Kyiv region is a central part of Ukraine. It has borders with Belarus and such regions as Zhytomyr, Vinnytsia, Cherkasy, Poltava and Chernihiv. Kyiv region territory occupies 4.65% of the total area of Ukraine with a population of about 1.73 mln. About 62% of the region population lives in cities and towns.
Kyiv region includes 25 rayons, 26 cities, 30 urban villages, and 1 126 villages.
The largest cities and towns of the region (excluding Kyiv) are Bila Tserkva, Brovary, Boryspil, Fastiv and Irpin.
Kyiv region has developed industrial and agricultural sector. Industrial branches of the region are power production, food, chemical and petrochemical industries, mechanical engineering and metal-working.
The north-western part of Kyiv region belongs to the Alienation Zone due to the radioactive contamination caused by the Chernobyl nuclear reactor accident.
The EU/UNDP CBA Project Implementation in Kyiv Region
Implementation of the first phase of the EU/UNDP CBA Project commenced in Kyiv region during June 2008. First phase was succeeded by a second phase in August 2011. Over these two phases more than 25 000 of men, women and children of the region have benefitted from improvement in 62 schools/kindergartens, 22 health posts, 3 water supply, 8 street-lightning and so on. This happened through the joint efforts of the citizens, regional/rayon/local level authorities, the CBA Project and the private sponsors.
Third phase of the EU/UNDP CBA Project in Kyiv oblast
The Third phase of the EU/UNDP CBA Project was initiated in Kyiv region with regional launching and signing of MoU which took place on October 14th, 2014. The region received a quota of 8 rayons for standard/replication components.
Rayons selected for the EU/UNDP CBA-III Project: Baryshivskyi, Bohuslavskyi, Brovarskyi, Makarivskyi, Poliskyi, Rokytniznskyi, Tarashchanskyi, Tetiivskyi.
Micro projects approved as of 9 March 2016: 24 micro projects (18 – energy saving, 2 – water supply, 4 – energy efficiency). Around 28,000 persons will benefit from implementation of these initiatives. Total budget for the initiatives is approx. UAH 8 mln (USD 360,360). The EU/UNDP CBA Project will provide around UAH 5 mln (USD 225,225).
In addition, urban component of the CBA is being implemented in 2 cities –Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyi and Ukrainka.
Microprojects approved as of 9 March 2016: 6 micro-projects (2 in Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky and 4 in Ukrainka). Around 2,500 persons will benefit from implementation of these initiatives. Total budget for the initiatives is around UAH 2.2 mln (approximately USD 99 ths). The EU/UNDP CBA Project will provide approx. UAH 1.2 mln (more than USD 54 ths).