Assessing Economic Corridor Development Potential Among Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan


The proposed knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will support the assessment of economic corridor development (ECD) potential among Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan, with focus on geographically connected major cities and oblasts. The TA is designed in response to demand of developing member countries under the CAREC Program to explore the development of new economic corridors to create business development opportunities and generate employment and entrepreneurship, as ECD is an important element in the implementation of the CAREC 2030 strategy.

Expected Outcome

ECD prospects among Shymkent-Tashkent-Khujand cities and surrounding oblasts better informed

Expected Outputs

  • Prospects and potentials of increased trade integration among Shymkent-Tashkent-Khujand cities and surrounding Turkestan-Tashkent-Sughd oblasts analyzed
  • Prospects and potentials of an envisaged Shymkent-Tashkent-Khujand tripartite ECD with possible expansion to surrounding Turkestan-Tashkent-Sughd oblasts analyzed
  • ECD related knowledge sharing strengthened and awareness raised

Project Types

Technical Assistance


Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 0.8
Total 0.8