Kazakhstan and ADB
ADB operations in Kazakhstan support sustainable post-pandemic recovery, help reduce inequalities and dependence on commodity exports, improve connectivity, and address vulnerabilities to climate change.
Central and West Asia, and its neighboring countries, must work together to address increasingly severe impacts of climate change that could lead to water scarcity, food insecurity, and even conflict in the region, ADB said today.
ADB Director for Regional Cooperation in Central and West Asia Lyaziza Sabyrova explains how regional cooperation can address challenges, and how ADB supports the region through the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program.
This guide provides advice on setting up logistics centers in Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) member countries to support trade.
This publication presents a comprehensive overview of the potential impact of climate change on Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) member countries. It assesses and recommends how CAREC member countries can collaborate to address climate change issues through regional cooperation.
Kazakhstan is the first country in Central Asia to join the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in 1994. ADB has since supported Kazakhstan’s development through sovereign and nonsovereign financing, public–private partnerships advisory, technical assistance, and knowledge solutions. Operations have been focused on budget support and on the transport, finance, and renewable energy sectors.
Current ADB operations in Kazakhstan support economic diversification, inclusive development, and sustainable growth. ADB is also supporting Kazakhstan’s active participation in the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program.
ADB opened its Kazakhstan Resident Mission (KARM) in 1998. KARM has its head office in Nur-Sultan and one branch in Almaty. The Nur-Sultan office provides primary support for operations in the country and policy dialogue with the government. The Almaty branch hosts region-wide private sector operations and knowledge work. Both offices provide logistical support for ADB missions visiting Kazakhstan.
KARM conducts country partnership strategy development, programming, portfolio, and knowledge management activities. It also coordinates ADB operations with other development partners and engages in dialogues with local stakeholders, including academic institutions, think-tanks, the civil society, and nongovernment organizations.
KARM will be closed on these dates:
* = Tentative; to be confirmed around April 15 subject to moon sighting
** = Tentative; to be confirmed around June 20 subject to moon sighting
Last updated: 12 December 2022