Improving Aid Effectiveness in Uzbekistan
Foreign aid plays an important role in Uzbekistan’s development process. Foreign aid also allows accessing knowledge and policy advice required to tackle complex development challenges. . The long-term impact and developmental value of sharing knowledge and innovative ideas can be much higher than the monetary value of the underlying technical assistance. However, empirical evidence shows that the effectiveness of foreign aid depends on the quality of institutions in the recipient country and the manner in which it is provided. This report assesses aid effectiveness challenges and opportunities in Uzbekistan against the background of internationally agreed aid effectiveness principles.