United Nations Development Programme

Russian Federation


Focus Area: Environment
Project Number: 00037173
Project Title: A Local Economic Development and Strategy for the Bryansk Oblast, an Area of the Russian Federation Severely Affected by the Chernobyl Accident
Budget and Source of Funds: US$ 424,900.00 (US$ 80,000.00 -UN Trust Fund for Chernobyl, US$ 344,900.00 - UNDP regular resources)
Starting Date and Duration: March 2004 - December 2009
Project Site: Bryansk Oblast
Executing Agency: Administration of the Bryansk Oblast
Partnerships: Federal Government, business sector representatives, NGOs
Project Status: completed
Delivery: 2004: US$ 4,315.00 2005: US$ 82,000.00 2006: US$ 87,276.00 2007: US$ 132,844.00 2008: US$ 118,200.00 2008; 2009: US$ 52,241.00
Contacts:

National Project Director:

S.M. Smirnov, Deputy Governor of Bryansk Oblast

National Project Manager:

Name: Vitaly Kharkevich

Address: Karl Marx Ave. 2 room 16

Tel: +7 (0832) 743146

Fax: +7 (0832) 743146

City : Bryansk


Responsible Unit:

Environment Unit

Ms. Nataly Olofinskaya,

Head of Unit

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00037173 - A Local Economic Development and Strategy for the Bryansk Oblast, an Area of the Russian Federation Severely Affected by the Chernobyl Accident

Description:


The project helps to promote sustainable economic and social development focusing on communities of the Briansk Oblast of the Russian Federation which were severely affected by the Chernobyl accident. This will be done through the creation of a partnership-based regional economic development agency, and the formulation and implementation of a locally-led market-oriented recovery strategy. The project will develop economically viable mechanisms supporting job creation, self-employement, and development of alternative livelihood options for local communities, thus helping to overcome economic and social consequences of the Chernobyl accident.


Expected Outcome:



  1. A functioning Local Economic Development Agency for the Briansk Oblast.
  2. Demonstrated improvement of economic situation and employment levels of the local population trough implementation of pilot subprojects and micro crediting scheme.
  3. Improved knowledge and competence in the field of economic and social development police and practices at the local and Oblast levels.

Project news:
UNDP took part in the First Bryansk Investment Forum

Information updated: 2010-04-22 20:43:25

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