Employment Generation Strategy for Uzbekistan

Donor: UNDP

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Duration: April 2004 - January 2005

The main output of the project will be a paper containing an employment generation strategy that will help the Government of Uzbekistan implement policies that will create widespread remunerative employment. The paper will provide recommendations on:

  1. macroeconomic and adjustment policies that are more conducive to generating employment;
  2. the outlines of an industrial strategy that will be more employment-intensive;
  3. targeted interventions, such as public works scheme in rural areas that could increase the access of poor workers to employment opportunities.