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News from Uzbekistan





News from Uzbekistan disseminates information on ADB activities and provides a forum on development issues in Uzbekstan.  Articles in the newsletter, however, do not necessarily reflect the official ADB view.
June 2005 (Volume 7, No. 2, 2005)

Overview of Contents:
  • More Integrated and Inclusive Era, ADB President Tells Annual Meeting
  • Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister Urges
  • ADB’s More Active Participation in 6 Key Areas
  • ADB Seminar Stresses Need to Double Infrastructure Investment in Central Asia
  • Private Sector and Regional Cooperation are Key to Growth, Says ADB Vice President
  • Workshop Launches ADB’s Woman and Child Health Project Private Sector Assessment for Uzbekistan Unveiled
  • ADB and Business Hold Dialogue with Government

March 2005 (Volume 7, No. 1, 2005)

Overview of Contents:

  • Haruhiko Kuroda: New ADB President
  • Integrating ICT into Basic Education in Uzbekistan
  • ADB Launches the Amu Zang Irrigation Rehabilitation Project
  • ADB Grant to Promote Effective Water Management in Asian Region
  • Paving the Way for New Trade Routes Across Central and South Asia
    New URM Staff
  • Project Activities in Uzbekistan

December 2004
(Volume 6, No. 4, 2004)

Overview of Contents:

  • ADB Assists in Rehabilitating Vital Irrigation System in Uzbekistan
  • Boosting Grain Production in Provinces of Uzbekistan
  • Reinforcing Government Support for Private Sector Assistance
  • ADB Program for Uzbekistan to Focus More on Reducing Poverty
  • Regional Cooperation: Key to Prosperity and Peace in Central Asia
  • Project Activities in Uzbekistan October–December 2004
  • ADB Reports on Uzbekistan

September 2004
(Volume 6, No. 3, 2004)

Overview of Contents:

  • Clean, Safe Water Services for the Poor in Uzbekistan Cities
  • Incorporating Environmental Issues into Development Priorities
  • Boosting Uzbekistan Students’ Access to Affordable Textbooks
  • Assisting Uzbek Contractors in Bidding for Afghanistan Reconstruction Contracts
  • Project Activities in Uzbekistan

June 2004
(Volume 6, No. 2, 2004)

Overview of Contents:

  • 3 JSF Grants for Agriculture
  • Making a Difference in Karakalpakstan
  • ADB Activities in Uzbekistan
  • Reaching Disadvantaged Women
  • Project Activities

March 2004
(Volume 6, No. 1, 2004)

Overview of Contents:

  • Central Asian Power Trade
  • Improving Portfolio Performance
  • Poverty Reduction in Karakalpakhstan
  • Chronology of Project Activities

December 2003
(Volume 5, No. 4, 2003)

Overview of Contents:

  • ADB Updates its Country Strategy and Program
  • URM Holds Gender Training
  • ADB Assists Uzbekistan in Poverty Strategy Formulation
  • Ministerial Conference Boosts Regional Cooperation
  • Chronology of Events

September 2003
(Volume 5, No. 3, 2003)

Overview of Contents:

  • ADB Grant to Improve Women and Child Health
  • ADB Portfolio to Improve Project Performance
  • Chronology of Events in Uzbekistan

June 2003
(Volume 5, No. 2, 2003)

Overview of Contents:

  • Small Grants, Big Impact
  • Encouraging Regional Cooperation
  • Fostering Market-Driven Agriculture
  • 36th ADB Annual Meeting
  • Meetings on Streamlining Regional Cooperation
  • Railway Rehabilitation

March 2003
(Volume 5, No. 1, 2003)

Overview of Contents:

  • New ADB Country Director for Uzbekistan Assumes Office
  • URM Staff News
  • ADB’s Operations in Uzbekistan
  • ADB Projects in Uzbekistan

December 2002
(Volume 4, No. 3, 2002)

Overview of Contents:

  • ADB Board of Directors Visits Uzbekistan
  • JFPR Helps the Poor to Access New Financial Services
  • Boosting Regional Power Trade
  • URM Hosts Regional Management Meeting

June 2002
(Volume 4, No. 2, 2002)

Overview of Contents:

  • ADB Improves Rural Water Supply in Western Uzbekistan
  • Deputy Director General Assesses Impact of ADB Projects
  • 35th ADB Annual Meeting
  • URM Country Director's Corner

March 2002
(Volume 4, No. 1, 2002)

Overview of Contents:

  • ADB Vice-President Visits Uzbekistan
  • URM's New Office
  • ADB Improves Gender Statistics
  • Supporting Subregional Cooperation
  • Program Targets Education Sector

December 2001
(Volume 3, No. 3, 2001)

Overview of Contents:

  • ADB Delegation Assess the Impact of 11 September Events
  • Building Research and Analytical Capability for Structural Reforms
  • JFPR Grant to Support Innovative Poverty Reduction Project in Karakalpakstan
  • Improving Nutrition in Poor Mothers and Children in Central Asia
  • Orientation for Officials of Developing Members
  • News in Brief

June 2001
(Volume 3, No. 2, 2001)

Overview of Contents:

  • ADB President Visits Uzbekistan
  • 34th Annual Meeting Held in Hawaii, USA
  • ADB Reviews Country Portfolio
  • Negotiations in Manila
  • Uzbekistan Portfolio Performance Indicators
  • ADB-Sponsored Events

March 2001
(Volume 3, No. 1, 2001)

Overview of Contents:

  • Initiatives for Improving Living Standards in Uzbekistan
  • Overall Portfolio Performance
  • ADB Strengthens Financial Management and Governance
  • Improving the Status of Women and Enhancing their Role in Society
  • Gender Consultative Meeting
  • Improving Gender and Development Capacity
  • ADB Assists in Monitoring Education Reform

December 2000
(Volume 2, No. 3, 2000)

Overview of Contents:

  • ADB Considers Loan to Support Education
  • Agriculture and Social Sectors Director Visits Uzbekistan
  • Workshops, Conference Foster Regional Economic Cooperation
  • Drought in Uzbekistan

June 2000
(Volume 2, No. 2, 2000)

Overview of Contents:

  • Second Loan for Small and Medium Enterprises
  • ADB Funds Second Railway Investment in Central Asia
  • ADB Attends Eurasia Economic Summit
  • Technical Assistance for Urban Social Infrastructure Development
  • Regional Economic Cooperation Strengthened in Central Asia
  • ADB hold 33rd Annual Meeting in Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • ADB-Sponsored Events in Uzbekistan
  • Asian Development Outlook 2000
  • Country Portfolio Review Mission Visits Uzbekistan

March 2000
(Volume 2, No. 1, 2000)

Overview of Contents:

  • ADB Approves Country Program in Uzbekistan
  • ADB Sets Strategy to Assist Uzbekistan in its Transition to a Market-Based Economy
  • Poverty Reduction: ADB's Overarching Objective
  • ADB Provides Support for Senior Secondary Education
  • ADB to be involved in Urban Social Infrastructure Sector
  • ADB Supports Innovative Initiatives of Women Groups
  • Top Uzbekistan Officials Welcome ADB Representative
  • ADB Operations in Uzbekistan

Source: Asian Development Bank