Communication, Power, and Reform


Communication, Power, and Reform

05 November 2015

In the late 2000s, the Kyrgyz Republic faced periods of blackouts and electricity rationing during winters. In 2010, power and heat tariffs were sharply increased triggering wide public unrest and contributed to the downfall of the government. Asian Development Bank’s Power Sector Rehabilitation Project used project communication approaches to help rebuild trust in the country’s energy sector. The project also educated consumers about energy efficiency and the benefits of an effective tariff policy.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
05 Nov 2015 Presentation Kyrgyz Republic: Power Sector Rehabilitation Project Public Information Campaign
Communication plays a major role in energy sector reform and this was recognized in ADB’s Power Sector Rehabilitation Project in the Kyrgyz Republic. ...
Pei Ling Koh, Azamat Akeleev
05 Nov 2015 Highlights of the Event Communication, Power, and Reform
Given the sensitivity of power reforms in the Kyrgyz Republic, the objective of ADB's Power Sector Rehabilitation Project in the Kyrgyz Republic would...
Asian Development Bank


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