Reducing air pollution will improve people’s health, reduce GHG emissions, achieve billions in economic gains across Central Asia, and save thousands of lives each year.

Lilia Burunciuc |

Meaningful digital connectivity, that is, connectivity that is available, accessible, relevant, affordable, safe, trusted, and user-empowering, is a necessity in today’s world —and increasingly, a…

Lilia Burunciuc |

The mountains of Central Asia provide more than a breathtaking view. They are essential to the region’s resilience – people’s day-to-day lives, health, and future.

Paola Agostini, Daniel Kull |

Natural disasters affect close to 3 million Central Asians annually, almost half of whom live in Uzbekistan. And these are more than just statistics; the reality is that people die, lose loved…

Lilia Burunciuc |

For the Central Asia region, which is so commodity and remittance dependent, economic output will likely contract by 1.7 percent in 2020, according to the latest Economic Update for Europe and…

Lilia Burunciuc, Ivailo Izvorski |

Working towards water security: A shared mission to support Central Asia’s sustainable growth

William Young |

Ask any tourist visiting Central Asia what they love about the region and, among other responses, you are likely to hear about their mouth-watering experience eating fresh, tasty fruits and…

Kateryna Schroeder, Sergiy Zorya |

The One Health initiative, while it may sound deceptively simple, is in fact a complex effort to bring together people, knowledge, expertise, and information to improve the ties between humans,…

Lilia Burunciuc |

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Such is the case with this image of Aina Jakypova, a math teacher from a Kyrgyz village, explaining percentage calculations on the front gate of her…

Lilia Burunciuc |

In Central Asia, government agencies and water utilities are faced with aging infrastructure, inefficiencies, and poor performance, and have thus embarked upon critical sector reforms to address…

Lilia Burunciuc |