Sustainable Rural Housing in Uzbekistan

Lead country


Participating countries


Project status

Under implementation

Implementing period

From April 11, 2017 to April 10, 2023

SDGs addressed by this project

SDG targets

  1. 7.3 Double global rate energy efficiency improvement
  2. 9.1 Develop quality, reliable, sustainable, resilient infrastructure

Project ID: 5392

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Technical team

  • Energy Programme

Technical area(s)

  • Energy efficiency
  • Renewable Energy


  • Buildings
  • Type: Off-grid, standalone systems
  • Resource: Solar


  • Human altered areas


  • Rural areas

Transformed sector(s)


UNDP role(s)

  • Direct support / Service Delivery
  • Innovative approaches


  • Finance economy
  • Technology innovation
  • Law regulation


  • Energy finance
  • New/other financial schemes/mechanism
  • Demonstration sites/Pilot
  • Infrastructure building
  • Technical capacity building
  • Awareness raising
  • Standards/ Labeling/ Guideline
  • Laws/ Policy/ Plan formulation

Social inclusion

  • Private sector
  • Local community/CSOs
  • Women

Gender equality


Gender result effectiveness scale

  • Gender targeted


  • Sci-tech pathway
  • Systems pathway
  • People pathway

Risk reduction target(s)

  • Hazard control/mitigation

SDG target(s)

  • 7.3 Double global rate energy efficiency improvement
  • 9.1 Develop quality, reliable, sustainable, resilient infrastructure

Conventions and protocols


Private sector(s)

  • Capital providers
  • Individuals/Entrepreneurs

Hot topic

  • Multi-stakeholder collaboration

About this project


The UNDP project objective is to provide Uzbekistan's rural population with improved, affordable and environmentally friendly living conditions. The project seeks to transform the rapidly growing rural housing sector in Uzbekistan towards a more sustainable and low-carbon development pathway by designing, piloting and scaling-up a green mortgage market mechanism, which will boost the demand for low-carbon housing among the Uzbek rural population.


To provide Uzbekistan"s rural population with improved, affordable and environmentally-friendly living conditions.

USD $6,100,000

Grant amount

USD $130,665,099

Leveraged amount (co-financing)


Source(s) of fund

Sources of fund


  • Global Environment Facility – Trust Fund ($6,100,000)

Implementing partner(s)

  • Ministry of Construction

Project metrics

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