COP26. REAP Project: Sustainable Consumption and Production

Publication date: 11 November 2021
COP26. REAP Project:  Sustainable Consumption and Production

Glasgow, UK, 10 November 2021 – REAP Project hold an event “Implementation of Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) measures in MSMEs of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan” in online and offline mode at Central Asia Pavilion “5 countries- 1 region – 1 voice”.

The participants got information about activities of REAP Project implemented by the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia in partnership with the National Association of Small and Medium Business of the Republic of Tajikistan, Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Adelphi Research gGmbH (Germany), Austria Recycling (Austria), STENUM Asia (India), The Energy and Research Institute (India).

The Project aims to improve sustainability in the agri-food production and processing industries through sustainable consumption and production (SCP) interventions. It covers Dushanbe and Grono-Badakhshan, Khatlon, Sughd regions of Tajikistan and Tashkent and Bukhara, Ferghana regions of Uzbekistan.

REAP Project comprises 400 small and medium business in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan where SCP are implemented and a local pool of trained SCP consultants is created.

The SCP practices covers increasing the efficiency of water usage, reduction of food-losses and decreasing other energy and resource inefficiency.

At REAP Project presentation event, the participants shared their experience and discussed challenges and opportunities for MSMEs in SCP in implementation of measures.

The SCP practices implements “green” economic and financial instruments, green entrepreneurship and new green business models, regulatory mechanisms promoting the market for sustainable products and services.

Central Asia Pavilion is organized by CAREC in cooperation with EC IFAS and IGTIPC under financial support of the World Bank, OSCE, ERG, FAO and UNDP.

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