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Azerbaijan begins preparing a national strategy for land consolidation

Date: September 29th 2016
Source: ABC.AZ

Baku, Fineko/abc.az. The Food & Agriculture Organization (UN FAO) has launched a project in Azerbaijan, aimed at assisting in the development of a national strategy for land consolidation.

FAO land tenure officer Morten Hartvigsen has stated that in order to achieve the objectives of this project, the organization gathers a team of professionals from various related industries, such as land management, land law, land registration, rural development and gender.

Azerbaijan Republic : Poverty Assessment, Volume 1. Summary and Conclusions

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Poverty remains a major challenge in
Azerbaijan, where income poverty is spread throughout the
country. This Poverty Assessment reviews available household
data, which suggest particular demographic characteristics
of the poor - no significant differences in the poverty rate
by gender of the household head were recorded. However, the
report conveys the internally displaced people, are a core
group of particularly vulnerable people, heavily dependent

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August 2013
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group

Structural Adjustment in the Transition : Case Studies from Albania, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, and Moldova

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The study reviews the performance of
four transition countries - Albania, Azerbaijan, the Kyrgyz
Republic, and Moldova - in the areas of private, and
financial sector development, identifying both their
achievements, and challenges, to extract beneficial reform
efforts, and alternative approaches, setting the pace for
sustainable growth. These countries were selected because
they are among the poorest in the region, whose problems are

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June 2013
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group

Azerbaijan : Issues and Options Associated with Energy Sector Reform

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The energy sector plays a significant role in the overall economy of Azerbaijan, as in other transition countries, and the World Bank's experience suggests that without energy sector reform and financial viability the transition process is much more difficult and delayed. The objective of this report, therefore, is to outline the issues and options facing Azerbaijan as it develops and implements its agenda for reform of the energy sector in order to inform the country's dialogue on this subject and the associated decision making process.

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June 2012
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group

Azerbaijan - Building Competitiveness : An Integrated Non-Oil Trade and Investment Strategy, Volume 1. Summary Report

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Azerbaijan's early transition to an
independent, market-based economy has been tumultuous,
entailing significant economic costs, and social impacts.
Yet, unlike many transition economies, sound economic
reforms since 1995, have enabled the country to achieve
macroeconomic stability, and resume growth. Notwithstanding,
the impact on poverty reduction has been modest,
particularly in the case of the urban poor who did not

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July 2013
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group

Azerbaijan - Building Competitiveness : An Integrated Non-Oil Trade and Investment Strategy, Volume 2. Background Papers

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Azerbaijan's early transition to an
independent, market-based economy has been tumultuous,
entailing significant economic costs, and social impacts.
Yet, unlike many transition economies, sound economic
reforms since 1995, have enabled the country to achieve
macroeconomic stability, and resume growth. Notwithstanding,
the impact on poverty reduction has been modest,
particularly in the case of the urban poor who did not

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July 2013
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group

Azerbaijan - Raising Rates : Short-Term Implications of Residential Electricity Tariff Rebalancing

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Tariffs are low in Azerbaijan and need
to be raised to finance badly needed network maintenance and
to balance supply and demand. This study presents an
analysis of the short-term impacts of a 50 percent
electricity tariff increase on residential consumers. The
study starts by reviewing electricity tariffs, consumption
levels, and expenditure patterns compared to neighboring
countries. It then considers the welfare effects o f raising

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July 2013
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group

Republic of Azerbaijan

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This country note for Azerbaijan is part
of a series of country briefs that summarize information
relevant to climate change and agriculture for three
countries in the Southern Caucasus Region, with a particular
focus on climate and crop projections, adaptation and
mitigation options, policy development and institutional
involvement. The note series has been developed to provide a
baseline of knowledge on climate change and agriculture for

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April 2015
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group

Azerbaijan : Country Environmental Analysis

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The Country Environmental Analysis,
presents a review of environmental priorities, public
environmental expenditures and the supporting institutional
framework and makes recommendations to improve the
efficiency and effectiveness of public environmental
expenditure in Azerbaijan. The focus is to identify areas
for improvement and changes to ensure that the process of
establishing environment-related priorities is sufficiently

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February 2013
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group