‘Germany completes 29 projects in Baghlan province’ — Wadsom com says Seven irrigation canals, one road and 21 schools projects were handed over

Germany handed over 29 newly completed projects to the local government in Baghlan province that it built as part of its Stabilization Program for Northern Afghanistan (SPNA). The project was completed at a total reported cost of AFN 410.5 million ($714,909). At the inauguration ceremony, the country’s Consul General to northern Afghanistan, Dr. Zimmerman handed…

Copenhagen in Denmark is biking heaven for the cyclist with over 390 kilometres of designated bike lanes — watch videos, read and view more / New plans for London, UK

A journey around Copenhagen’s bicycle innovations   More Than Green   Published on 7 Aug 2014 This tour shows the latest bicycle innovations in Copenhagen: a wonderful new bridge (the Cycle Snake); the Green Wave, where cyclists going 20 Km/hr get the green light and might never have to stop because green LEDs are built…

4 schools, a teacher training center and a hospital inaugurated in Kunduz — Wadsam com on German funded, implemented by AKDN and partners projects

 As part of its stabilization program for northern Afghanistan, the Afghan-German Cooperation handed over six newly constructed buildings to local government in several districts of Kunduz province on Sunday. Four schools opened in Kunduz city and in the districts of Aliabad and Chardara. A new teacher training center was officially inaugurated in Qalai Zal district…

China to establish $40B Silk Road infrastructure fund — Central Asia News Net

BEIJING – China will contribute $40 billion to set up a Silk Road infrastructure fund to boost connectivity across Asia, President Xi Jinping announced on Saturday, the latest Chinese project to spread the largesse of its own economic growth.China has dangled financial and trade incentives before, mostly to Central Asia but also to countries in…

Up to $2.5 Trillion Needed for South Asia Infrastructure — World Bank

South Asia can use public and private investment to plug the infrastructure gap.   Washington, April 2, 2014—South Asia needs to spend as much as $2.5 trillion on infrastructure by 2020 to bring its power grids, roads and water supplies up to the standard needed to serve its growing population, a World Bank report says.  …

World Bank Announces US$1 Billion Pledge to Africa’s Great Lakes Region, Targeting Energy, Roads, Agriculture, Cross-Border Trade, Health, and Jobs

KINSHASA, DRC, MAY 22, 2013–On the first day of an historic joint United Nations/World Bank Group mission to the Great Lakes region, the World Bank Group announced $1 billion in proposed new funding to help countries in the region provide better health and education services, generate more cross-border trade, and fund hydroelectricity projects in support…

USAID, Aga Khan Foundation to construct cross-border power transmission lines between Tajikistan and Afghanistan – Asia Plus News

DUSHANBE, December 3, 2012, Asia-Plus  — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through its contractor Tetra Tech ES and the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) have allocated grants with the purpose of electrification of the Cross Border Community of Viyod village in the Shugnan Vulusvoli of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (IRA). “snip” The…

CAREC Ministers Agree on $23 Billion Action Plan to Boost Central Asia Links – Asian Development Bank org

Regional cooperation and integration; Transport and ICT WUHAN, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA – Ministers of the 10 Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program nations have agreed on a plan to implement more than $23 billion in new regional transport infrastructure projects, together with energy and trade initiatives, aimed at creating seamless connectivity and greater…