Community Empowerment Network (CEN) Website

Donor: World Bank Institute

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Duration: September 2005 - May 2006

Center for Economic Research within a framework of its activities on Uzbekistan Development Gateway project has been announced by the World Bank Institute as a grant winner for creation and maintenance of a website for Community Empowerment Network (CEN) for Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The website will be created and maintained on the basis of the Central Asian Gateway on development issues that is being developed by the CER in partnership with UNDP and Development Gateway Foundation. One of the aims of the CEN is to allow for knowledge sharing across countries and using means of ICT is the way to do so. It has been decided to develop a platform based on unique UzDG experience and developments, for using the Internet to connect the national CEN Networks and to make content on community empowerment more accessible throughout the region.