The triumph of geological science in Kazakhstan was exemplified by the development of the Mangistau region. In no time, the once fruitless steppe turned into an industrial centre with enterprises that have become the flagship companies of the country’s present economy.
Organization and carrying out vast and complex geologic exploration works to uncover subsoil riches of the extensive ore region, his struggle to develop the mineral resources fast and in full and development of the domestic geological science had become the lifetime projects of the academician Shakhmardan Yessenov.
Shakhmardan Yessenovich Yessenov, one of Kazakhstan’s finest, is the outstanding figure of his era. He devoted his bright life full of creativity to his Motherland and its people. Shakhmardan Yessenov is well known for being a gifted subsoil researcher, leading scientist-geologist, a talented organizer of geological services and academic science in Kazakhstan, and also a big public and State figure.
Shakhmardan Yessenov Science and Education Foundation was established for the very purpose of developing national science and academic pursuits and their introduction into innovative production and educational system.
The Foundation was created in 2013 in the best tradition of patronage in order to develop higher education, science, and innovation in Kazakhstan.
The Foundation’s mission is to develop Kazakhstan’s intellectual potential.
STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS OF THE FOUNDATION: