Cotton is one of the most contentious crops in the world due to its environmental and Human Rights implications. This article seeks to qualify the state of cotton’s negative impact in 2020 while demonstrating a path towards a more sustainable cotton industry.
Energy sector reform is moving quickly in Uzbekistan, and foreign direct investment (FDI) is skyrocketing. The country did not have an energy ministry until February of this year. Instead, the energy sector was in the portfolio of one of eight deputy prime ministers, who also covered metallurgy and geology. This excessive concentration of responsibilities was Read More…
Who Are The ISIS Militants of Central Asia? In light of recent bombings in #Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, Sandy Vingoe examines the role of Central Asian Militants in ISIS.
Research Analyst Michael Oshell explores Central Asia’s dependence on foreign remittances.
The entry of Chinese business into Central Asia has triggered a struggle for economic supremacy between Moscow and Beijing. Sandy Vingoe discusses what this would mean for the region.
Kevin Hempstead explores the troubling human rights records of Central Asian countries, specifically Uzbekistan and why more has not been done to try and stop human rights abuses in the region.