Within the framework of the mission “Strengthening the Capacity for Air Quality Management in Central Asia”, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan are enhancing cooperation to sort out air air pollution, MoveGreen – an environmental group in Kyrgyzstan informed Trend.
MoveGreen, concerned within the sustainable growth of Kyrgyzstan, in partnership with the Association of Practicing
Ecologists of Kazakhstan and AirKaz is at the moment taking steps to enhance air high quality in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.
“With the assist of our companions from Kazakhstan, MoveGreen is working to enhance the regulatory mechanisms for air high quality monitoring in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. Experts from the Association of Practicing Ecologists of Kazakhstan have developed a variety of suggestions to enhance the air high quality monitoring system in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. Recommendations for Kazakhstan had been introduced in 2022. Discussion and presentation of suggestions for Kyrgyzstan are scheduled for 2023,” MoveGreen mentioned.
As famous within the group, on account of assessing the present air monitoring system in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan, it was
discovered that air high quality within the two international locations doesn’t meet the requirements of the international locations of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and are additionally underestimated
in comparison with the suggestions of the World Health Organization.
“For air high quality monitoring throughout the framework of this mission, we primarily work with AirKaz sensors, that are developed and produced in Kazakhstan. These sensors have acquired certification in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, are present process the essential technical verification, as well as, AirKaz sensor knowledge is built-in into the info assortment system of Kazhydromet,” MoveGreen mentioned.
As a part of this mission, MoveGreen was in a position to set up cooperation with Kazhydromet and set up 20 AirKaz air high quality monitoring sensors in 5 cities of Kazakhstan – Aktobe, Astana: Atyrau, Pavlodar and Uralsk. At the second, along with companions, Movegreen is engaged on the set up of one other 50 sensors. “In Kyrgyzstan, we had been in a position to set up 28 AirKaz sensors and 5 Purple Air sensors in all areas of the nation. Thus, because of this mission, we had been in a position not solely to acquire knowledge on air high quality within the capital of Kyrgyzstan – Bishkek but in addition for the primary time to be taught concerning the state of air in different giant cities,” MoveGreen mentioned.