Chernihiv region is located on northern part of Ukraine. It borders with Russia and Belarus on the north and such Ukrainian regions as Poltava, Sumy and Kiev. Chernihiv region territory occupies 5.3 % of the total area of Ukraine with a population of about 1.06 mln. About 64 % of the region population lives in cities and towns.
Chernihiv region includes 22 rayons, 16 cities, 29 urban villages, 1,466 villages.
The largest cities and towns of the region are Chernihiv, Nizhyn, Pryluky and Bakhmach.
Chernihiv region mostly deals with petroleum and natural gas extraction, transport, machinery, tobacco and textile industry. Climate conditions in this area let also develop agricultural sector.
Chernihiv region has also important railway junctions as part of Ukrainian infrastructure.
The EU/UNDP CBA Project Implementation in Chernihiv Region
Implementation of the first phase of the EU/UNDP CBA Project commenced in Chernihiv region during June 2008. First phase was succeeded by a second phase in July 2011. Over these two phases 62870 of men, women and children of the region have benefitted from improvement in 38 schools/kindergartens, 16 health posts, 10 water supply, 13 street-lightning and so on. This happened through joint effort of the citizens, oblast/rayon/local level governments, the CBA Project and the private sponsors.
Energy Efficiency in Chernihiv region
Third phase of the EU/UNDP CBA III was initiated in Chernihiv region with regional launching and signing of MoU which took place on October 2nd, 2014. The region received a quota of 7 rayons for standard\replication components.
Rayons selected for the EU/UNDP CBA-III: Bachmatskyi, Bobrovytskyi, Sribnianskyi, Horodnianskyi, Nizhynskyi, Semenivskyi, Sosnytskyi.
Micro projects approved as of 14 March 2016: 16 micro projects (3 – health, 8 – energy saving, 1 – water supply, 4 – energy efficiency). Around 9,300 persons will benefit from implementation of these initiatives. Total budget for the initiatives is approx. UAH 5.5 mln (approx. USD 248,000). The EU/UNDP CBA will provide around UAH 3.9 mln (approx. USD 176,000).
In addition, urban component of the CBA is being implemented in 2 cities – Pryluky and Nizhyn.
Microprojects approved as of 14 March 2016: 14 micro-projects (6 in Pryluky and 8 in Nizhyn). Around 4,300 persons will benefit from implementation of these initiatives. Total budget for the initiatives is around UAH 4.5 mln (approx. USD 202,700). The EU/UNDP CBA will provide approx. UAH 2.2 mln (more than USD 99 ths).