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2017

Risk reduction for biodiversity of Kolsay National park buffer zone through development of organic agriculture

Kazakhstan

Titre : Risk reduction for biodiversity of Kolsay National park buffer zone through development of organic agriculture

Pays : Kazakhstan

Numéro projet : KAZ/SGP/OP5/Y2/STAR/BD/17/60

Domaine : Biodiversity

Durée : 6/2017 --- 12/2017

Bénéficiaire : LES “Union “Kazakhstan Federation of organic agriculture movement - KAZFOAM”

Présentation
Due to changes in local legislation the rest of the project’s grant KAZ/SGP/OP5/Y2/STAR/BD/12/19 was transfered from Rural Consumers Cooperative “KolsayOrganicOnim” to LES Union “Kazakhstan Federation of organic agriculture movement - KAZFOAM” with the approval from NSC, their comments and recommendations. Description
Project aim : Demonstration of possibilities for risk reduction for biodiversity of Kolsay National park and buffer zone through development of organic agriculture according international standards Project tasks : - Improve organizational and institutional capacity for biodiversity conservation and the transition to organic production of "Kolsai Lakes" SPA and the surrounding area’s farmers - Introduction of the scheme on farms of "Kolsai Lake" SPA and buffer zone transition to organic methods of farming, as a mechanism for reducing the load on its biodiversity - Conduct awareness rising and educational work to promote "environment-friendly" methods of farming as a mechanism to reduce pressure (load) on biodiversity and protected areas, and the project experience, enhance the image of agricultural products, produced by members of the "KolsayEkoProdukt" collective farm Project results : - Reduced the load on biodiversity within 100 hectares by reducing the use of chemicals. This is due to the direct impact, but indirectly by reducing the use of chemicals, covered an area of over 3,000 hectares - In Saty rural district reduced use of pesticides and fertilizers (more than 20 tons per year) and introduced organic production technology - Established the farmers union that promoting organic production (rural production cooperative ‘KolsayEkoProdukt’) as a form of farming that promotes biodiversity conservation - 5 farms implemented measures to conserve biodiversity and to practice organic fertilizers instead of synthetic, - development of organic certification option on local level - More than 5000 people raised their level of awareness on the possible ways of nature conservation and alternatives to synthetic chemicals in agriculture - More than 10 farms received advice on organic production and reduced the impact on biodiversity Long-term results : - Increased the biodiversity of wild species (international practice shows up to 30% and above) - increased diversity of wild animals (insects, soil fauna, microorganisms, birds) - Agro-ecosystems restored and about 500 farmers involved in organic production

Financement
Grant Amount (GEF) : US$ 19,000.00
Co-Finanshing Cash : US$ 2,245.00
Co-Finanshing in-Kind : US$ 17,497.00

GEF Small Grants Programme

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