United Nations Development Programme

Russian Federation

UN Development Program and the Coca-Cola Company in World Water Day announced about a new grant for a project of preserving the sources of clean drinking water in the area of Lake Baikal.

This program on Lake Baikal has been implementing already three years.

More than 20 mini-projects and local initiatives were supported during this time. These included actions of cleaning shores of the lake, collecting and recycling the waste and providing clean drinking water in rural areas.

In addition the program takes measures in developing the infrastructure for ecotourism, which includes the construction of bridges, cabin, installation of trails and construction of recreation areas and parks.

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