Publications and Documents Advanced Search
Books | 20 Jan 2021
Leveraging SME Finance through Value Chains in CAREC Landlocked Countries
SMEs in Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation countries can contribute to economic development by helping to diversify the production base, create employment opportunities, alleviate poverty, and increase regional food security.
Reports | 29 Dec 2020
Strengthening Cross-Border Community Collaboration in the CAREC Region
This report analyzes cross-border community collaboration among Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) member countries and identifies opportunities for inclusive and sustainable socioeconomic development in border regions.
Papers and Briefs | 24 Dec 2020
Infrastructure Quality, Cross-Border Connectivity, and Trade Costs
Islands and especially landlocked countries need to continue improving their infrastructure quality and connectivity with their neighboring countries and the rest of the world.
Reports | 22 Dec 2020
Almaty–Issyk-Kul Alternative Road Economic Impact Assessment
This publication discusses an analysis of an alternative road’s impact on Almaty in Kazakhstan and Issyk-Kul in the Kyrgyz Republic in driving tourism and economic development, exploring the potential of a more direct link between the countries.
Country Planning Documents | 16 Dec 2020
Kyrgyz Republic: Country Operations Business Plan (2021-2023)
The Kyrgyz Republic country operations business plan, 2021–2023 of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is consistent with its country partnership strategy (CPS) 2018–2022
Reports | 16 Dec 2020
Economic Indicators for South and Central Asia: Input–Output Tables
This report contains the latest estimates of input–output tables for South and Central Asia and a more comprehensive range of statistics relevant to analyzing production, trade, and interrelations between firms, industries, and economy sectors in the region.
Policies, Strategies, and Plans | 14 Dec 2020
CAREC Tourism Strategy 2030
The Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Tourism Strategy 2030 sets out the long-term vision, objectives, programs, and targets to promote sustainable, safe, and inclusive tourism development in the region.
Papers and Briefs | 09 Dec 2020
Infrastructure in Central Asia and Caucasia
To improve the infrastructure development landscape and resolve infrastructure connectivity and financing issues, Central Asia and Caucasia will require an appropriate institutional and regulatory environment.
Papers and Briefs | 30 Nov 2020
COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts on Food Security in Central and West Asia: Key Issues and Strategic Options
This paper assesses how the collective pathway toward food security in Central and West Asia has transformed due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and recommends post-pandemic measures for ensuring long-term food security.
Reports | 23 Oct 2020
2019 CAREC Transport Sector Annual Report
This publication summarizes transport sector developments in member countries of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program as of 2019.