Kazakhstan had participated in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) for the fourth time. The test results fell below the performance of previous years. Research suggests the relationship between funding and quality of education. (more…)
«Against the background of expanding the powers of the law enforcement agencies and limiting control mechanisms, the risks of corruption, unlawful actions and abuse of authority has increased,» mentioned by researcher Anna Zubenko, in her article written specifically for CABAR.asia.
Tajik journalist Abdullo Gurbati, who has been assaulted, is confident that it was planned. Experts say that this attack has many similarities to previous attacks on journalists. (more…)
The administration has officially designated 2020 a year devoted to “regional development, the support of children, and the country’s digitization.” The two prior years also bore this labeling. Issues of development, self-sufficiency, and manageability in the regions are more acute than ever given the pandemic, the ensuing isolation – an isolation that is also internal – and the global economic crisis. (more…)
«While the situation is very favorable along the border with Uzbekistan and China, the Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan borders alert major challenges, » political analyst Muslimbek Buriev examines nuances and challenges along Tajikistan’s borders in an article just for CABAR.asia. (more…)
“Working with China would help Central Asia to weather the crisis and identify a new economic growth point, but it would take a more rigorous policy on the eastern neighbor”, Anton Bugaenko, a sinologist and chief expert of the Chinese and Asian studies program at the Institute of World Economics and Politics, notes in his article just for CABAR.asia (more…)
In April 2020, a decree was issued on the establishment of the Public Chamber under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The activity of the chamber is to establish a dialogue between the state, citizens, and civil society institutions. Political scientist Sanjar Saidov shared some views on the creation and future work of this chamber, in an article for CABAR.asia.
«An average Kazakh citizen that steadily allocates 100% of his salary to savings will need about 11 years to purchase a 540-square-foot apartment, » notes project manager at Eurasian Center for People Management and CABAR.asia School of Analytics participant, Aslan Nurzhanov in the article. (more…)
The publication “Analytical Centers in Central Asia: between science, society and authority” was developed by the IWPR Representative Office in Central Asia together with analysts of the regional analytical platform CABAR.asia. (more…)
«One should not expect a radical alteration of the current management system and economic model from the future government and the team of Rustam Emomali», – mentioned Parviz Mullodzhanov, a political analyst from Tajikistan in his article for CABAR.asia.