The CAREC Programme: Corridor 6

Alexandra Colcer Corridor 6 connects Europe and the Middle East with South Asia (Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan). It unfolds from North to South, linking the Russian Federation with Iranian and Pakistani ports. Corridor 6a includes both road and rail routes, and links the northwest coast of the Caspian Sea to the GwadarContinue reading “The CAREC Programme: Corridor 6”

The CAREC Programme: Corridor 5

Raluca Şancariuc Corridor 5 connects East Asia with the Middle East and South Asia. It starts from THE Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in People’s Republic of China and continues in the Kyrgyz Republic passing through Yierkeshitan (China) – Irkeshtam (Kyrgyzstan) border crossing point, from where it advances towards the Republic of Tajikistan through Karamyk (Kyrgyzstan)Continue reading “The CAREC Programme: Corridor 5”

The CAREC Programme: Corridor 4

Alexandra Colcer Corridor 4 connects the Russian Federation with East Asia, more specifically with Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Mongolia, and Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in People’s Republic of China. o Corridor 4a connects the city of Urumqi in North-West of China with the Russian Federation via West Mongolia. The border crossing points are Takeshikent (China)Continue reading “The CAREC Programme: Corridor 4”

The CAREC Programme: Corridor 3

Raluca Şancariuc Corridor 3 connects the Russian Federation with the Middle East and South Asia, passing through the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and the Republic of Uzbekistan. It starts from the border crossing point at Veseloyarsk (Russia) – Aul (Kazakhstan) and continues alongContinue reading “The CAREC Programme: Corridor 3”

The CAREC Programme: Corridor 2

Alexandra Colcer Corridor 2 is the longest CAREC corridor, linking East Asia with the Caucasus, the Mediterranean and Southern Europe. It crosses Georgia, the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Republic of Tajikistan, the Kyrgyz Republic and the People’s Republic of China (PRC):Continue reading “The CAREC Programme: Corridor 2”

The CAREC Programme: Corridor 1

Raluca Şancariuc Corridor 1 connects Europe with East Asia, linking the border of the Russian Federation with the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in the People’s Republic of China, through the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic: Corridor 1a includes both a road and a railway transport route, linking Alashankou city in China with Kazakhstan viaContinue reading “The CAREC Programme: Corridor 1”

The CAREC Programme: what is it and what are its goals

Raluca Şancariuc The Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Program (CAREC) was founded in 2001 with the aim of supporting the development of states in this region by encouraging cooperation between them. The Program involves implementing applied, results-oriented regional projects focused on poverty reduction and economic growth, while it also facilitates policy initiatives. CAREC includes 11Continue reading “The CAREC Programme: what is it and what are its goals”

Turkmenistan’s Space Odyssey continues

Turkmenistan recently announced large investments into its national space program. The government planned the development of a new land remote sensing satellite, the expansion of the ground infrastructure of its space industry, and the enhancement of training programs for its specialists. The new satellite aims to accelerate the development of many sectors of the economyContinue reading “Turkmenistan’s Space Odyssey continues”

Odiseea spațială a Turkmenistanului continuă

Turkmenistanul a anunțat recent investiții mari în programul său spațial național. Este planificată dezvoltarea unui nou satelit pentru teledetecție, a infrastructurii terestre necesare industriei spațiale și a programelor de pregătire a specialiștilor. Noul satelit are drept scop accelerarea dezvoltării a multor sectoare ale economiei cât și colectarea de date din vastele întinderi turkmene. Printre alteContinue reading “Odiseea spațială a Turkmenistanului continuă”

CASA-1000: perspectives

Project description The Central Asia-South Asia power project, commonly known by the acronym CASA-1000, is a $1.16 billion project currently under construction that will allow for the export of surplus hydroelectricity from Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan to Pakistan and Afghanistan. The CASA-1000 project will include: 500kV AC line from Datka (in the Kyrgyz Republic) to Sugd-500Continue reading “CASA-1000: perspectives”