With the aim to improve regional connectivity, cut transport costs, and increase competitiveness, the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program has been developing 6 transport corridors since 1997.
Roads are a key element of Kazakhstan’s transport system: they provide access to rural areas and facilitate transit traffic and in-country movement. Despite this, much of the country’s road network was for a long time in poor condition.
Owing to economic and institutional reforms and sound macroeconomic policies, Georgia’s economy grew at an annual average of nearly 6% between 2004 and 2013. Reforms that strengthened public finances, improved business climate, fought corruption, liberalized trade, and upgraded infrastructure led to an impressive annual average growth of more than 9% between 2004 and 2008.
In mid−2000s, Madhya Pradesh in central India suffered from high electricity losses and poor service levels due to antiquated electrical distribution systems, particularly in the rural areas. This was the result of many years of insufficient funding for the expansion and maintenance of the systems.