Analytics

Analytics on Central Asia are relevant for a young region that is still experiencing a period of its development. The section is a source of information for a wide range of readers interested in socio-political processes, issues of regional security and economic development, as well as foreign policy in the countries of Central Asia.

Hydro-energy problems in Central Asia: A View from Kazakhstan

“The hydro-energy complex of Central Asia holds considerable potential, but the uneven distribution of water resources (85 % in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan) and the inability of political elites in the respective countries to negotiate, prohibits them both from harnessing it fully, and from solving their energy deficits by alternative means,” writes Sergei Domnin, editor-in-chief of the journal Expert Kazakhstan in an article on regional energy issues written exclusively for cabar.asia


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Kazakhstan's strategy of economic development during a time of crisis

“In Kazakhstan’s economic policy a special emphasis is being made on maximizing the country’s existing potential for transit and transport in order to form a major business and logistics hub linking the markets of Europe and China. In this sense, capital-intensive infrastructure projects both within the country and abroad are expected to see rapid growth in the coming years,” independent analyst Evgenny Hon writes in an article on the country’s anti-crisis policies exclusively for cabar.asia.


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Yevgeniy Khon: Kazakhstan’s strategy of economic development during a time of crisis

“In Kazakhstan’s economic policy a special emphasis is being made on maximizing the country’s existing potential for transit and transport in order to form a major business and logistics hub linking the markets of Europe and China. In this sense, capital-intensive infrastructure projects both within the country and abroad are expected to see rapid growth in the coming years,” independent analyst Evgenny Hon writes in an article on the country’s anti-crisis policies exclusively for cabar.asia. (more…)

Information Policy as Weak Link in Kyrgyzstan’s Security

“The fact that information policy is necessary for development of any state is indisputable. It is important to not only formulate and determine the direction, aims and objectives of information policy, but also, constantly work on its implementation “- issues in kyrgyz information policy sphere, are explained by political analyst Nargiza Muratalieva, exclusively for cabar.asia 


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TAPI Project and its Prospects

“The TAPI project can also be uneffective, since Turkmenistan is building its part until the border with Afghanistan and waits for the conflict and issues to stop in the next country. Of course, it is good to be optimistic, but the Taliban issue cannot be resolved in a short period, unless and constructive dialogue will be built.  At the moment, the budgeting and financing of the project is still under doubts”, – the benefits and risks in the implementation of TAPI project explains political analyst Iskandar Qonunov, exclusively for cabar.asia 


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Removing administrative barriers will help the development of tourism in Tajikistan

“Despite the rich tradition of hospitality, there is still a lack of entrepreneurial culture in Tajikistan… The combination of traditional content – flavor of culture or peculiarities of the national cuisine – but served in a more modern “package” suitable for foreigners may be a key factor for success”, economist Konstantin Bondarenko discusses the problems in the tourism sector in an article written exclusively for cabar.asia.


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Geopolitical projects in Central Asia and the role of Kazakhstan

“The West begins to assess the Economic belt of the Silk Road and China’s policy in Central Asia more positively than the EEU and Russian policy in Central Asia. Moreover, according to some US officials, China’s policy in Central Asia “fully fits in” the US policy in the region”, Konstantin Syroezhkin, leading Sinologist in Kazakhstan, Ph.D., assesses the geopolitical projects in Central Asia, the problems of their interaction, as well as the nature of Kazakhstan’s participation in them, exclusively for cabar.asia.


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China and Kyrgyzstan: main challenges and trends of cooperation

“Cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and China is long-term and strategic in nature. Any constraints, existing today, are temporary and do not impede deepening the all-round cooperation. However, the success of this cooperation depends to a greater extent on the activity of the Kyrgyz authorities, on their willingness to timely develop various versions of projects and programs of joint activities”, Sheradil Baktygulov, Central Asia problems researcher (Bishkek Kyrgyzstan), discusses the trends of cooperation between China and Kyrgyzstan, exclusively for cabar.asia.


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Turkmenistan: analysis of Gurbanguly Berdyimuhamedow’s reform

“After coming to power of Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the international community had high hopes about the new president of Turkmenistan, including the hopes for democratization, improved human rights situation in the country, economic cooperation and openness. A number of decrees and actions taken by Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov at the beginning of his reign, in fact, were aimed at eliminating errors and experimentation of the past. However, it soon became clear that these hopes were unfounded”, – political scientist, coordinator of Research and Training of the OSCE Academy in Bishkek, Svetlana Dzardanova discusses the results of the reform made by the Turkmen President exclusively for cabar.asia.


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Tajikistan in 2016: challenges, risks and trends

“It is very difficult to explain to Western diplomats why … the official press is full of materials, where the West is charged with intentions of undermining the country’s stability. It is especially strange when the National Bank of the Republic of Tajikistan is negotiating with the IMF and other Western donors to allocate multimillion-dollar loans and grants for the protection of their economic (and hence political) stability “, -. political analyst Parviz Mullodjanov discusses paradoxical tendencies in the political situation in Tajikistan in article written exclusively for cabar.asia.


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Eldos Abakhanov

Deputy Chairperson of the "Kazakhstan Association of Environmental Organizations"

Kanatbek Abdiev

Independent Researcher, Master in Conflict, Security and Development at King’s College of London

Marufjon Abdujaborov

Chief Specialist at the Strategic Research Center Under the President of Tajikistan. Participant of CABAR.asia School of Analytics (Dushanbe)

Rashid Ghani Abdullo

Independent expert

Rustam Azizi

Deputy Director of the Center for Islamic Studies under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan

Ainura Akmatalieva

Expert on Foreign Policy of Central Asian States, Candidate of Political Sciences, Associate Professor at KRSU (Bishkek)

Iskander Akylbayaev

Researcher of KazISS, the Department of Foreign Policy and International Security

Guldastasho Alibakhshev

Researcher at the Center of Sociological Research "Zerkalo", CABAR.asia School of Analytics participant (Dushanbe)

Bakhtiyor Alimdjanov

Independent researcher, Ph.D in History (Tashkent)

Dimash Alzhanov

Political scientist, member of "Oyan, Kazakhstan" movement (Almaty).

Nailya Almukhamedova

Director General of the Parasat System Research Institute; participant of the School of Analytics cabar.asia (Astana)

Anna Alshanskaya

Researcher, participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics (Nur-Sultan)

Farkhod Aminjonov

Ph.D., senior researcher at the Eurasian Research Institute

Aydar Amrebayev

Head of the Center for Political Science and International Studies

Mahram Anvarzod

Islamic scholar

Hamidjon Arifov

PhD. in geological-mineralogical sciences, Tajik Committee of the International Commission on Large Dams, Lead Researcher at the Tajik Institute of Water Issues, Hydropower and Ecology

Zarema Askarova

Independent expert

Indira Aslanova

Expert on religious studies

Slyamzhar Akhmedzharov

Researcher at the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, participant of CABAR.asia School of Analytics

Anvar Babayev

PhD in Economics, Head Analyst and Director of the Population Migration Section of the Tajik Academy of Science’s Institute of Economics and Demographics

Erzhan Bagdatov

Executive Director of the Center of Media Technologies

Erkin Baydarov

Leading researcher of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan

Sheradil Baktygulov

Independent expert

Serik Beysembayev

Sociologist

Nazik Beishenaly

President, Union of Cooperatives of Kyrgyzstan

Nurbek Bekmurzaev

Independent researcher, participant of cabar.asia School of Analytics (Bishkek)

Danil Bekturganov

President of the Public Foundation "Civil Expertise"

Denis Berdakov

Political scientist

Gulmira Birzhanova

Lawyer, expert in the field of national and international media law, Kazakhstan

Valentin Bogatyrev

Head of the analytical consortium "Perspective"

Merali Bodurshozoda

Konstantin Bondarenko

Economist

Anton Bugaenko

Sinologist, chief expert of the Chinese and Asian studies program at the Institute of World Economics and Politics (Kazakhstan)

Yuriy Buluktayev

Political scientist, Сhief researcher at the Institute of Philosophy, Political Science and Religious Studies of the National Academy of Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Almaty)

Muslimbek Buriev

Political scientist, participant of cabar.asia School of Analytics (Dushanbe)

Rustam Burnashev

Political scientist

Muazama Burkhanova

Head of the environmental organization Dastgiri Center, Tajikistan; Independent Environmental Impact Assessment Specialist

Mereke Gabdualiev

Сonstitutional lawyer, director of the public foundation “Institute for the Development of Constitutionalism and Democracy”

Alexander Galiyev

Editor of Computerworld.kz

Makhmud Giyosov

Political scientist (Dushanbe)

Gulyaev Sergey

General Director of PF "Decenta"

Anna Gusarova

Director of the Central Asian Institute for Strategic Studies (Almaty)

Zoir Davlatov

Independent expert

Nurali Davlatov

Journalist-Analyst

Nazima Davletova

Editor-in-chief of "Interview" media project, online edition of Gazeta.uz

Zarina Dadabayeva

Doctor of Political Science, Professor at Russian State Humanitarian University, Leading scientific worker at the Post-Soviet Studies Research Center, Institute of Economics, Russian Academy of Sciences

Emil Djuraev

Political scientist, Associate Professor of the OSCE Academy (Bishkek)

Salamat Dzhybykeev

International Relations Specialist (Bishkek)

Svetlana Dzardanova

Political scientist, coordinator of Research and Training of the OSCE Academy in Bishkek

Sergey Domnin

Chief editor of “Expert Kazakhstan” magazine

Asel Doolotkeldieva

Ph.D., political scientist

Roza Duisheeva

Candidate of Political Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of International Relations and Social Sciences of the International Kuwait University; participant of the cabar.asia School of Analytics (Bishkek)

Berikbol Dukeyev

Political scientist, PhD researcher at the Australian National University.

Bakhtier Ergashev

Director of the Center for Political Initiatives "Māno"

Sarvar Jalolov

International Relations Specialist (Tashkent)

Zamira Zholdaskyzy

Analyst at the Center for the Development of Labor Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan, participant of CABAR.asia School of Analytics (Nur-Sultan)

Zaynab Dost

Independent expert

Galiya Ibragimova

Independent expert

Tamerlan Ibraimov

Director of the Center for Political and Legal Studies

Timur Idrisov

Independent Expert (Tajikistan)

Ruslan Izimov

Sinologist, head of the "Eurasian Studies Program" of the Institute for World Economics and Politics under the Foundation of First President of the Kazakhstan, director of the Center for China Studies in Central Asia "Synopsys"

Alisher Ilkhamov

Independent Researcher (London)

Muratbek Imanaliev

Sinologist, ex-Minister of Foreign Affairs and ex-secretary of the SCO (Kyrgyzstan)

Fabio Indeo

Specialist in geopolitics in Central Asia

Zamira Isakova

Master in Politics and Security at the OSCE Academy, Regional Coordinator of Saferworld Programs in Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan)

Kosimsho Iskandarov

Head of Conflict Resolution and Regional Research Center in association with the Academy of Sciences

Chyngyz Israyilov

Lecturer of the Department of International Relations, Osh State University, Project Coordinator of Saferworld

Aizhan Kakenova

Researcher in the field of gender inequality and minority rights, Master of Arts, School of Humanities and Social Sciences Nazarbayev University (Nur-Sultan)

Amina Kalmamatova

cabar.asia intern

Lesya Karataeva

Ph.D. is Chief Researcher at the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Nuriddin Karshiboyev

Chairman of the National Association of Independent Media of Tajikistan

Yerlan Kassym

Specialist in energy policy, green economy and alternative energy. Government and Public Relations adviser at Royal Dutch Shell in Kazakhstan (Nur-Sultan)

Ekaterina Kasymova

Independent expert

Adil Kaukenov

Sinologist, political scientist

Kamila Kovyazina

Sociologist, researcher in public policy (Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan)

Turonbek Kozokov

cabar.asia intern

Galina Kolodzinskaia

Expert on Religion, Politics, and Security in Central Asia (Bishkek)

Iskandar Qonunov

Political scientist

Alla Kuvatova

Sociologist, PhD

Kodir Kuliev

Anti-Corruption and Human Rights Expert (Tashkent)

Zaynidin Kurmanov

Professor of the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University

Aidarkhan Kusainov

Financial analyst and general director of the Almagest Management and Strategy Consulting Company

Konstantin Larionov

Researcher, analyst (Bishkek)

Oleg Limanov

Expert (Uzbekistan)

Manuchehra Madjonova

Senior Economic Consultant of Secretariat of the Consultative Council on Improvement of Investment Climate under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan

Nazik Mamedova

Independent researcher, participant of CABAR.asia School of analytics (Bishkek)

Talgat Mamyrayimov

Independent expert

Marinin Sergey

Independent Analyst (Kazakhstan)

Dilmira Matyakubova

Independent researcher (Tashkent)

Askar Mashayev

Political commentator (Almaty)

Takhir Mirdzhaparov

Chairman of the Republican Association of Foster Families of the Chuvash Republic, Director of the Nadezhda Charitable Fund for the Support of Orphans

Michael Petrushkov

Chairman of the Business Development Center of the Republic of Tajikistan

Kairat Moldashev

Professor - Researcher of the Narxoz University (Almaty)

Atay Moldobaev

Head of “Prudent Solutions” Analytical Department

Anton Morozov

Ph.D., political scientist

Alibek Mukambaev

President of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives "Eurasia", political scientist (Kyrgyzstan)

Parviz Mullodjanov

Ph.D. political scientist, политолог, orientalist and independent researcher from Tajikistan

Anar Musabaeva

Independent political analyst (Bishkek)

Aigerim Mussabalinova

An expert in the field of civil law of the Republic of Kazakhstan and international law on the protection of the rights of children and women.

Marat Musuraliev

Economist, Deputy Director of Smart Business Solutions Central Asia

Elmira Nogoibayeva

Head of the Analytical Center "Policy Asia"

Zhaslan Nurbaev

Associate Professor at Gumilyov Eurasian National University, participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics (Nur-Sultan)

Aslan Nurzhanov

Project Manager at Eurasian center for people management, participant of CABAR.asia School of Analytics (Nur-Sultan)

Dinara Nurusheva

Researcher

Diana Okremova

Director of the “Legal Media Centre” Public Foundation

Edil Osmonbetov

Political scientist

Dinara Oshurahunova

Human rights activist, member of the international parliamentary monitoring network (Bishkek)

Lidiya Parkhomchik

Senior Researcher, Eurasian Research Institute

Bakhrom Radjabov

Political economist, PhD (Tashkent)

Anastasiya Reshetnyak

Senior Researcher of the Kazakhstan Institute of Strategic Studies

Sherali Rizoyon

Political Scientist (Dushanbe)

Gulzada Rysbekova

Independent Researcher in International Relations (Bishkek)

Jaksylyk Sabitov

PhD, Eurasian National University

Maral Sagynalieva

Independent researcher, participant of CABAR.asia School of analytics (Bishkek)

Sanjar Saidov

Political scientist, PhD (Tashkent)

Rauf Salahodjaev

Economist, Senior Researcher at International Westminster University (Tashkent)

Sardor Salim

Political Scientist (Tashkent)

Farrukh Salimov

PhD in History, Head of Diplomacy and Foreign Policy Department of Tajik National University

Yuriy Sarukhanyan

International Relations Specialist. Participant of the cabar.asia School of Analysts (Tashkent).

Rafael Sattarov

Political scientist

Aiym Saurambayeva

Lawyer in International Law, Master of Human Rights and Democratization (Almaty, Kazakhstan)

Petr Svoik

Political scientist

Inga Sikorskaia

Program director of the School of peacemaking and media technology in Central Asia

Olga Simakova

Public Fund "Center for Social and Political Studies ‘Strategy’"

Doriyush Soliev

Independent Analyst (Dushanbe)

Klara Soronkulova

Lawyer, former judge of the Constitutional Chamber of KR Supreme Court

Rustami Sukhrob

International Relations Specialist (Tajikistan): Phd candidate, Ural Federal University, Department of Theory and History of International Relations

Konstantin Syroejkin

PhD., leading Kazakhstani Sinologist

Alisher Taksanov

Independent expert

Azamat Temirkulov

Associate Professor, Doctor of Political Sciences (Bishkek)

Anuar Temirov

Analyst, participant of the CABAR.asia's school of analysts (Nur-Sultan)

Baurzhan Tolegenov

Political commentator (Nur-Sultan)

Medet Tyulegenov

Head of the Department of “International and Comparative Politics”, AUCA

Akram Umarov

Independent expert (Uzbekistan), researcher at the international academic project GCRF COMPASS

Arsen Usenov

Political scientist (Bishkek)

Esen Usubaliev

Head of the analytical center "Prudent Solutions", specialist in international relations

Farkhod Tolipov

Political scientist, the director of the non-governmental scientific and educational institution "Bilim Carvoni" (Tashkent, Uzbekistan)

Komron Khidoyatzoda

Editor of diplomatic messenger "MISSION"

Yevgeniy Khon

Economist

Khursand Khurramov

Political scientist

Andrey Chebotaryov

Director оf Centre for Contemporary Research «Alternativa» (Kazakhstan)

Ajar Chekirova

PhD candidate at the Department of Political Science at the University of Illinois in Chicago

Irina Chernykh

Chief Researcher at the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Doctor of History, Professor

Sherzod Shamiev

Graduate of the OSCE Academy, researcher at the Z-Analytics (Tajikistan)

Bahrom Sharipov

PhD in Economics

Iskender Sharsheev

Economist, Executive Director of the Association of Foreign Investors (Bishkek)

Eratov Iskender

Independent expert

Chinara Esengul

Senior Advisor for the conflicts prevention, UNDP

Guly Yuldasheva

Dilmurad Yusupov

PhD student at the Institute of Development Studies of the University of Sussex, participant of CABAR.asia School of Analytics (Tashkent)

Yuliy Yusupov

Economist, director of Center for Economic Development (Tashkent)

Ildar Yakubov

Candidate of Political Sciences (Tashkent)