected Areas of Tusheti. July 2011. Photo: David Khizanishvili/UNDP

Our Stories

  • Natela Benidze, village Chalistavi

    After the Flood

    The Rioni river basin in Georgia has been identified as the most vulnerable basin susceptible to various extreme climate events in the country. Floods, landslides andmore

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  • 230 tons of pollutants repacked at the Iagluja dump site. April 2014. Photo: Vladimer Valishvili/UNDP

    Earth, Wind and Organic Pollutants

    “What can you do for the environment? Some of us limit energy consumption, some stop littering, and some start recycling. But we often ignore the problemsmore

Projects and Initiatives

GEF Small Grants Programme

Community based actions for global environmental benefits and sustainable development. more

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