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Analysis of the factors for implementation of sustainable consumption and production and circular economy in tourism sector of Kyrgyzstan

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Analysis of the factors for implementation of sustainable consumption and production and circular economy in tourism sector of Kyrgyzstan
Year: 2023
Language: English, Russian
Country: Kyrgyzstan

Upon  request by and agreement with the Ministry of Economy and Commerce of KR (MECKR) and the Department of Tourism under the Ministry of Culture, Information, Sports and Youth Policy of KR (MCISYPKR), the decision was made to support activities aimed at capitalising the results of the three SWITCH-Asia projects being implemented in Kyrgyzstan, and analyse gaps, existing elements and enabling factors, including policy, legislation, and institutional capacity building, for the development of a circular economy (CE) in the tourism sector of the country. During the preparation of this report, relevant legislative, strategic, and analytical documents and reports were studied. Also, meetings were held with all SWITCH-Asia grant projects, key ministries, and organisations including the civil society organisations and academic institutions working in the field of green economy and sustainable tourism.