Uzbek farmers are learning about greenhouse management, food safety, fruit and vegetable exports, and other areas of agribusiness.
Tajik national Tolib Khasanov is the most recent farmer to sign with Ecolog International, which delivered more than 2,000 tonnes of food from southern Tajikistan in 2017 to feed the troops.
The international trade fair especially highlighted ties between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
Astana will soon become the region's primary financial hub and 'one of the leading financial centres in Asia', say Kazakh officials.
More than a quarter of foreign investments in Uzbekistan during the first four months of 2018 came from the United States, the Central Bank of Uzbekistan reports.
A recent report advises Tajikistan 'to ensure macro-financial [stability], increase the efficiency of public institutions and close major infrastructure gaps, while investing in health and education'.
Residents of rural areas in Kazakhstan are learning how to start their own businesses.
Successful business owners shared their experiences with aspiring entrepreneurs at the LEVEL UP forum, highlighting the role of modern technology in successful businesses.
Fortune 500 companies, major food brands and other US-based companies are taking an interest in Uzbekistan's burgeoning market.
The Regional Small Business Programme will provide online training and a knowledge-sharing platform for financial institutions in Central Asia.