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Jul 2017ADB Energy Assistance Works: Just Ask Pakistani Tailor Riaz
ADB’s work since 2010 has brought electricity to more than 3 million households in Asia and the Pacific.
Jun 2017Kazakhstan and the World Bank - 25 Years of Partnership
Highlights from 25 years of partnership between Kazakhstan and the World Bank
VideoTransport, EnergyKAZWorld Bank
Jun 2017Building an Export-Grade Power Distribution Grid in Georgia
New high-voltage facilities like the Marneuli 500 kV substation near Tbilisi are preparing the ground for Georgia's planned boost in hydropower generation and green energy exports to neighboring countries. Georgia's power development plan includes 60 energy transmission projects across the country over 10 years.
Apr 2017Better Access to Reliable Electricity Supply in Uzbekistan
Over 4 million people in four southwestern regions of Uzbekistan, along with thousands of enterprises, enjoy a more reliable power supply thanks to the Talimarjan Transmission Project.
VideoEnergyWorld Bank
Sep 2015CAREC: Securing Energy through Integration
The Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program aims to secure energy through the balanced development of the region's energy infrastructure, stronger integration of energy markets, and economic growth through energy trade. Since 2001, CAREC has invested more than $5.2 billion in 37 projects, mostly aimed at expanding bilateral electricity trade and improving the regional power network.
Mar 2015Azerbaijan and the Caspian Corridor
Azerbaijani Energy Minister Natig Aliyev on the global importance of Caspian energy resources, speaking at the 3rd Caspian Corridor Conference held at the EBRD office in London.
Feb 2015Urban Heating Options for the Kyrgyz Republic
A new World Bank study identifies viable heating options and related investment measures to meet heat demand in urban residential and public buildings in the country.
PhotoEnergyKGZWorld Bank
Nov 2014Tajikistan: The EBRD and Hydroelectric Power
The EBRD is channeling more than $75 million to repair and rehabilitate one of the country's crucially important hydroelectric power plants - at the Qairokkum dam.
Oct 2014Powering education in Azerbaijan
A teacher illustrates how a robust energy infrastructure is now providing Azerbaijan with the electricity needed to run its schools.
Oct 2014ADB-Azerbaijan: Foundation of a bright future
The 15-year partnership between ADB and Azerbaijan has brought the Central Asian country substantial benefits, contributing to its remarkable development in recent years.
VideoTransport, EnergyAZEADB
Jun 2014World Bank Group launches Country Partnership Strategy 2015-2018 for Tajikistan
Christopher Miller, International Finance Corporation (IFC) Country Officer for Tajikistan, highlights key areas of IFC support to Tajikistan.
VideoEnergy, TransportTAJWorld Bank
Mar 2014Can One Country's Electricity Surplus Be Another Country's Gain?
A new electricity transmission system, to connect the countries of Tajikistan, Kyrgyz Republic, Afghanistan and Pakistan, called CASA-1000, would help make the most efficient use of clean hydropower resources in the Central Asia by enabling them to transfer and sell their electricity surplus during the summer months to the deficient countries in South Asia.
VideoEnergyAFG, KGZ, PAK, TAJWorld Bank
Dec 2013New EBRD Country Strategy for Kazakhstan
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Managing Director for Turkey, Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia, Olivier Descamps shares the highlights and priorities of the bank's new country strategy for Kazakhstan.
VideoTransport, Energy, EconomyKAZEBRD
Nov 2013CAREC Connects
CAREC connects countries, economies, and people by supporting transport, trade, and energy projects.
VideoRegional Cooperation, Transport, Trade Facilitation, Trade Policy, EnergyREGCAREC
Aug 2013Upgrading and Stabilizing Power Supply in Tajikistan
Asian Development Bank upgrades the obsolete Nurek hydroelectric plant which supplies electricity to majority of the country's population.
Jun 2013A Global Future for Eurasia
CAREC is a committed partnership of 10 countries, supported by six multilateral institution partners. Its priorities are transport, energy, trade facilitation, and trade policy.
VideoRegional Cooperation, Transport, Trade Facilitation, Trade Policy, EnergyREGCAREC
Jul 2012Afghanistan: The Next Decade and Beyond
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has provided nearly $2.9 billion in concessional loans, grants, and technical assistance since ADB's operations resumed in Afghanistan in 2002. ADB hopes to improve the lives of millions of people, by 2020.
PhotoEconomy, Transport, EnergyAFGADB
May 2012CAREC Advisor Mr Lan Wu on Regional Cooperation in Central Asia
CAREC Advisor Mr Lan Wu discussed the role of the Asian Development Bank in improving regional cooperation in Central Asia. The discussion focused on the work of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program. He was interviewed by Ms. Zhanat Yertlessova, host of Professional Talk, who is also an economist and freelance adviser to the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan. The interview took place on 7 October 2010.
VideoRegional Cooperation, Transport, Trade Facilitation, Trade Policy, EnergyREGCAREC
Feb 2012Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC): Building a Global Future
As the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program celebrates 10 years of regional economic cooperation in Central Asia and neighboring countries, this video highlights CAREC achievements in the sectors of transport, trade, and energy. The partnership includes member 10 countries: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, the People's Republic of China, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
VideoRegional Cooperation, Transport, Trade Facilitation, Trade Policy, EnergyREGCAREC
Mar 2011Infrastructure Essential for Afghanistan's Security - ADB
Juan Miranda, Director General of ADB’s Central and West Asia Department, discusses why infrastructure is essential for Afghanistan’s security and development.
VideoTransport, EnergyAFGADB
Jul 2010ADB and Tajikistan Launch a New Country Partnership Strategy
Tajikistan and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have agreed on a new Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for 2010-2014, which will advance Tajikistan's drive to strengthen energy supplies and transport links, and to develop a vibrant private sector to help the economy diversify.
VideoEnergy, Transport, Private SectorTAJADB
Aug 2009Energy is Life: A Steady Supply of Electricity is Changing Lives in Afghanistan
After more than three decades of conflict, much of Afghanistan's power transmission and distribution infrastructure was destroyed. Bringing reliable electricity to the people of Afghanistan is a key component of the ADB's strategy to support Afghanistan's reconstruction and development.
Aug 2009Kabul Lights Up - ADB
For the first time in more than a generation, many of Kabul, Afghanistan's 4 million people are enjoying the benefits of electricity. In January 2009, power began to flow into Kabul along an ADB-funded transmission line running from neighboring Uzbekistan.
Aug 2009Bringing Electricity to Afghanistan - Juan Miranda, ADB
Juan Miranda, Director General of ADB's Central and West Asia Department, talks about ADB's role in bringing electricity to Afghanistan.
Aug 2009Mr. Ahmed Wali Shairzay, Deputy Energy Minister of Afghanistan
Afghanistan's Deputy Energy Minister, Mr. Ahmed Wali Shairzay, talks on the economic value and social benefits of bringing new electricity supply into Kabul.
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