Project Description

NAMA on sequestration of CO2 by afforestation of about 40,000 ha in Tajikistan

The NAMA was a part of the project “Integrated Approach for the Development of Climate-Friendly Economies in Central Asia”, which was supported by the International Climate Change Initiative of the Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear safety of Germany three NAMA concepts have been developed. The overall objective of the mentioned project was to support Central Asian (CA) countries in developing a comprehensive policy framework for mitigating climate change and assist them to re-orient their economic development in a low carbon, climate friendly way.

The suggested NAMA is expected to act as an incentive to catalyze the extension of the current Tajik State Program on Forestry (approved for the period 2003-2015) beyond its planned afforestation/reforestation volumes. The NAMA will provide a tool for carbon sequestration of 2000 ha of young forests annually in addition to the Tajik State Program of Forestry between 2015and 2024. (The State Program plans afforestation of 2000ha per year.) Therefore, the total afforestation/reforestation efforts will result in 4000 ha annually during the indicated time frame of 10 years.

The project was carried out by a consortium of partners coordinated by DIW econ, the consultancy company of the German Institute for Economic Research in Berlin during 2011 -2014. Among the partners of the consortium CAREC, IWO (Housing Initiative for Eastern Europe) and Climate focus have been engaged in the development of NAMAs in Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.

Commissioned by:


International Climate Change Initiative of the Federal Ministry of Environment Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU)