Environment in emerging and transition economies

Focus

  • Kazakhstan: Shardara Multi-Purpose Water Infrastructure

    Focused on the case of the Shardara multi-purpose water infrastructures (MPWIs) in Low Syr-Darya Basin, South Kazakhstan and Kyzyl-Orda oblasts (provinces) of Kazakhstan, this report looks at the choice and design of MPWI investment strategies that ensure a high economic return on investments and potential bankability, based on application of a computer model and lessons learned from 15 international MPWI case studies.

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  • Georgia: Reform of Economic Instruments for Water Management

    This study assesses the use of economic instruments for water resources management in Georgia and considers options for reform. This includes the systematic use of economic instruments, including water pricing, to recover the cost of water services provided to households, industry and farmers, among other measures.

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  • Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia: Financing Climate Action

    This report aims to shed light on how EECCA countries and development co-operation partners are working together to finance climate actions, using the OECD DAC database to examine finance flows by provider, sector, financial instrument, channel. The Russian and English versions are now available.

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The OECD supports countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA) to reconcile their environment and economic goals. This support has been provided within the framework of the Task Force for the Implementation of the Environmental Action Programme (the EAP Task Force) since the early 1990s. 

Green ACTION TASK FORCE: greening the economy in eastern europe, caucasus and central asia

Greening economies in the EU Eastern Neighbourhood
- from Commitment to Results
(PDF) 

Water policy reforms in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia
- Achievements from 2006-16
(PDF)

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