ADB proposes $67M solid waste management project in Azerbaijan

The Solid waste management proposal for intermediary cities has been forwarded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to Azerbaijan, reported Azerbaijan business centre.

Facts gathering for drafting the project will be on March 16-25, 2015, and reviewed on June 16 next year. The budget of the project is estimated to be $67 million. $50 million of this amount will be paid by the ADB loan and $17 million will be given by the government.

The project will take care of health, hygiene and sanitation standards of the Lower Caucasus Economic Zone and Nakhchivan that will improve SWM services and management in these regions, stated the news report.

The project outputs will consider helping the Ministry of Economy and Industry to implement institutional frameworks, enforce operational procedures, disseminate environmental policy and regulatory frameworks and promote financial management of municipal SWM utilities.

SWM system in the Lower Caucasus Economic Zone and NAR facilitate the systems establishment incorporating cost technical solutions on the basis of waste minimization and material recycling. The program supports solid waste management projects strengthening their willingness to access carbon and climate financing sources.

Main aspects of this construction are sanitary landfills and transfer stations, a logistics system for the separation and waste collection and transfer, added the news agency.

Operational capacity will be increased to help regions to create a strategic plan for execution of SWM. To ensure sustainability of services, the project will build develop the adoption of a environmental policy framework having regulatory norms and financial management.

The Solid waste management proposal for intermediary cities has been forwarded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to Azerbaijan, reported Azerbaijan business centre.

Facts gathering for drafting the project will be on March 16-25, 2015, and reviewed on June 16 next year. The budget of the project is estimated to be $67 million. $50 million of this amount will be paid by the ADB loan and $17 million will be given by the government.

The project will take care of health, hygiene and sanitation standards of the Lower Caucasus Economic Zone and Nakhchivan that will improve SWM services and management in these regions, stated the news report.

The project outputs will consider helping the Ministry of Economy and Industry to implement institutional frameworks, enforce operational procedures, disseminate environmental policy and regulatory frameworks and promote financial management of municipal SWM utilities.

SWM system in the Lower Caucasus Economic Zone and NAR facilitate the systems establishment incorporating cost technical solutions on the basis of waste minimization and material recycling. The program supports solid waste management projects strengthening their willingness to access carbon and climate financing sources.

Main aspects of this construction are sanitary landfills and transfer stations, a logistics system for the separation and the waste collection and transfer, added the news agency.

Operational capacity will be increased to help regions to create a strategic plan for execution of SWM. To ensure sustainability of services, the project will develop the adoption of an environmental policy framework having regulatory norms and financial management.

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