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Central Asia Set to Take Major Step Forward in Regional Cooperation
Eight member countries of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation program will discuss ways to deepen interaction and integrate more effectively with world markets in a meeting in Tajikistan early next month.
ADB and DfID to Help Implementation of Tajikistan's Private Sector Development Strategy
An Asian Development Bank grant package totaling US$ 2 million will help boost the Tajikistan Government's capacity in promoting private sector development.
ADB Funding Flood Risk Management System for Tajikistan's Khatlon Province
The Asian Development Bank is funding a flood risk management system for one of the most flood-affected regions of Tajikistan, the Khatlon province situated southwest of the country.
Challenges Remain for Achieving MDGs in Central Asia
Countries in the Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus have made significant progress in working toward some of the Millennium Development Goals, but efforts to achieve others have slowed or even regressed, an Asian Development Bank expert said ahead of a regional meeting on the issue.
ADB's Program for Tajikistan Stresses Rural Development and Regional Cooperation
The Asian Development Bank plans a US$192.1 million loan and grant program for Tajikistan in the next three years to help develop the country's rural infrastructure, promote regional cooperation, and implement policy reforms in the agriculture, energy, transport and social sectors, according to the Tajikistan Country Operations Business Plan for 2007-2009.
Despite Easing Oil Prices, Central Asia's Growth to Remain Strong in 2007-2008, Says ADB
Central Asia's economic expansion will continue with GDP growth in the region projected at 10.3% in 2007 and 9.4% in 2008, according to a major ADB report released today. The region grew 12.4% in 2006.
ADB Partners with Wolfensohn Center for Development to Assist Central Asia
The Brookings Institution's Wolfensohn Center for Development and ADB will partner to support regional cooperation and integration in Central Asia and neighboring countries.
ADB Helping Central Asian Gateway Expand Coverage
ADB is supporting the Central Asian Gateway Project to expand its coverage and strengthen efforts to build a network of research institutes in Central Asia and neighboring countries.
ADB to Help Raise Rural Incomes and Production in Tajikistan
ADB will help raise household incomes in rural Tajikistan through a project backed by a US$17.1 million assistance package to increase productivity, introduce better land management, and develop the rural infrastructure.
ADB to Study Power Trade Potential to Afghanistan and Pakistan
ADB is providing a US$3 million technical assistance grant to study the potential for regional electricity trading that would help optimize utilization of power resources in both Central and South Asia.