Project Details
Capacity Building Support to the Ministry of Economic Development to Develop a Competitive Non-oil Sector in Azerbaijan
Sector:Trade Policy

The project involves

  • strengthening the research capacity of the Institute of Scientific Research for Economic Reforms (ISRER) and assisting the Institute in becoming an effective think tank for economic policy in Government,
  • converting economic research into policy development and implementation, and
  • assisting in the formulation of new policies to facilitate and encourage the development of a competitive non-oil sector in Azerbaijan.
Expected Outcome:The project helps Azerbaijan diversify its economy by facilitating the growth of a globally competitive private non-oil sector.
Expected Outputs:
  • Research capacity of ISRER strengthened, and
  • study reports launched.
Date Approved:2005
Expected Completion:2010
Funding Type:Technical Assistance
Funding Amount:United Nations Development Programme: $450,000
Government of Azerbaijan: $563,336
Links/Documents:UNDP Project Page
Project Fact Sheet
Project Document