State-owned enterprises, including power utilities, in many countries have collected a menagerie of assets unrelated to their core business. And they are selling cheap.
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Central Asia is improving food safety measures to share with the world some of the more than 8000 plant species, as well as livestock, from the region.
In Central Asia, it once took up to 58 hours and $318 for a cargo truck to cross a border. Countries in the region are working together to streamline the process for goods and services to move across borders.
A new approach to developing economic corridors can change the way we think about regional integration.
New technology harnesses the energy in our footsteps to convert it to clean, renewable electricity. Check it out here.
Installing solar panels on railway sleepers can generate 1 MW of power from a 6 km section of railway track. That’s enough to power 150 electric cars.
Sean O’Sullivan, ADB Director General for Central and West Asia, gives an update on a $1.2 billion project to improve the electricity supply with two giant gas turbines in Uzbekistan.
CAREC countries are making progress toward enabling e-commerce as automation improves, infrastructure spreads to rural areas, and regional cooperation promotes cross-border exchanges.
We’ve wrapped up our 47th Annual Meeting in Astana today with plenty of food for thought on what lies ahead for our vast, diverse region.
Asian success stories have broken down the old distinctions between rich countries and poor, developing and developing, development assistance providers and aid recipients.