Central Asian Development
Institute (CADI)

Who We Are?

Established in 2011

Independent regional analytical and research organisation providing research and consulting services in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan

Our Team and Core Competencies

15 researchers in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan

Application of qualitative, quantitative and mixed research methods

Track record: more than 40 research and consulting projects since 2011

International academic backgrounds with regional and international project management experience

Research Expertise and Focus Areas

  • Business and entrepreneurship
  • Political economy
  • Economic and social development
  • Governance
  • Energy
  • Risk analysis
  • Innovation policy
  • Climate change and water management
  • Agriculture
  • IT infrastructure and telecommunications
  • Transport, trade and infrastructure
  • Urban and rural development

Services We Provide

  • Collection of macro- and micro-level data in Central Asia
  • Qualitative and quantitative research
  • Market research and policy analysis
  • Consulting services (sectoral investment analysis, risk assessment analysis, assessment of market entry strategies by sector, stakeholder mapping in Central Asia)

  1. Elite interviewing in Central Asia
  2. Data collection in Central Asia