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Launched in 2005, the project was designed to address the rapid decline in rural infrastructure and services.

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During the 25 years of partnership, the World Bank’s investment in the country totaled over US$ 3.5 billion.

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A new solid waste management system set-up in Azerbaijan’s capital of Baku is the first of a kind in the South Caucasus.

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Azerbaijan in Figures


A combination of low commodity prices, declining remittances, weak domestic demand and increased political uncertainty undermined Azerbaijan’s growth and fiscal position, and reversed the trend in poverty reduction in 2016. While the economy is expected to recover modestly over the medium term, the parliamentary and presidential elections slated for 2017-18 may delay progress on the structural reform agenda and undermine prospects for further poverty reduction. Read more...

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