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Kazakhstan

Environment

Analysis

Clean Technology Fund (CTF)

An impending shortfall in available resources for the Clean Technology Fund continues to concern, leading to cancellation of projects. Questions were raised about development impacts and reliance on geothermal energy in India and Indonesia's revised investment plans, and on debt sustainability in a Caribbean project.

4 November 2015

Environment

Analysis

Clean Technology Fund (CTF)

Concerns have been raised about a projected shortfall of resources for the Clean Technology Fund, with an early warning mechanism due to be discussed. Questions were raised about development benefits of a Colombia project and on safeguards for a Vietnam project.

6 May 2015

Environment

Analysis

Clean Technology Fund (CTF)

Updates on the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) from CIFs Monitor 9

17 June 2014

Environment

Analysis

Clean Technology Fund (CTF)

Chapter of CIFs Monitor 8 on the Clean Technology Fund (CTF)

23 October 2013

Infrastructure

Analysis

World Bank energy directions: going for gas

The World Bank launched a new energy directions paper in July but continues to focus funding on fossil fuels such as natural gas

3 October 2013

IFI governance

News

IFC oil field in Kazakhstan flouts disclosure, safeguards policies

Summary of environmental health problems and human rights violations related to the Karachaganak oil and gas condensate field

10 April 2005
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Other news

Environment

News

Karachaganak: IFC still out of compliance

The International Financial Corporation is still out of compliance more than 6 months after findings by the Office of Compliance, Advisor/Ombudsman (CAO) found it to have disregarded its own regulation of toxic chemical emissions at Karachaganak Oil and Condensation Field in Western Kazakhstan.

16 February 2009

Rights

Commentary

Mercury rising: The World Bank and the Nura river clean-up

In 2003 the World Bank approved a $40 million loan for the Nura river clean-up project in central Kazakhstan, however without the World Bank’s respect for basic public participation and environmental impact assessment standards, the project is at risk of causing unexpected and badly mitigated effects.

2 April 2007 | Comment
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