Blog posts tagged to "Central Asia"

  • Hydropower station in Toktogul, Kyrgyz Republic.

    Why we must embrace risk to achieve development

    Published on Friday, 30 October 2015

    In this ever-changing development environment, multilateral development banks like ADB may not survive unless we innovate and take risks, much like actually reading a classic novel instead of just bragging about it. 

  • 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.

  • All Eyes on Astana for ADB’s Annual Meeting

    Published on Thursday, 01 May 2014

    With its stunning, modern architecture, crisp blue skies, and myriad influences, Kazakhstan’s capital, Astana, provides a dramatic backdrop for ADB’s 47th Meeting of the Board of Governors that starts 2 May and concludes three days later.

  • 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.

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