Turkmenistan

World Bank says Emerging Europe needs tougher targets to reach net zero by 2060

Aidą Kadyrzhanova in Prague February 22, 2024

New World Bank report charts path to net zero energy in Emerging Europe and Central Asia, but says current ambitions are too modest.

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.

PANNIER: Response to Bishkek thermal power plant explosion lifts lid on Central Asia relations

Bruce Pannier February 6, 2024

And what’s seen is quite encouraging.

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.

Turkmenistan: Big brother is listening

Akhal-Teke: A Eurasianet Bulletin January 31, 2024

Anybody complaining out loud in a public place can expect to be carted away. This and more in this week's Eurasianet Akhal-Teke bulletin.

Corruption Perception Index “paints troubling picture” of Central Asia

bne IntelliNews January 30, 2024

Though Uzbekistan is hailed as a “significant improver”, Transparency International says region as a whole struggling with “dysfunctional rule of law, rising authoritarianism and systemic corruption”.

Report urges US to step up push for big share of Central Asia’s rare earths prize

bne IntelliNews January 28, 2024

Americans should make their move before China looks to corner sector, experts say. The soft heavy metals are important to the green energy revolution and some latest weapons systems.

OUTLOOK 2024 Small Stans

bne IntelliNews January 24, 2024

A third year beckons in which, with Russia distracted by its war in Ukraine, the other major powers will compete to build up influence and economic opportunities in Central Asia.

Turkmenistan: Swap stop

Akhal-Teke: A Eurasianet Bulletin January 10, 2024

Gas swap deal with Azerbaijan, Iran suspended amid talks. Weaponising unemployment. Arkadag goes to Abu Dhabi. And more in this week's Eurasianet Akhal-Teke Bulletin.

PANNIER: “New Russian empire” remarks draw blunt response from Uzbekistan

Bruce Pannier January 2, 2024

For Central Asia, tough retorts from Tashkent to Russian nationalists are something new. Kremlin argues comments do not reflect Moscow’s position, but has done little to stop talk of “annexations”.

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.

Turkmenistan: Pledging the depths

Akhal-Teke: A Eurasianet Bulletin December 7, 2023

Ashgabat's promises to curb greenhouse gases do not stand up to scrutiny. This and more in this week's Eurasianet Akhal-Teke Bulletin.

Arkadag, Turkmenistan’s “Man City”, blitz league in debut season

bne IntelIiNews December 6, 2023

Backed by the regime, new club signed most of their rivals’ best players and won all of their matches in march to title helped along by some most fortunate refereeing.

Transition risks for petrostates higher than ever, says report

bne IntelliNews December 5, 2023

Petrostates are currently confronted with significant challenges arising from the ongoing energy transition. The diminishing demand for oil and gas is exerting downward pressure on commodity prices, which in turn threatens future revenue streams.

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