social entrepreneurship

Commentary: Hybrid Business -- The Risks in the Kremlin's Weaponization of the Economy

"How many divisions does the pope have?" Josef Stalin was meant to...

'Slowly, Change is Coming': Life for Women in the Post-Soviet World

From bride kidnapping to the gender pay gap, women in the 15...

Central Asia: Trying to Give Social Entrepreneurship a Boost

A non-profit alliance co-founded by organizations including the Agha Khan Foundation, USAID...

Turkmenistan Weekly Roundup

Issue 10 (2012) March 23 - 30, 2012 *For Breaking News See...

Uzbekistan: Tashkent Clears Out The Little People Ahead Of Independence Day

For Saidulla, a shop owner at Tashkent's Farkhad Bazaar, Independence Day ceremonies...

Afghanistan: ICRC Grapples with Rise in Number of War-Related Civilian Casualties

In response to Afghan government concerns, Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the commander of...

Uzbekistan: Government Touts Jobs Creation Scheme amid Rampant Unemployment

The Uzbek government says it will create 950,000 jobs in 2010 --...

Azerbaijan: A Tale of Two Entrepreneurial Environments

This is a tale of two seemingly different countries that is actually...

Azerbaijan: Two Reports Paint Sharply Different Picture of Baku's Business Climate

This is a tale of two seemingly different countries that is actually...

Kazakhstan: Mine Safety Back in Spotlight after Fatal Accident

Safety at Kazakhstan's mines is back in the spotlight after 2008 opened...

Uzbekistan: Karimov Reappraises Andijon

Uzbek President Islam Karimov's removal of Andijon Governor Saydullo Begaliev on October...

Corruption and Poverty Threaten Kyrgyz Growth Forecasts

For much of the past year Kyrgyzstan has experienced political turmoil that...

A Year Later, Central Asian Economies Have Not Changed Course

The September 11 terrorist attacks thrust Central Asian states into the spotlight....