WB to expand economic research in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, April 30 / Trend A.Akhundov /
The World Bank (WB) will increase its analytical work in Azerbaijan, the WB Baku Office told Trend on Monday.
"A strong and enriched program of Analytical and Advisory Services (AAA) will complement the Bank's lending program. The Bank will increase its analytical work in the areas of job creation and diversifying growth, poverty and inequality, public finance, the banking sector and capital markets, and agriculture and irrigation," the bank said.
Work is close to completion or ongoing on the Programmatic Public Expenditure Review, National Solid Waste Management Strategy, and Sustainable Road Management and Financing in Azerbaijan.
"Together with the Government of Azerbaijan, the World Bank is developing a multi-year Joint Economic Research Program (JERP) that will ensure continuous and timely access to high quality policy advice and technical expertise," the WB said.
Azerbaijan has been WB member since 1992.