The World Bank (WB) has prepared a new strategy for Azerbaijan on solid waste management, the Bank's local office told Trend.
The source said that from the first to the fourth of may Baku will host a mission of the World Bank, which will discuss this strategy with the government of the country. The mission is headed by senior specialist of the Bank for city development and the head of working group of the project Kremen Yonkov.
The strategy was developed within the framework of the eponymous project approved by the World Bank in 2008. Its cost is $41.5 million, of which $29.5 million fall to the bank’s share.
In 2013, the bank also provided additional funding in the amount of $ 47.1 million. The project is expected to be completed by the end of August 2018.
Azerbaijan joined the World Bank group in 1992.
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