Comments on Nenskra Hydropower Project Supplementary Environmental & Social Studies, by JSC Nenskra hydro


Comments  on Nenskra Hydropower Project Supplementary Environmental & Social Studies,  by JSC Nenskra hydro The 280 MW Nenskra hydropower plant (HPP) is one of 35 hydropower plants slated for development in Upper Svaneti, small mountainous region in Georgia. Over 70 per cent of the hydropower plants planned for Upper Svaneti would be sited inside or …


Public Information Interim Policy

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President Liqun Jin Vice President Danny Alexander Vice President Joachim von Amsberg The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank B9 Financial Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100033, P.R. China CC:,,, Subject:  Public Information Interim Policy   April 19,2017 Dear President Jin, Vice President Sir Alexander and Vice President von Amsberg,    We are writing …


Critical Aspects of Current Mineral Resources Governance in Georgia


This report highlights the critical aspects of current Mineral Resources Governance in Georgia, which we believe are not properly researched and recognized by the Government and create barriers for sustainable mineral resources governance and ultimately, to the sustainable development of the country. See more


Don’t Dam the rivers – The story of Nenskra Hydropower plant in Svaneti, Georgia


Government of Georgia has promoted hydropower as a way of tackling energy security and turning the country into a regional energy player and introduced plans to construct over 114 hydropower plants (HPPs) in Georgia1 , including Nenskra, Khudoni, Namakhvani Oni Dams, slated for construcƟon. Dozens of addiƟonal plants have been idenƟfied as potenƟal investment opportuniƟes, …


The progress in implementation of EU Georgia Association Agreement Environment and Sustainable Development


The EU-Georgia Association Agreement signed on June 27, 2014. It establishes the framework for cooperation between Georgia and the European Union. Under the agreement, Georgia undertakes commitment to carry out reforms and gradually harmonize own legislation in the relevant sectors with 300 legal acts of the European Union, including in the environment and sustainable development …


Green Alternative comments on EU Member States and Switzerland’s Joint Programming sectoral strategic fiche “Sustainable use of Natural resources”.

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The Sector Strategy Fiche “Sustainable use of Natural Resources” reviews different sectors (Energy, Environment, Water, Waste, Climate, Biodiversity, Natural disasters) and determines key issues that need to be addressed by the Donors in 2017-2020 in Georgia. See more


What are the benefits of Georgia’s accession to the “EU-Georgia Associaion Agreement” for the nature of Georgia


The present policy brief e aims at familiarizing the wider public with important issues related to the nature protection under "EU-Georgia Association Agreement", independent assessment of existing problems and challenges, identification of ways to address them and advocacy. The studies show that the adoption and implementation of the laws of Georgia "On Biological Diversity" and …


Case Study – Gender impacts of Nenskra hydro power plant


The World Commission of Dam (WCD) reveals that construction of reservoirs and associated infrastructure may impact woman and man disproportionately. “Given the gender-blindness of the planning process, large dam projects typically build on the imbalance in existing gender relations. For affected communities dams have widened gender disparities either by imposing a disproportionate share of social …


Ambient Air Quality Challenges In Georgia and European Union


This policy brief reflects the key issues of the related to the ambient air quality protection in Georgia, national legislation compliance with EU legislation and existing challenges. As there is clear lack about the state of air quality in the European Union, as well as on the air pollution impact on human health and economy, …


Monitoring Report on Implementation of Environmental Commitments under Georgia EU Association Agenda 2014-2016


The EU-Georgia Association Agreement was signed on June 27, 2014. The agreement establishes the framework for cooperation between Georgia and the European Union. Under the agreement, Georgia undertakes to implement reforms and to progressively approximate its legislation in the relevant sectors with about 300 legal acts of the European Union (gradually, in compliance with the …


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