Kazakhstan: GDP down in H1 2020

According to the results of the first half of 2020, Kazakhstan’s GDP has decreased by 1.8%, while the forecast was -1.5%. This is due to the downturn in the service sector, despite the relaxation of quarantine measures and the opening of trade and catering facilities from mid-May. According to the National Bank, such industries, as…

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Georgia: solar power systems installed in highland villages without electricity

Solar power systems have been installed in highland villages that are not linked to the national electricity grid in Georgia’s eastern Akhmeta municipality. With the technical support of the USAID Energy Program 25 solar power systems have been installed for permanent resident families in the municipality, including the iconic mountainous region of Tusheti. Each solar…

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