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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 | 31 Dec 2020
A Road Map for Shymkent–Tashkent–Khujand Economic Corridor Development
This publication presents an institutional framework and action plans for the development of the Shymkent–Tashkent–Khujand Economic Corridor (STKEC) connecting Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.
Reports | 31 Dec 2020
Assessing the Potential of Trade Along the Proposed Shymkent–Tashkent–Khujand Economic Corridor Development
This report covers the review and assessment of trade in Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan along with the potential for development of the proposed Shymkent–Tashkent–Khujand Economic Corridor (STKEC).
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 | 28 Dec 2020
Climate Change and International Migration: Evidence from Tajikistan
Environmental changes could affect both the incentive and the ability to migrate.
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 | 16 Dec 2020
A Study of Women's Role in Irrigated Agriculture in the Lower Vaksh River Basin, Tajikistan
The study examined women’s roles and gender gaps in land operation and farming, labor arrangements in agriculture and water management, and feminization of agriculture in the Lower Vaksh River Basin in Tajikistan.
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.
Reports | 09 Dec 2020
Strengthening Support for Labor Migration in Tajikistan: Assessment and Recommendations
This publication reviews the state of international migration out of Tajikistan and proposes programs and services to further strengthen support for migrant workers, including those affected by the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).