Environment and Climate Change is a priority for Swedish development cooperation in Moldova and the support targets stakeholders from government authorities to civil society. Sida aims to mainstream environment and climate mitigation and adaptation in all contributions.
Sweden supports regional and local authorities in developing local infrastructure for clean water, waste management and energy efficiency through the Modernisation of Local Public Services (MLPS) implemented by GIZ. Additionally, Sweden supports the elaboration of a Functional Analysis of the future Environmental Agency, to benefit the population, enabling easier access to public environmental information.
The assistance is complemented by regional support to environment and energy infrastructure investments managed by major financial institutions such as the European Investment Bank (EIB) the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the World Bank. This includes support to feasibility studies, technical assistance and the grant financing facility E5P (Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environmental Partnership).