CAREC e-Alert

Keeping Updated on CAREC

CAREC e-Alert, the Program’s electronic newsletter, provides updates on recently approved projects in the region, on the latest and upcoming institutional and sector-related events, and on regional cooperation–themed and sector-specific studies and research on regional cooperation.

CAREC e-Alert / Issue No. 47 / 5 Aug 2014 - 9 Sep 2014

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Issue No. 47 : 5 Aug 2014 - 9 Sep 2014
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CAREC workshop aims to raise cooperation in Turkmenistan

Representatives of ministries and agencies in Turkmenistan, as well as multilateral and bilateral development organizations, attended the workshop. Read more

CAREC officials review energy work plan

The CAREC Energy Sector Coordinating Committee reviewed the implementation of the Energy Work Plan 2013-2015 in a meeting in Beijing, People's Republic of China. Read more


Faster border-crossing time, higher transport costs

It takes slightly less time to cross border-crossing points but the cost of border clearances and traveling across CAREC corridors is significantly higher, according to the latest CAREC Corridor Performance Measurement and Monitoring Report. Read more

ADB receives US Treasury award for Afghanistan railway project

The Asian Development Bank received a US Department of Treasury award for a pioneering rail project in Afghanistan that is providing a cross-border trade link crucial to the country's post-conflict economy. Read more


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Consultation Meeting with CAREC National Focal Points

Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyz Republic: 25-26 September 2014

National focal points from the 10 CAREC member countries will discuss updates on the methodology review of the CAREC Development Effectiveness Review (DEfR), the physical establishment of the CAREC Institute, and progress on the four CAREC priority sectors. For information, email Mr. Wang Hong,

22-23 Sep 2014 13th Customs Cooperation Committee Meeting   Issy-Kul, Kyrgyz Republic
22-26 Sep 2014 Uzbekistan Risk Management Training and Systems Assessment Workshop

Tashkent, Uzbekistan

6-9 Oct 2014 CAREC Learning Opportunity: Modernizing Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures to Expand Trade and Ensure Food Safety - Sharing the Baltic Experience

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

View all upcoming CAREC events


18th CAREC Energy Sector Coordinating Committee Meeting: Beijing, People's Republic of China, 4-5 Sep 2014

CAREC National Consultation Workshop: Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, 1-2 Sep 2014

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CAREC Corridors 3 and 5 Enhancement  Project

The project will improve road conditions and enhance road safety on CAREC corridors 3 and 5, particularly the 88-kilometer Sayron Karamyk road section and 87-kilometer Vose Khovaling road. View project



Revitalizing Industrial Growth in Pakistan: Trade, Infrastructure, and Environmental Performance

The Eurasian Connection: Supply-Chain Efficiency along the Modern Silk Route through Central Asia

CAREC Corridor Performance Measurement and Monitoring Annual Report 2013

Analysis of Informal Obstacles to Cross-Border Economic Activity in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan


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CAREC is a partnership of 10 countries working together to create economic growth and improve the quality of life for all people of the CAREC region. Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, the People's Republic of China, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan are supported in the regional cooperation process by 6 multilateral institutions: Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, International Monetary Fund, Islamic Development Bank, United Nations Development Programme, and World Bank.

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