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, Climate Action and disaster risk reduction.

Our Goals

UNDP’s programmes in Georgia cover key areas of environment protection and disaster management. We promote the use of local energy resources, conservation of biodiversity, rehabilitation of degraded pastures, effective management of water resources, sustainable urban development 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. UNDP’s partnership with the Government, local authorities, research institutions and communities allows us to assist in the adoption of sustainable policies, carry out comprehensive research and implement a range of green initiatives in every region of Georgia. more

Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

UNDP assists Georgia to promote its system of Protected Areas and safeguard unique biodiversity while taking into account social and economic needs of local residents. Photo: David Khizanishvili/UNDP More information

Our Stories

Designing a city for people not cars

When I walk to the office, I think about cities having their own personalities. I see Batumi as male, smart, well-groomed, and laid-back as if themore 

What may happen if there is more garbage than trees?

“If there is more garbage than trees, it may cause changes that will be very bad for our planet and all of us,” Anastasia says. Shemore 

Flood Management in the Rioni River Basin

Sajavakho village residents are watching the shoreline protection works at the Rioni river banks with hope and care. The slumped off sections of the riverbank aremore 

Biofuelling Sustainable Development in Georgia

700 tonnes of biomass briquettes were produced in Georgia in 2016 and these numbers can increase to up to 6,000 tonnes per year.more 

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