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Libor Krkoška

About Libor Krkoška

Libor Krkoška has been Head of EBRD Resident Office in Nicosia, Cyprus, since August 2014. He joined the EBRD in 1997, initially working in the Chief Economist Office and then as the Head of Office in Moldova and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Before coming to the EBRD, Libor was a researcher in the Economic Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences from 1994, and, prior to that, worked for Česka Pojistovna, the largest Czech insurance company. Libor holds a Ph.D. in Economics from CERGE-EI in Prague, was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania, and obtained a Masters degree in Mathematics from Charles University in Prague.

Cyprus: The Green Economy Shows the Way Forward

Cyprus coastline view, turquoise sea, white beaches

The green economy in Cyprus has great potential. The level of solar irradiance in Cyrus is one of the highest in Europe. At the same time, the island is highly dependent on imported sources of energy, principally highly polluting oil and oil products: The energy system is isolated with no interconnections with neighbouring countries and renewables still account for just above five per cent of energy supply. Continue reading Cyprus: The Green Economy Shows the Way Forward