Uzbekistan submits new climate action plan to UN

Uzbekistan has submitted its new climate action plan to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) means there is “near universal participation” of countries in the Paris climate agreement. This takes the number of nations having formally submitted their INDCs to the UN to 163. UNFCCC Executive Secretary […]

Uzbekistan’s energy and infrastructure gets $573m boost

An Asian bank is loaning $573 million (£469.2m) for four energy and infrastructure projects in Uzbekistan. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide $154 million (£126m) to establish energy efficient agricultural facilities, $121 million (£99m) to improve the water supply for more than three million people and $198 million (£162m) to upgrade around 77 kilometres of regional roads. The final project will provide $100 million […]

World Bank provides $100m for energy efficiency in Uzbekistan

The World Bank is providing funding worth $100 million (£65m) for the Republic of Uzbekistan to improve energy efficiency in its industrial sector. Uzbekistan is said to be one of the most energy intensive countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia and a large carbon dioxide emitter and the World Bank aims to help the […]