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US$85 million Spent on University of Central Asia Construction in Naryn - Kabar Information Agency
The University of Central Asia in Naryn, currently under construction, is funded by Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). The total estimated spending of this University US$85 million. The new main campus building which will welcome students from September 2016, has been completed and final finish works are ongoing. This information was provided during a media tour on 8 September organised by AKDN, Kyrgyzstan.
Regional Development Spurs Country Growth - Kyrgyz Tuusu
For many years, the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) has been supporting the establishment of institutions and programmes which help to develop an economically dynamic, politically stable and intellectually and culturally vibrant Kyrgyz Republic. The Network provides necessary information and free of charge consultations for citizens of rural areas to improve their living conditions, and also renders financial assistance for their further development. In addition, much attention is paid to education, and several activities are carried out in Osh and Jalalabad cities.
University of Central Asia Constructs New Campuses with CONJECT’s Support
The construction of the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) three campuses in Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan is being supported by CONJECT, a leading supplier of cloud software for the whole life management of built assets.
Aga Khan works to build a better world - Calgary Herald
A palpable mood of prosperity hangs in the clear mountain air of Khorog, fuelled by construction of the University of Central Asia, a daring, seemingly illogical project by the resolute Aga Khan Development Network.
Calgary group brings hope to Central Asia - Calgary Herald
The craggy, geologically young mountains below me are said to be the soul of Kyrgyzstan. They are the highest ranges in Central Asia, covering 93 per cent of the country. Those who attempt to tame its steep valleys cling precariously to terraced slopes. In its high meadows, nomadic cattle herders have worked this wild landscape for more than 2,000 years.
Engaging Remote Mountain Communities with Knowledge, Information and Technology in Kyrgyzstan - Perspectives on Central Asia
In Kyrgyzstan, socio-economic disparities between urban and rural areas are considerable.These differences are particularly apparent with regard to access to knowledge and information and communication technology (ICT). Access to ICT is especially problematic for remote mountain areas. The pilot project eBilim is a mobile digital library housed in a minivan that visits ten villages each month and provides information resources for mountain communities.
Work on University of Central Asia begins - Southeast Asia Construction
UCA is currently constructing three residential campuses in Khorog, Tajikistan; Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic; and Tekeli, Kazakhstan. Each will include academic, athletic and residential facilities surrounded by landscaped parks and learning landscapes in which students and faculties will engage in applied studies and research
New village school in Tajikistan - Southeast Asia Construction
Construction of a new village school in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO), Tajikistan, has recently been completed. It will serve 150 students from the remote mountain villages of Vanqala and Pish in Khorog.
Research on sustainable land management in Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan lacks interface between research and action
The research on sustainable land management in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan lacks interface between research and action, proper understanding of social-ecological systems beyond simple cause-and-effect, finds the Research Brief "Strengthening Research for Sustainable Land Management in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan" by the Mountain Societies Research Institute of the University of Central Asia.
Central Asia Governments to adopt evidence-based processes for economic growth
"The public policy paradigm is also about a new way of working in government. It involves a process with defined cycles of policy development, such as agenda-setting, formulation, adoption, implementation, and assessment. Having a process is also a good way of working out competing interests and building coalitions in support of policy. Having an interest and lobbying for your interest is a normal part of how democracy works." - Speech by Dr Bohdan Krawchenko at the Opening the Doors of Policymaking in the South Caucasus and Central Asia, an Open Society conference held in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic.