Blog posts tagged to "CAREC"

  • Cross-border logistics and customs are tough challenges for many SMEs in CAREC.

    Time for SMEs in CAREC to move beyond borders

    Published on Tuesday, 18 July 2017

    Cross-border development is crucial for SMEs to realize their potential as drivers of growth and job creation in Central Asia.

  • Solar power was initially installed on rooftops, then on public light fittings, later on land. Now it can be installed on water.

    Floating solar on the move in Asia

    Published on Wednesday, 07 June 2017

    Solar power was initially installed on rooftops, then on public light fittings, later on land. Now it can be installed on water.

  • Road rehabilitation work in the Kyrgyz Republic.

    Designing new climate-resilient roads in the Kyrgyz Republic

    Published on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

    ADB is piloting the use of vulnerability assessments to help build roads that withstand the impacts of climate change.

  • Customs at the Ak Jol crossing, Kazakhstan-Kyrgyzstan border.

    A snapshot of e-commerce in Central Asia

    Published on Monday, 18 January 2016

    CAREC countries are making progress toward enabling e-commerce as automation improves, infrastructure spreads to rural areas, and regional cooperation promotes cross-border exchanges.

  • The striking building complex of the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku.

    Bye bye Baku

    Published on Tuesday, 05 May 2015

    As ADB's 48th Annual Meeting draws to a close, it's time to reflect on highlights such as livable cities, partnerships, regional integration, collaboration with AIIB, the ADF-OCR merger – as well as admire the host city and look forward to next year's meeting in Frankfurt, Germany.

  • Speakers discussed how closer cross-border ties can help countries in Central Asia and the South Caucasus overcome existing challenges, and take advantage of new opportunities.

    Cross-border cooperation in CAREC – the next steps

    Published on Tuesday, 05 May 2015

    The countries of Central Asia and the South Caucasus have seen a surge in growth and investor interest in recent years, but the region also faces formidable obstacles. A seminar looked at how closer cross-border ties can help overcome existing challenges, and take advantage of new opportunities.

  • Central Asian integration: doomed vision or promising future?

    Published on Tuesday, 15 April 2014

    Central Asia has for centuries been seen as a neglected Russian “backyard,” but international interest in the region has increased over the last two decades because of its vast stores of energy and natural resources. To achieve a brighter future the region must pursue greater economic integration.