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Uzbekistan: Capabilities and Prospects for Transitioning to a Green Economy (2011/14)

Uzbekistan: Capabilities and Prospects  for Transitioning to a Green Economy (2011/14)

Publication year: 2011

Type: One-pager

Keywords: "Green" economy

Taking into account global trends and challenges, the transition to a “green” economy is seen as one of the most effective instruments for maintaining long-term development. 

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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