Caucasus Network for Sustainable Development of Mountain Regions

Caucasus Network for Sustainable Development of Mountain Regions (Sustainable Caucasus) is a non-government organization based in Tbilisi, Georgia. 

The mission of Sustainable Caucasus is to facilitate cooperation and coordination for sustainable development of the Caucasus mountain region.

Its objectives are:

  • to foster sustainable development in the Caucasus mountain region; and
  • to elaborate regional approaches to transboundary problems at national and local levels.

To achieve these objectives, Sustainable Caucasus cooperates with local and central authorities, scientific institutions, businesses, international organizations, local communities/populations, and other parties concerned with sustainable development in the Caucasus mountain region.

With the aim to accomplish its objectives, Sustainable Caucasus will, inter alia, facilitate capacity building; transfer and disseminate knowledge; develop, analyse, and monitor relevant policies; support training and education, research, and development; raise awareness; enhance cooperation and experience sharing; promote and introduce recognised best practices; and implement other actions targeted at sustainable development in the Caucasus mountain region, as appropriate.

https://sd-caucasus.com/en/pages/index/10

 

 

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Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from the South Caucasus

The Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from the South Caucasus booklet showcases adaptation solutions proven to be successful in response to specific issues caused, or accelerated by, climate change that negatively affect mountain communities’ livelihoods and ecosystems. The publication covers Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.

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Mountain Adaptation Outlook Series: Synthesis Report

This 2018 synthesis report explores existing adaptation policies in main global mountain regions, and identifies gaps - as well as opportunities - to integrate mountain-specific adaptation measures into key sectoral, national and regional development strategies and policies.

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Taking Action Together for Resilient Mountain Communities in the South Caucasus

The regional session featured exchange on adaptation solutions, discussions of national and local adaptation plans and consultation on opportunities of regional dialogue and collaborative action.

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