Ivano-Frankivska oblast is a western part of Ukraine. It borders with Romania and such regions as Lviv, Zakarpattia, Chernivtsi and Ternopil. Ivano-Frankivsk region territory occupies 2.3% of the total area of Ukraine with a population of about 1.38 mln. About 44% of the region population lives in cities and towns.
Ivano-Frankivska oblast includes 14 rayons, 15 cities, 24 urban villages, 765 villages.
The largest cities and towns of the region are Ivano-Frankivsk, Kalush, Kolomyia, Dolyna and Nadvirna.
Ivano-Frankivsk region has developed industrial sector. There are such industrial branches as power generation, chemical and petrochemical industry, wood processing, food processing, construction materials, machinery, and mining energy materials. Ivano-Frankivsk region is also quite forested area. Climate conditions Ivano-Frankivsk region let also develop agricultural sector.
The EU/UNDP CBA Project Implementation in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast
Implementation of the first phase of the EU/UNDP CBA Project commenced in Ivano-Frankivsk region during February 2008. First phase was succeeded by a second phase in July 2011. Over these two phases 125988 of men, women and children of the region have benefitted from improvement in 28 schools/kindergartens, 16 healthposts, 2 water supply, 14 street-lightning, 5 environment and so on. This happened through joint effort of the citizens, oblast/rayon/local level governments, CBA Project and the private sponsors.
Energy Efficiency in Ivano-Frankivsk oblast
Ivano-Frankivska oblast is also the recipient of advanced piloting quota in the area of energy efficiency in Phase 2. Under this support, the regional energy-efficiency policy was updated; adoption of energy efficient technologies and renewable energy technologies in rural areas was promoted. Ivano-Frankivska oblast became one of the model case.
The energy strategy improvement produced a positive impact on the programme of Ivano-Frankivska oblast. In principle, the oblast recognized the necessity of including into its strategy the micro-level interventions in the rural areas to promote innovative energy technology renewable energy sources in community participation.
Third phase of thethe EU/UNDP CBA Project in Ivano-Frankivska oblast
Third phase of the EU/UNDP CBA Project was initiated in Ivano-Frankivska oblast with regional launching and signing of MoU which took place on 8 October 2014. 8 rayons were selected for partnership in CBA-III.
Rayons selected for the EU/UNDP CBA-III Project: Kosivskyi, Horodenkivskyi, Verkhovynskyi, Tysmenytskyi, Kolomyiskyi, Kaluskyi, Tlumatskyi, Nadvirnianskyi.
Microprojects approved as of 14 March 2016: 32 micro projects (16 on energy saving, 15 on energy efficiency, and 1 on healthcare). Nearly 52,200 persons will benefit from implementation of these initiatives. Total budget for the initiatives is around UAH 12.3 mln (aprox. EUR 500 ths). The EU/UNDP CBA Project will provide around UAH 7.4 mln (approx. EUR 300 ths)
2 cities supported for partnership in the EU/UNDP CBA-III Project within the framework of the urban development component – Nadvirna and Kolomyia.
Microprojects approved as of 12 January 2016: 16 micro-projects (5 in Nadvirna and 11 in Kolomyia). About 7,900 persons will benefit from implementation of these initiatives. Total budget for the initiatives is around UAH 4.6 mln (EUR 186 ths). The EU/UNDP CBA Project will provide around UAH 2.6 mln (EUR 105 ths).