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With decisive actions, net zero energy is within reach in Emerging Europe and Central Asia, says new World Bank report

IntelliNews Press Release Service February 22, 2024

A new World Bank report released today lays out pathways for countries in the emerging Europe and Central Asia region to make the shift towards renewable energy and reduce their fossil fuel dependence.

With decisive actions, net zero energy is within reach in the Emerging Europe and Central Asia, says new World Bank report

IntelliNews Press Release Service February 22, 2024

A new World Bank report released today lays out pathways for countries in the emerging Europe and Central Asia region to make the shift towards renewable energy and reduce their fossil fuel dependence.

Turkmenistan: Sowing the seeds

Akhal-Teke bulletin: Eurasianet February 21, 2024

TAPI pipeline recurrences, wheat woes and dreaming about satellites. This and more in this week's Eurasianet Akhal-Teke Bulletin.

ECA50 releases its debut regional frontier equity index of the 50 largest publicly traded companies

ECA50 February 20, 2024

ECA50 Plc developed its debut regional equity index of the 50 largest public companies in the frontier Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region.

Perspectives | Clock is ticking as Central Asia confronts water calamity

Sanat Kushkumbayev for Eurasianet February 19, 2024

Stakeholders need to collaborate, tackle waste and address the elephant in the room: Afghanistan.

Warm, dry winter signals escalating climate challenge in Afghanistan

bne IntelliNews February 18, 2024

Afghanistan is already grappling with its worst drought in three decades, contributing to the deep economic slump.

The EU joins the global transport competition, proposes a Trans-Caspian Transport Corridor

Ben Aris in Berlin February 6, 2024

The global pandemic, the war in Ukraine, rising tensions between China and the West and the increasingly fractured world has forced the global economy to remake its major transport routes. Now the EU is getting in on the game.

Taliban's assault on women's rights is blocking Afghanistan’s economic recovery

bne IntelliNews January 23, 2024

UN agencies believe restoring women’s rights would help the economy to recover from its slump, but the Taliban continues to deepen its repression of the female population.

PANNIER: Rising prominence of Tajiks in terrorist attacks abroad may reflect loss of hope back home

Bruce Pannier January 12, 2024

Just as many Uzbeks were drawn to extremism during dark days of Karimov, growing numbers of Tajik nationals fed up with Rahmon regime are joining Islamic terror groups.

Turkmenistan: Renaissance man

Akhal-Teke: A Eurasianet Bulletin December 12, 2023

Ankara is positioning itself as a conduit for Turkmen dealings with the world. But Ashgabat has its own ideas on this front. This and more in this week’s Eurasianet Akhal-Teke Bulletin.

PANNIER: Central Asia’s population is growing, but its water resources are rapidly shrinking

Bruce Pannier December 8, 2023

The data can no longer be ignored. Demand and supply no longer add up. Severity of situation needs treating with some urgency.

Training of “Tajik Taliban” suicide bombers shows threat to Central Asia from Afghanistan is growing, say analysts

bne IntelIiNews November 30, 2023

Ranks of Jamaat Ansarullah movement based near border with Tajikistan said to be swelling.

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