Sustainable Transport in the City Of Almaty

Project Summary

The objective of the project is to reduce the growth of transport-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the City of Almaty, while simultaneously improving urban environmental conditions by 1) improving the management of public transport and air quality in Almaty; 2) building capacity in Almaty to holisically plan and implement improvements in the efficiency and quality of public transport; 3) building capacity to holistically plan and implement integrated traffic management measures in Almaty city; and 4) implementing a demonstration project that raises awareness and increases knowledge on sustainable urban transport.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environmetal Protection of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty City Administration
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
136,364 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,886,000 USD
Co-financing Total
76,526,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
488,600 USD
Total Cost 81,548,364.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
26 May 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
15 Sep 2009
Concept Approved
31 Mar 2010
Project Approved for Implementation
14 Jun 2011
Project closed
11 Apr 2018