The Government of Georgia is investing substantial amounts in the infrastructure needed to take advantage of its location, with emphasis on the country's backbone for transit trade comprised of the East–West and North–South transport corridors.
The project aims to expand trade among CAREC countries and with global markets via CAREC corridors, and strengthen trade-related linkages between public and private sector.
The Government of Uzbekistan and O'zbekiston Temir Yo'llari (UTY) have requested technical assistance from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to prepare two projects to further modernize railways in Uzbekistan: (i) CAREC Corridor 2 (Pap Namangan Andijan) Railway Electrification Project, Additional Financing, and (ii) CAREC Corridor 2 (Bukhara Miskin Urgench Khiva) Railway Electrification Project.
The regional transaction TA facility will provide project preparation support to a series of ensuing projects in Central Asia: (i) Power Distribution Enhancement, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects in the Kyrgyz Republic; and (ii) Power Sector Development Program in the Republic of Tajikistan.
The proposed regional knowledge and support technical assistance will support the development of a comprehensive framework to promote tourism development and cooperation in the CAREC region, including through the formulation of a CAREC tourism strategy leading to 2030 and an integrated investment action plan with concrete projects to be implemented over the strategy period.
The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will support the implementation of the CAREC Transport Strategy Plans, which will continue to promote regional cooperation through competitive and sustainable transport corridors.
The Government of Georgia, through the Roads Department of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure, is planning capacity expansion of the current two-lane mountainous section of the East-West Highway (Highway E60) between Chumateleti and Argveta in central Georgia, a distance of about 53 kilometers, through mountainous terrain
The objective of the technical assistance is to strengthen capacity of Central and West Asia developing member countries to mainstream gender in ADB-funded projects.
This is the second subproject which is being launched simultaneously with the first subproject - Modernization of Coordinating Dispatch Center Energiya (CDC). The technical assistance subproject will have the following outcome: cross-border clean energy trade increased using high-level technology by CDC.
The TA will support the implementation of the CAREC Integrated Trade Agenda (CITA) 2030 under the framework of CAREC 2030 Strategy, specifically the 3-year rolling strategic action plan of CITA.
The technical assistance (TA) subproject will have the following outcome: cross-border clean energy trade increased using high-level technology (HLT) by coordinating dispatch center (CDC) Energiya. The HLT will replace manual processes to allow CDC to operate in a real-time regime.
The proposed project will contribute to the diversification of exports and the connection to regional markets for the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic.
The regional knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) cluster will support an increase in regional power trade among Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan.
The knowledge and support technical assistance will accelerate the sound development of the railway subsector in CAREC countries through (i) railway transport market research, (ii) project identification and preparation, (iii) knowledge sharing, and (iv) capacity development.
The proposed knowledge and support technical assistance will support the assessment of economic corridor development potential among Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan, with focus on geographically connected major cities and oblasts.
As part of the Afghanistan National Railway Plan, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan wishes to expedite the construction of the Mazar-i-Sharif to Herat railway line (the MHR), which would connect with the existing Mazar-i-Shari to Hairatan railway line, and the Herat to Senghan line being constructed in phases, to form a continuous transit route between Central Asia and the Middle East/South Asia through Afghanistan.
This road improvement will contribute to regional cooperation through (i) linking the CAREC Corridors 1 and 3; (ii) providing global connectivity to the Bishkek FEZ and Dordoy Bazaar; and (iii) linking ABEC with Bishkek-Osh Road and Bishkek-Torugart Road.
The proposed transaction technical assistance (TRTA) will assess the condition of the structures likely to be affected by construction of the Bishkek–Kara–Balta section of the project road under the CAREC Corridor 3 (Bishkek–Osh Road) Improvement Project.