«Uzbekistan’s agriculture is one of sectors of the economy which is the most regulated by the state. The property rights of main large agricultural producers, farmers, are extremely weakly protected; methods for regulating their activities are in fact taken from the Soviet past. The markets for many types of agricultural products and production resources and services for the sector are not developed. The agrarian sector is in a desperate need of reform,» – notes economist from Tashkent Yuli Yusupov in his article for cabar.asia.
“Development of language and its adaptation is a meticulous, consistent work with necessary resources that takes decades,” Ermek Baisalov, editor of cabar.asia analytical materials, writes in his article.
On February 27, 2019, the IWPR Representative Office in Central Asia, analytical platform cabar.asia and Center for Chinese Studies “China Center” in Almaty organized a round table on the topic “Sinology in Kazakhstan: the current state and prospects”.
«In 2018, applicants with I and II disability group exercised their right to receive higher education in consequence of an additional two-percent quota in Uzbekistan. This is a significant first step in promoting access to higher education for people with disabilities. How effective are the measures of positive discrimination and can quota allocation ensure accessibility of higher education for people with disabilities?», – an expert Dilmurad Yusupov provides answers to these questions in his article, specifically written for cabar.asia.
«In accordance with the decline in the education level, the interest in Russian language starts to grow in Turkmenistan. The language inherited from the vanished Soviet empire creates an information environment incomparable in competitiveness with the official one», – notes the author from Turkmenistan in an article written specifically for cabar.asia.
«Russian language still occupies in Tajikistan a very important place. It is used in many professional spheres, but the proficiency level is being reduced in comparison with other Central Asian countries», -notes a political analyst Muslimbek Buriev in his article written specifically for analytical platform cabar.asia.
“If Uzbek language is the state language, first of all, it is needed to “create” this language, “unitize” and introduce into scientific circulation. The actual absence of Uzbek language in science and art impedes its development as a national one”, – notes an independent researcher Bakhtiyor Alimdjanov in his article written specifically for the analytical platform cabar.asia.
«To achieve the goals set by the authorities of Kazakhstan, religious studies in schools should not become an ordinary school subject for the sole purpose of acquiring new knowledge, but should lead to an increase in tolerance among the youth and unity through diversity», – notes an independent researcher Meruert Seidumanova in her article written specifically for analytical platform cabar.asia.
«The processes related to the implementation of Rogun Dam project have shown that Tajikistan can progressively plan and implement its long-term development programme. This discourse depends, first of all, on the political will and, secondly, on the citizens’ understanding of the project significance, i.e. social basis,» – political analyst Sherali Rizoyon wrote in his article for the analytical platform cabar.asia.
“The activities of the police in Kazakhstan are mainly focused on protecting the regime and, to a lesser extent, on meeting the needs of the population for the protection of public order. The authorities began to demonstrate some readiness for limited reform only with the growth of social discontent. This is the main difference and hope that the reform agenda has a chance to form a movement in the right direction”, – political analyst Dimash Alzhanov notes in his article written specifically for the analytical platform cabar.asia.