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CAMP (Central Asian Mountain Partnership) Alatoo

Promote sustainable development in the mountain regions of Kyrgyzstan

Country: Kyrgyzstan
City: 720035 Kyrgyz Republic
Address: Oshskaya Street
Home page: http://camp.kg
Email:

31.01.2010




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Who we are

CAMP Alatoo is a non-profit and non-governmental organization founded in 2005 promoting sustainable development in the mountain regions of Kyrgyzstan. CAMP Alatoo is a successor organization of the Central Asian Mountain Partnership (CAMP), a program financed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. Jointly with its partner organizations in Kazakhstan and Tajikistan, CAMP Alatoo forms part of the CAMP Network which employs about 25 people.

What we want

The overall goal is to contribute to the improvement of people’s livelihoods in the mountain villages of Kyrgyzstan by encouraging a more sustainable use of natural resources.

How we work

CAMP Alatoo pursues a trans-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder approach based on local, regional and international partnerships and experiences. CAMP Alatoo develops, adapts and implements innovative, simple and effective technologies with an emphasis on awareness raising and involvement by villagers, local institutions, partner organizations and experts.

What we do

CAMP Alatoo supports the development of mountain villages by promoting the sustainable use of natural resources through:

  • theoretical and practical trainings
  • institutional development of NGOs
  • soil and water conservation technologies
  • energy saving technologies
  • participatory pasture management
  • integrated local risk management
  • small grants