Uzbekistan: Capabilities and Prospects for Transitioning to a Green Economy (2011/14)
Publication year: 2011
Keywords: "Green" economy
The CER policy paper suggests some critical elements for a strategy of “green” transformation in such sectors, as renewable energy, housing and communal sector, transportation, land and water management, as well as develops a series of recommendations for the Government:
- Collaborate with private sector, academia, non-government organizations, and international institutions to develop a strategy for Uzbekistan to transition to a “green” economy during the period till 2050.
- Appoint the Ministry of Economy as the coordinating body for Uzbekistan’s transition to a “green” economy.
- Develop the appropriate legislation to facilitate Uzbekistan’s transition to a “green” economy.
- In cooperation with the Ecological Movement of Uzbekistan, develop a permanent platform for the transition to a “green” economy.
- Include the “greening” areas suggested in the paper in the priorities for public investments and expenditures.
- Reduce and abolish subsidies and government support for “brown” sectors.
- Facilitate implementation of pilot projects in “green” sectors.
- Stimulate investments in education and professional development to prepare labor for the transition to a “green” economy.
- Facilitate international cooperation in the sphere of the “green” economy.
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