Capacity Building Support to the Ministry of Economic Development to Develop a Competitive Non-Oil Sector in Azerbaijan


The project involves

  • strengthening the research capacity of the Institute of Scientific Research for Economic Reforms (ISRER) and assisting the Institute in becoming an effective think tank for economic policy in Government,
  • converting economic research into policy development and implementation, and
  • assisting in the formulation of new policies to facilitate and encourage the development of a competitive non-oil sector in Azerbaijan.

Expected Outcome

The project helps Azerbaijan diversify its economy by facilitating the growth of a globally competitive private non-oil sector.

Expected Outputs

  • Research capacity of ISRER strengthened
  • Study reports launched

Project Types

Technical Assistance


Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
United Nations Development Programme 0.45
Government of Azerbaijan 0.563
Total 1.013