Uzbekistan Development Gateway (Phase II)

Donor: World Bank

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Duration: February 2003 - November 2006

UzDG is targeted to contribute to efforts of development stakeholders to improve living standards of the country's population, to facilitate knowledge sharing and information exchange in Uzbekistan by providing products and services for both local and international communities, including but not limited to highly integrated and comprehensive national and regional Internet portals on development issues.

The project objectives are as follows:

  • Contribute to poverty reduction and promotion of micro- and small business development for middle and low income strata;
  • Facilitate regional integration and cooperation;
  • Support public administration reform, decentralization and local development;
  • Strengthen community based organizations and civil society and help them playing a more important role in policy making and local development.