Environmental Performance Reviews: Azerbaijan

Second Review

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This second Environmental Performance Reviews covers the nine issues of importance to Azerbaijan related to policymaking, planning and implementation, the financing of environmental policies and projects, and the integration of environmental concerns into economic sectors, in particular the sustainable management and protection of water resources and the protection of the Caspian Sea, waste management, air management, forestry, biodiversity and protected areas.



Valid recommendations from the first Environmental Performance Reviews not covered in second EPR chapters

The difficult social and economic problems are the main reason why farmers pay little attention to environmental issues. Even a severe threat to their future production capacity such as erosion is not given enough attention. Where there are no alternative energy sources to firewood, even forests planted to protect against erosion are being cut.


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