Category: <span>Greening Silk Road</span>

Letter to Dr. Kim: the World Bank fails to fulfill its promise on consultations in the Lake Baikal Basin

To: World Bank President Re: On MINIS Project in Mongolia Dear Dr. Kim: Recently we learned that bidding for Regional environmental assessment (REA) and Environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) of two sub-projects (flow regulation of the Orkhon River and construction of reservoir complex project and Shuren Hydro on Selenge …

NGOs voice major concerns regarding the conduct of the World Bank MINIS Project in Mongolia

  The Rivers without Boundaries Coalition issued the following list of urgent concerns on the way the MINIS Project is being carried out by the World Bank and Mongolian Government. For example, written comments submitted by the RwB-Mongolia -after consultations in Bulgan Province in April 2016 were not considered when …

OBOR: One Bridge – One River ? Sino-Russian Cooperation in Infrastructure Failed the First Test

  We always wonder how to measure progress of cooperation under China’s One Belt-One Road Initiative. Many different matrices and indices are being suggested by various authors. But some straightforward questions also help: Does project\program develop people-oriented economy in countries-partners? Do two sides have capacity to communicate and cooperate on …