Strengthening Cross-Border Community Collaboration in the CAREC Region: A Scoping Study

Publication | December 2020

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.

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CAREC member countries face common economic, social, and environmental challenges that impact citizens and communities. For communities in border regions, the impact is unique in relation to historical and cultural ties, shared resources and geographies, social support systems including family and friends, and business and livelihood activities. Collaboration among CAREC member countries can unlock the potential of cross-border and regional economic growth that is inclusive, shared, and sustainable.


  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • CAREC Region
  • Current State of Cross-Border Community Cooperation in the CAREC Region
  • International Best Practices on Border Community Cooperation
  • Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats Analysis
  • Recommendations for CAREC

Additional Details

  • Industry and trade
  • Regional cooperation and integration
  • Afghanistan
  • Azerbaijan
  • China, People's Republic of
  • Georgia
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyz Republic
  • Mongolia
  • Pakistan
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uzbekistan
  • 60
  • 8.5 x 11
  • TCS200414-2
  • 978-92-9262-631-0 (print)
  • 978-92-9262-632-7 (electronic)
  • 978-92-9262-633-4 (ebook)

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