+++ Общественная организация Республики Таджикистан «Фонд поддержки гражданских инициатив» (ФПГИ, Дастгири-Центр) была создана группой энтузиастов в начале 1995г., в сложный период гражданских противостояний. Юридический статус ФПГИ получил 1 июня 1995г. Основной миссией ФПГИ является поддержка развития гражданского сектора республики через реализацию экологических инициатив направленных на охрану окружающей среды, устойчивое развитие, разработку и реализацию программ управления природными ресурсами... +++
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Муазама Бурханова

 

1. Proposed Position:

Environmental Specialist

2. Name of Expert:

Muazama Burkhanova, PhD

3. Citizenship:

Tajikistan

4. Education:

2001, Contemporary Issues Fellowship Program, IREX, Indiana University, School of Public and Environment Relations, Indiana, USA

 

1985, Siberian Department of the Academy of Sciences of the Soviet Union, postgraduate course

 

1972, PhD in Economics, Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russian Federation

 

1969, Postgraduate Diploma in Economics, Tajik State University, Tajikistan

 

1967, Bachelor in Energy-Engineering, Tajik State Polytechnic University, Dushanbe, Tajikistan

 

5. Membership of Professional Bodies:

Central Asian (CA) Public Council on Sustainable Development under Interregional Committee on Sustainable Development in Central Asia, the member of the Secretariat of CA Public Council, 2006 - 2011

 

Tajikistan Water Supply and Sanitation (TajWSS) network, leaded by Oxfam WB, 2011-present

 

Partnership between Oxfam WB and FSCI on WSS issues according Memorandum of Understanding, 2012-present

 

National NGOs Focal Point on Local Environmental Action Plans Program, 2003 – present

 

CA Regional network for capacity building in the field of water resources (CAR@WAN). The member of supervisory board from Tajikistan, 2012 – present

 

International Earth Council, National Focal Point on Earth Charter, 1999 – present

 

International POPs Elimination Network (IPEN), 2009 – present

National NGOs (RIOD) Focal Point on UN Convention on Combat Desertification, 1999 – 2010

 

International Social-Ecological Union, Moscow, Russian Federation, 1998 – present

 

Public Council of the Republic of Tajikistan under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, 1996 – present

 

International Aarhus Convention, the member of National work group on implementation of Aarhus Convention in Tajikistan, 2002 – 2009

 

Global Water Partnership, 2011 – present

 

6. Other Trainings:

2016, Certificate “Methodology and instruments of Monitoring and Evaluation of the projects”, World Bank, Korean Trust Fund in Central Asia, Dushanbe, 31 January-4 February 2016

 

2015, Certificate “Visualization of information and open data for promotion of the interests of society”, Open Society Institute, Tactical Technology Collective, ICT, Dushanbe, 10-14 March, 2015

 

2013, Certificate “Through Green Economy to Sustainable Development”, EU, WECOOP project “Regional coordination and support to improve regional cooperation between the EU and Central Asia in the field of environmental protection and water resources", Astana, 13-14 November, 2013

 

2013, Certificate “Environmental Impact Assessment and Strategic Environmental Assessment”, EU, WECOOP project “Regional coordination and support to improve regional cooperation between the EU and Central Asia in the field of environmental protection and water resources", Dushanbe, 17-18 October, 2013

 

2012, Certificate “Training on risk assessment and management on POPs in the partnership with Switzerland government on chemical security”, University of Applied Sciences Institute for Ecoprenewship (Basel, Switzerland), Tauw University (Holland), INPA Association (Danish).

 

2012, TOT “Ecosystem services – innovation economical instrument for Tajikistan’ ecosystem conservation”, Federal Office for the Environment under the Swiss Confederation, CAREC

 

2012, TOT “Integrated Water Resources Management as a Tool for Climate Changes Adaptation in Central Asia”. UNDP, EU, Government of Finland, Cap-Net

 

2011, TOT “Adaptation to Climate Change by the use of natural resources management in the Central Asia. Making a program of NGOs’ potential improving”. GIZ, Camp Alatoo (Kyrgyzstan).

 

2010, TOT “Designing Integrated Financing Strategies for sustainable land resources management” GEF, the Global Mechanism, GTZ, UNDP

 

1998-2004, TOTs:  “Local Environment Action Plans”, “Fundraising”, “Evaluation of projects efficiency”, “Strategic Planning”, “Project Design”, “NGO & Community”, etc. UNDP, Global Mechanism, GTZ, UNITAR, INTRAC, Counterpart Consortium, REC CA

 

7. Countries of Work Experience:


Tajikistan, Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan

8. Languages:

  • Tajik: Mother tongue

  • Russian: Fluent

  • English: speaking-good, reading-excellent, writing-good

  • Uzbek: speaking-fire, reading-good, writing-fire

9. Employment Record:

From: June 1995         To: Present

Employer: “Foundation to Support Civil Initiatives”, Dastgirie-Center, Information and Consulting Centre for ecological NGOs & CBOs, ecological policy

Positions held: Chair, Senior Environmental Specialist

 

From: 2001     To: 2004

Employer: Center of Social Problems of Humankind, Tajik Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan, Tajikistan

Positions held: Environmental Assessment Specialist

 

From: 1992     To: 2000

Employer: Department of Geography and Ecology, Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan, Tajikistan

Positions held: Chair, Environmental Assessment Specialist

 

From: 1972     To: 1991

Employer: Department of Energy and Water Problems, Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan, Tajikistan

Positions held: Chair, Environmental Specialist

 

10. Work Undertaken that Best Illustrates Capability to Handle the Tasks Assigned

Name of the project:

Tajikistan: Kulob, Yavan Solid Waste Sub-projects - Feasibility Study

Year:

01 August 2015 - 01 April 2016

Location:

Tajikistan, Kulob, Yavan districts

Client:

EBRD, Kulob, Yavan districts Local Authorities, Tajikistan, Award:

Main project features:

The projects “Tajikistan: Kulob Solid Waste Sub-project - Feasibility Study”, “Tajikistan: Yavan Solid Waste Sub-project - Feasibility Study” aims are promotion of sustainable waste management in Kulob and Yavan cities through construction the new landfills, develop the Baseline stage of these projects.

Activities performed:

Activities: Description of the Environmental & Socio-Economic Conditions, Environmental and Social Appraisals, Analysis, develop the Baselines Monitoring Plans, Action Plans and Inception report.

Position held:

Environmental expert

 

Name of the project:

Tajikistan: Wholesale Metering and Transmission Reinforcement Project, Initial Environment Examination (IEE)

Year:

01 January - 01 June 2016

Location:

Tajikistan, Panjikent, Ayni districts

Client:

ADB TA-8547 TAJ Wholesale Metering and Transmission Reinforcement Project, Fichtner Consulting Company

Main project features:

The scope of the project “Wholesale Metering and Transmission reinforcement”: Rehabilitation of 220/110/10 kV Rudaki Substation in the Panjikent region, Extension of 220/110/10 kV of Ayni Substation, Construction of 220 kV, single circuit, overhead transmission line from Ayni Substation to Rudaki Substation.

Activities performed:

Activities: to update the existing Draft Initial Environment Examination (IEE, 2014), preparation the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA), review the Constructors Environmental Management and Monitoring Plan, conduct the regularly environmental audits, prepare the environmental safeguards paragraph in the draft of the Project Completion Report.

Position held:

National Environmental expert

 

Name of the project:

Reduction of the risk of natural disasters through rehabilitation of the degraded lands in pilot areas of Chorbogh and Luchob jamoats of Varzob district, Tajikistan

Year:

1 September 2014 - 15 February 2015

Location:

Tajikistan, Varzob district

Client:

OSCE, EEA-CASE Tajikistan, Award: 13873, PR # 347663

Main project features:

The project “Reduction of the risk of natural disasters through rehabilitation of the degraded lands in pilot areas of Chorbogh and Luchob jamoats of Varzob district, Tajikistan” aims are promotion of simple and affordable land use practices in pilot areas of Chorbogh and Luchob jamoats of Varzob district of Tajikistan.

Activities performed:

Activities: conducting of sustainable farming techniques in demonstration plots in pilot Jamoats, organizing the exhibition of sustainable farming, forestry, energy saving technologies in Varzob district, conduction a number training sessions on sustainable land management in pilot Jamoats, the conference with local Varzob authorities and Mass-Media on sustainable land management and methods of disasters risk reduction, articles publication in republican and local newspapers.

Position held:

Project manager

 

Name of the project:

Supporting SAICM and GHS Implementation in the Republic of Tajikistan

Year:

1 July 2013-31 June 2015

Location:

Tajikistan

Client:

UNEP/UNITAR

Main project features:

The project “Supporting SAICM and GHS Implementation in the Republic of Tajikistan” aims at analysing the status of chemical hazard classification, communication and initiating GHS implementation at the national level. The overall objective of the project is to enable the Republic of Tajikistan to work towards coordinated implementation of the GHS, involving all relevant stakeholders, and thus contribute to the implementation of SAICM, and the protection of human health and the environment from dangerous chemicals.

Position held:

Project manager

 

Name of the project:

“Strengthening Private Sector Participation in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)” (TA-8546)

Year:

September 2014 – April 2015

Location:

Tajikistan, Dushanbe and 29 pilot Lyceums

Client:

ADB (Contracting Authority), POHL CONSULTING & ASSOCIATES, Germany

Main project features:

Prepare an environmental assessment and review framework (EARF) for the project components that will require construction rehabilitation work. This framework will be used by the project management unit (PMU) and the team of consultants for screening sub-projects and will also cover for generic mitigation measures for rehabilitation type civil works; perform initial environmental examinations (IEEs) for any project that will be screened as category B for Environment, i.e., if any construction activity will be beyond category C; carry out assessment of the project design with a view to making it compliant with relevant policies of ADB, prepare necessary reports and documents as required by project;

Position held:

Environment and Safeguards Specialist

 

Name of the project:

Health Services Improvement Project (WB Grant No TF010618)

Year:

25 February–30 April 2013

Location:

Tajikistan

Client:

The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Tajikistan.

Main project features:

The overall objective of the project is to improve the coverage and quality of primary health services provided to the population of the Republic of Tajikistan. Assignment is to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment and develop an Environmental Management Plan with Medical Waste Management Plan to be disclosed (including public consultation) prior to project appraisal. Preparation of the detailed Environmental Management Plan (EMP) of the proposed investments for rehabilitation works of health facilities

Position held:

Environmental Management National expert

 

Name of the project:

"Enhancing the environmental policy of Tajikistan in order to reduce mercury pollution and human health"

Year:

01 August, 2012. - July 31, 2013

Location:

Tajikistan

Client:

UNDP, GEF, GEF/SGP, UNEP/GRID Arendal, IPEN, FSCI

Main project features:

Main purpose: Risk of exposure to mercury on human health and policy developments in Tajikistan in order to reduce mercury pollution. Specific objective: minimization and recycling of waste containing mercury and mercury-containing devices in Tajikistan

Position held:

Project manager

 

Name of the project:

Survey on Community benefits sharing arrangements in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.

Year:

March-April 2012

Location:

Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan

Client:

World Bank, Tajikistan

Main project features:

The survey’s main objectives are to identify and develop community benefit-sharing measures to ensure that poor and vulnerable communities along the CASA-1000 transmission line in Tajikistan and Kyrgyz Republic also benefit from this investment.

Position held:

Project manager

 

Name of the project:

The Earth Charter as an ethical framework for education for sustainable development.

Year:

December 2010-May 2011

Location:

Tajikistan

Client:

UNESCO, Tajikistan

Main project features:

Development of the thematic course on Earth Chapter and module for interactive training sessions “How to Protect Earth-Our Home”, development and publication of Earth Charter brochures and posters into Tajik and Russian,, organization and carrying out of the national seminar on the Earth Charter, conducting pilot interactive trainings “How to Protect Earth – Our Home” for students, youth ecological groups, new cells of “green guards”, school teachers, NGOs, others

Position held:

Project manager

 

Name of the project:

Analysis of the potential of the teaching of the integrated water resources management in the Central Asia, including Republic of Tajikistan

Year:

November 2010 – March 2011

Location:

Central Asia

Client:

UNESCO, Central Asia

Main project features:

Creation of the data base of Universities is teaching water resources, designing, spreading and analysis of the polling list from Universities, conducting interviews, development of recommendations to the teaching of integrated water resources management in the Tajik Universities with appropriate profiles. Development of the survey of these issues in the Central Asia region.

Position held:

Project manager

 

Name of the project:

Development of an Environmental Management Programme to Facilitate the Sustainable Development of the Varzob Region of the Republic of Tajikistan.

Year:

February 2009-April 2010

Location:

Tajikistan

Client:

European Community (Non-State Actors program)

Main project features:

Project aims to strengthen the level of civil society participation in environmental protection and sustainable development initiatives at a local level through the development of an environmental management programme for the Varzob region. The main results are: develop the Program of Ecological Management of the Varzob region, environmental issues integrated into social and economic development plans of the Varzob region.

Position held:

Project manager, Senior Environmental Specialist

Activities performed:

  • Inspecting standard, minor sources for compliance and enforces environmental rules and permit conditions;
  • Negotiate compliance schedules and activities with the regulated community and follows up on progress;
  • Conducting environmental surveys, including sampling, source investigations, and hydrogeologic data gathering
  • Gathering, evaluating, and interpreting environmental data for sources of pollution to determine regulatory compliance, ambient conditions, trending, and cause and effect relationships between contamination sources and impact;
  • Preparing and evaluating graphical and statistical analyses;
  • Review and evaluate plans and permit applications for impact on the environment and compliance with State laws and technical adequacy;
  • Writing investigation reports, describing findings, conclusions, potential for public health or environmental impacts, makes recommendations for follow up;
  • Compiling information for administrative rule revisions and assists in developing new rules or guidelines;
  • Prepare a variety of technical and administrative reports.

Name of the project:

The Strengthening of the Civil Society Network on the Land Degradation Issues and Poverty Problems on the Context of the Strategy of Development of the UN Convention of Combat Desertification

Year:

2008 – 2009

Location:

Central Asia

Client:

Project funded by Both Ends, other International NGOs, Central Asian Regional Ecological Center

Main project features:

Mapping the donors, local partners and local NGOs are working on the land degradation and desertification issues. Collect and analysis of information of the best practices, partners, NGOs activities, write articles, conducting national seminar and training, update and distribute information through international network.

Position held:

National Environmental Specialist

Activities performed:

  • Collect, monitor, analyse and evaluate environmental program data using a variety of modeling and statistical methods and techniques;
  • Design and develop a variety of materials and activities to promote, implement, and evaluate assigned environmental programs in a manner that will enhance public awareness,
  • Educate citizens to relevant environmental issues, and encourage proactive and cooperative problem-solving activities;
  • Provide technical assistance/input as necessary;
  • Prepare a variety of technical and administrative reports;
  • Conduct and participate in program outreach efforts and related activities.

Name of the project:

Improve Decision Making in Environmental Management Practices on the Local Level in the Central Asia Region

Year:

2008 – 2009

Location:

Tajikistan

Client:

Regional Ecological Center of Central Asian, Local Environmental Action Plans (LEAPs) School

Main project features:

Improve capacity-building of Tajikistan local self-governance bodies and other target groups, listing and compilation of methodologies in the field of local ecological management, development of country-tailored case studies and training modules on local environment action plans, LEAP expert network support.

Position held:

National Environmental Specialist

Activities performed:

  • Collect, monitor, analyse and evaluate environmental program data using a variety of modeling and statistical methods and techniques;
  • Design and develop a variety of materials and activities to promote, implement, and evaluate assigned environmental programs in a manner that will enhance public awareness,
  • Educate citizens to relevant environmental issues, and encourage proactive and cooperative problem-solving activities;
  • Provide technical assistance/input as necessary;
  • Prepare a variety of technical and administrative reports;
  • Conduct and participate in program outreach efforts and related activities.

Name of the project:

The member of National Committee of the Republic of Tajikistan on the implementing of the Central Asian Interregional Project “Strengthening Public Participation and Civil Society Support to implementation of Aarhus Convention”

Year:

2008 – 2009

Location:

Tajikistan

Client:

European Union: Europe Aid

Main project features:

The objective of the project is to support the implementation of provisions of the “Aarhus Convention on access to information, public participation in decision-making and access to justice in environmental matters” in the five Central Asia countries.

  • Enhanced public participation in the environmental decision-making process;
  • Enhanced capacity of public regional and national bodies to provide environmental information;
  • Key stakeholders in public administration, judiciary and NGOs familiar with provision of Aarhus Convention and capable of putting principles into practice;
  • Guidance documents and users guidelines at regional and national levels are ready for use of officials and civil society.

Position held:

Environmental Specialist

Activities performed:

  • Coordination, monitoring, support and supervision on implementation of the aims of the EU project in Tajikistan;
  • Inspecting standard, minor sources for compliance and enforces environmental rules and permit conditions;
  • Conducting environmental surveys, including sampling, source investigations, and hydrogeologic data gathering
  • Collect, monitor, analyse and evaluate environmental program data using a variety of modeling and statistical methods and techniques;
  • Preparing and evaluating graphical and statistical analyses;
  • Preparing a variety of technical and administrative reports

Name of the project:

Small Grants Program (SGP) for Tajik Public Organizations

Year:

2007 – 2008

Location:

Tajikistan

Client:

UNEP, Bangkok

Main project features:

Announce SGP in Tajikistan, establish National Commission, collect proposals in country, screen collected applications and select successful proposals, release installments for successful project proposals and initiate the projects, evaluation on the projects, information dissemination.

Position held:

Environmental Specialist

Activities performed:

  • Collect, monitor, analyse and evaluate environmental program data using a variety of modeling and statistical methods and techniques;
  • Design and develop a variety of materials and activities to promote, implement, and evaluate assigned environmental programs in a manner that will enhance public awareness,
  • Educate citizens to relevant environmental issues, and encourage proactive and cooperative problem-solving activities;
  • Provide technical assistance/input as necessary;
  • Prepare a variety of technical and administrative reports;
  • Conduct and participate in program outreach efforts and related activities.

Name of the project:

Third Road Rehabilitation Project

Year:

September – November 2006

Location:

Tajikistan

Client:

ADB

Main project features:

Initial and summary environmental examination for the project in accordance with ADB’s Environmental Policy. Assessment of physical, biological, resources use, community impacts on road rehabilitation. Provide mitigation measures into the project design, recommendations on training requirements, terms of references for environment monitoring and evaluation. October-December 2006. ADB, Consulting Firm Cardno International.

Position held:

Environmental Specialist

Activities performed:

  • Assessment of physical, biological, resources use, community impacts on road rehabilitation;
  • Conduct research, field investigations and analysis related to integrated solid waste management, pollution prevention;
  • Prepares a variety of technical and administrative reports;
  • Assist in promoting a team environment by contributing a perspective consistent with assigned duties and responsibilities;
  • Participate in the development and implementation of plans and programs to preserve environmental resources and to provide public environmental protection;
  • Preparing recommendations on training requirements, terms of references for environment monitoring and evaluation

Name of the project:

Dushanbe Solid Waste Management Project. Feasibility Study and Project Preparation

Year:

2006 – 2007

Location:

Tajikistan

Client:

EBRD

Main project features:

Assessment of Environmental Impacts of the current operation of existing facilities and routines in local storage, collection, transportation and deposit. Assessment of the meet the demands and needs of the Client, the EBRD and other funding agencies. Prepare the detailed steps for an environment review and an Environmental Impact Assessment for the project. Develop and evaluate project concepts and options for the preparing a baseline study of the project.

Position held:

Team Leader / Environmental Specialist

Activities performed:

  • Assessment of Environmental Impacts of the current operation of existing facilities and routines in local storage, collection, transportation and deposit;
  • Assessment of the meet the demands and needs of the Client, the EBRD and other funding agencies;
  • Prepare the detailed steps for an environment review and an Environmental Impact Assessment for the project;
  • Develop and evaluate project concepts and options for the preparing a baseline study of the project.

Name of the project:

Promotion of Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Greenhouse in Tajikistan (PREGA)

Year:

2005 – 2006

Location:

Tajikistan

Client:

ADB

Main project features:

Review the country experience with PREGA technologies and policy; develop projects to pre-feasibility stage; conduct workshops in coordination with national counterpart agency.

Position held:

Environmental Specialist

Activities performed:

  • Inspecting standard, minor sources for compliance and enforces environmental rules and permit conditions;
  • Negotiate compliance schedules and activities with the regulated community and follows up on progress;
  • Conducting environmental surveys, including sampling, source investigations, and hydrogeologic data gathering
  • Gathering, evaluating, and interpreting environmental data for sources of pollution to determine regulatory compliance, ambient conditions, trending, and cause and effect relationships between contamination sources and impact;
  • Preparing and evaluating graphical and statistical analyses.

Name of the project:

Ecological Partnership in the Eastern Europe, Caucasus, Central Asia (EECCA) Countries.

Year:

2003 – Present

Location:

Tajikistan

Client:

European NGOs Eco-Forum

Main project features:

Develop strategic partner relations on environmental issues with EECCA countries, provide exchange of information. Carry out national programs on environmental issues in coordination with governmental agencies.

Position held:

Environmental Specialist

Activities performed:

  • Design and develop a variety of materials and activities to promote, implement, and evaluate assigned environmental programs in a manner that will enhance public awareness,
  • Educate citizens to relevant environmental issues, and encourage proactive and cooperative problem-solving activities;
  • Provide technical assistance/input as necessary;
  • Prepare a variety of technical and administrative reports;
  • Conduct and participate in program outreach efforts and related activities.

Name of the project:

Evaluation of National Potential of Tajik NGOs to Environmental Protection

Year:

2004

Location:

Tajikistan

Client:

UNDP

Main project features:

Identified the potential and activities of NGOs in the Republic of Tajikistan for the implementation of the three international conventions on environmental protection (CCD, Biodiversity and Climate Changes).

Position held:

Environmental Specialist

Activities performed:

  • Oversee and perform project planning and development;
  • Review and evaluate complex facility plans, regulatory documents, reports and proposals relating to areas of environmental;
  • Assessment of Environmental Impacts of the current operation of existing facilities and routines in local storage, collection, transportation and deposit;
  • Assist in development and implementation of short and long-range goals and objectives for special or routine program areas.

Certification:

I, the undersigned, certify to the best of my knowledge and belief this CV correctly describes my qualifications and my experience.  I understand that any wilful misstatement described herein may lead to disqualification or dismissal, if engaged.