Book Launch: Developing Infrastructure in Central Asia: Impacts and Financing Mechanisms

Event | 29 March 2021
Online

Time of event

14:50–16:50 Tokyo time

Summary

This ADBI-Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Institute virtual event will highlight key takeaways from the new book Developing Infrastructure in Central Asia: Impacts and Financing Mechanisms, to be discussed by the co-editors and a panel of contributors to the book. The focuses will include insights into spillover effects and financing of infrastructure development in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Pakistan, the People’s Republic of China, and Tajikistan.

The participants will also examine the economic impact and financing mechanisms of three infrastructure projects: railways in Kazakhstan, roads in the Kyrgyz Republic, and an airport in Georgia.

The discussion will be followed by an audience question and answer session.

Objectives
  • Overview the new book Developing Infrastructure in Central Asia: Impacts and Financing Mechanisms
  • Describe public-private partnerships and other methods for mobilizing private finance for infrastructure development in the region
Participants
  • Policy makers; experts from think tanks, universities, and other institutions; and interested members of the public
Output
  • Distribution of the free download link for the book Developing Infrastructure in Central Asia: Impacts and Financing Mechanisms
  • Enhanced understanding of the economic impacts of infrastructure in Central Asia
  • Greater awareness of private financing mechanisms for infrastructure development in the region
Partners
  • Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Institute