Features

2010

  • 18 December 2010
    Kyrgyz Republic's energy sector gets assistance from ADB, World Bank
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank are extending assistance to the energy sector of the Kyrgyz Republic. ADB will provide a loan and a grant to help turnaround a power sector hampered by inefficiencies and losses, while the World Bank will provide funds for the energy needs of the country before winter begins. [ More... ]
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  • 7 December 2010
    Upgrading Kazakhstan's roads gets $800 million from ADB
    Kazakhstan will get an $800 million multi-tranche loan facility from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to upgrade roads and boost transit trade along the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Corridor 2, a key Central Asia transport corridor. [ More... ]
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  • 12 November 2010
    $122 Million to Boost Tajikistan's Energy Security and Trade
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending a $122 million grant from its concessional Asian Development Fund to expand and modernize Tajikistan’s electricity transmission system. This will help the country boost energy trading with neighboring countries to meet winter shortages. [ More... ]
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  • 10 October 2010
    Public-Private Partnerships Can Unlock Central Asia's Vast Potential—ADB
    Public-private partnerships can play a vital role in unlocking Central Asia’s vast economic potential, Vice Presidents from the Asian Development Bank told the CAREC Business Forum in Urumqi, People’s Republic of China. [ More... ]
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  • 1 September 2010
    CAREC Corridor 2 Road Project Gets $600 Million ADB Funding
    The Uzbekistan road section of the A380 highway, which forms part of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program's Corridor 2, is getting support from a $600 million Asian Development Bank (ADB) multitranche financing facility. [ More... ]
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  • 1 September 2010
    Central Asia Atlas of Natural Resources
    Launched at the 43rd Asian Development Bank Annual Meeting in May 2010, ADB's Central Asia Atlas of Natural Resources presents the beauty and wealth of the region's natural resources, some issues its peoples face in using and conserving them, and the progress being made toward sustainable development. [ More... ]
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  • 2 August 2010
    ADB to Help Uzbekistan Build Efficient and Clean Power Plant
    The Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Board of Directors on Tuesday approved financing totaling $350 million to improve energy security and energy efficiency in Uzbekistan, which are key objectives of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Energy Strategy. [ More... ]
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  • 23 April 2010
    Uzbekistan builds Afghan railway
    Uzbekistan's national rail company, Uzbekistan Temir Yullari (UTY), is constructing the 75-kilometer rail link between Hairatan at the border of Uzbekistan and the city of Mazar-e-Sharif in northern Afghanistan. Involvement of an Uzbek company in the project represents a vivid sample of cooperation between two CAREC member countries.
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  • 17 March 2010
    Lighting Up Kabul
    Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, finally receives a steady supply of electricity from a 420-kilometer (km) transmission line, benefiting its four million people. The 217 km portion of the transmission line, funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), begins at the country’s northern border and then weaves south to Pul-e-Khumri. [ More... ]
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  • 18 January 2010
    CAREC Reports Call for Improvement of Trade Logistics System
    Improving transport and logistics systems of the countries under the CAREC Program will help stimulate national economic growth and promote regional cooperation, according to seven ADB reports on transport and trade logistics that were launched during the Eighth CAREC Ministerial Conference in October 2009. [ More... ]
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