Alberto Turkstra

OpinionStakeholder Opinion
Central Asia 02-06-2021

The Last Frontier: Energy investments in Uzbekistan reach new heights

A recent deal stands out because it is the first fully privately financed project in the Uzbek energy sector and also the largest EU private sector investment in Uzbekistan, writes Alberto Turkstra.
OpinionStakeholder Opinion
Central Asia 09-02-2021

Kazakhstan’s economy: Short-term recovery and long-term structural transformation

Two key speeches by President Tokayev in January revealed important clues as to the direction Kazakhstan will take this and the coming years on the political, economic and social fronts.  Alberto Turkstra has had a deeper look.
Central Asia 14-01-2021

Step-by-step democratisation serves Kazakhstan well

Step-by-step democratisation has suited Kazakhstan’s national circumstances and interests well, writes Alberto Turkstra who visited Kazakhstan on the occasion of the 10 January parliamentary elections.
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Central Asia 12-06-2020

Thoughts on President Tokayev’s First Anniversary as President of Kazakhstan

One year into President Tokayev’s Presidency, we can already observe a commitment to political reform, a listening state, civic engagement, enhanced state-society dialogue, building trust, economic diversification , and investing in human capital.