Uzbekistan: range of ecosystem services expanded

Uzbekistan develops and implements improved ways of sustainable forest management, and as a result, the range of ecosystem services is expanding. The Global Environment Facility (GEF) project on “Sustainable Forest Management in Mountainous and Valley Areas of Uzbekistan”, implemented by the Representative Office of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in…

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Ukraine: Economy Ministry to amend procedure to support agrarian sector

Deputy Minister for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture Taras Vysotskyi says the ministry plans to amend the procedure for consulting agricultural sector to support it. “We’ll definitely coordinate the issue with the sector and specialized associations. Following that, we’ll initiate appropriate changes to the procedure of the Cabinet of Ministers,” he wrote on Facebook.…

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Ukraine: government to raise EUR 63-million loan from EBRD to modernize Ukrposhta’s network

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved a resolution to attract a EUR 63-million loan from the EBRD for the modernization of the logistics network and rural branches of JSC Ukrposhta, Ukraine’s national postal operator. The relevant decision was approved at a government meeting on October 21. “Ukrposhta continues to implement a large-scale investment program for…

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Latvia: SPRK approves AST’s plan to invest EUR 405 million in development

Latvia’s power transmission system operator AS Augstsprieguma tikls (AST) plans to invest EUR 405 million in development in a ten-year period from 2021 to 2030, according to the development plan approved by the Public Utilities Commission (SPRK). As reported by the company, the most considerable expenditures are associated with efforts to increase the transmission network’s…

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