One Health


Pandemic preparedness and response through a One Health approach in Europe and Central Asia 

Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Tajikistan,
Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan

The Project’s overall objectives are to:

  1. reduce the risk of disease outbreaks, epidemics and pandemics
  2. improve regional food-systems resilience to shocks and climate change
  3. increase agricultural competitiveness and trade, and ecosystem wellbeing in Central Asia. 
Implementation arrangements and key components

Each of the participating countries will be responsible for the implementation of their respective project activities. When working on priority activities to improve JEE/PVS scores, countries will collaborate and coordinate across similar activities. FAO and WHO will be the primary IEs for Components 1-3 and the World Bank will be the primary IE for Component 4. The three IEs will form the Project Implementation Supervision Support Group, responsible for carrying out supervision, monitoring and evaluation and reporting activities. 

Expected outcomes

JEE/PVS ratings for the most critical gaps identified are expected to improve, based on new assessments to be carried out before the Project ends. More generally, the Project is expected to increase capacity for surveillance systems, laboratories and the workforce, to improve national and regional coordination, and to mobilize additional pandemic PPR funding and ensure its efficient use. This in turn is expected to reduce the risk of pandemics and their health, social, and economic impact in Central Asia. 


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