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11.09.2015
Is that really possible to formulate the Universal Global Agenda for SDGs?

Is that really possible to formulate the Universal Global Agenda for SDGs?

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are global and very ambitious agenda with 17 goals and 169 targets, covering a great number of various development issues. The greatest difference between MDGs and SDGs is that the world in 2015 is completely different from that of early 2000-s.

27.08.2015
Patterns in agriculture sector

Patterns in agriculture sector

So, according to the estimations, for the implementation of the economy of scale it is required to increase the size of livestock farms at least up to 1000 heads of livestock, vegetable farms – up to 85 hectares, gardening farms – 40 hectares.

20.07.2015
Development of competitive environment in Uzbekistan

Development of competitive environment in Uzbekistan

Until 90-ies of XX century, there was no competition in Uzbekistan due to the specifics of the planned economy with its inherent state monopoly in all spheres. With the start of market reforms, the formation of a competitive environment has become a priority of economic policy.

15.06.2015
Solar energy: importance of the effects

Solar energy: importance of the effects

Solar energy can become one of the drivers for the development of energy sector until 2030. According to the results of CER research it is proposed to increase the share of solar energy in the energy balance up to 6% by 2030.

04.05.2015
How fast are the changes?

How fast are the changes?

It is necessary to pay special attention to another important dimension – the pace of reforms and transformations. From the point of view of the transformation of society and social sustainability, this factor is probably the main one.

06.04.2015
Impacts on expansion of a breakthrough in development of the country

Impacts on expansion of a breakthrough in development of the country

Maintaining such high growth involves the need to implement the structural transformation of the economy with increasing the share of the services sector from 45% to 55%, the share of manufacturing – from 9% to 22%. On the one hand, such dramatic changes in the economy will involve large-scale transformations of society, values ​​and behavior stereotypes of people. On the other hand, to make these changes possible, a specific set of social and cultural characteristics is necessary.

13.03.2015
The importance of small towns

The importance of small towns

Small towns and urban settlements (with a population of 50 thousand people) make up the bulk of cities of Uzbekistan. At present, they account for 68% of the total number of cities, about 8 million people, or about 25% of the total population, live there.

02.12.2014
Challenges and prospects of the Pension system in Uzbekistan

Challenges and prospects of the Pension system in Uzbekistan

The distinctive feature of the pension system of Uzbekistan is the high delivery rate to people of retirement age (over 75%), which has been supported in the country, despite the challenges of the transition period and the global financial crisis in 2008-2010. This indicator puts Uzbekistan in one line with developed countries, though its economy is still developing. It is not a secret that many emerging markets are characterized by the lack of comprehensive pension systems.

17.11.2014
Changes in Tax Policy of Uzbekistan in coming 2015

Changes in Tax Policy of Uzbekistan in coming 2015

It is known that the tax policy in 2015, as in previous years, will be aimed at: further reducing of tax burden for business and households; at the simplification of the tax system; at the strengthening of revenue share if local budgets, and strengthening tax administration measures.

28.10.2014
Home-made VS School Breakfasts

Home-made VS School Breakfasts

British nutritionists have come to a curious conclusion after making a nutrition research of school children. It turns out that food, cooked by professional school chefs and based on recommendations of nutrition specialists, is much healthier for children than breakfasts that are cooked at home and given by parents to school. Scientists have found that children, who constantly eat at home or bringing food with them, have an increased level of cholesterol and blood sugar compared with a group of students eating at school.