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  1. OIC Launches Food Security Foundation

    27 Jun 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has launched a Food Security Foundation to help coordinate agricultural policies in member countries and support water resource management ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/28/2013 - 10:02

  2. Kazakhstan Looks to Divert Irtysh River

    21 Jun 2013- 09:50 by Local Press Report ASTANA Tengri News Kazakhstan Ministry of Regional Development has suggested to divert the Irtysh River flow into the central part of the country, YK-news.kz reports. A delegation from the Regional Development ...

    Local Press Report - 06/21/2013 - 09:50

  3. Aral Sea Has Stopped Retreating: Russian Scientists

    21 Jun 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Director of Oceanography at the Russian Academy of Sciences announced on June 18 that new fieldwork has shown the retreat of the Aral Sea has stabilized and for the first time in almost 50 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/21/2013 - 10:06

  4. Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan Call on UN to Review Dams

    17 Jun 2013- 10:19 by Local Press Report ASTANA Tengri News The presidents of Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan called Friday for the United Nations to review the potential impact of two disputed hydroelectric dams proposed by their regional rivals Tajikistan and ...

    Local Press Report - 06/17/2013 - 10:19

  5. Kazakhstan Facing Severe Water Shortages; Environment Minister Says

    7 Jun 2013- 09:45 by Local Press Report ASTANA Central Asia Online Kazakhstan is in danger of facing a 14 billion cu. metre annual water shortage by 2030, Environment Protection Minister Nurlan Kapparov June 5 warned at a Central Communications Service ...

    Local Press Report - 06/07/2013 - 09:45

  6. Kazakhstan Moves to Lift Restrictions on Water Concessions

    6 Jun 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The lower house of Kazakhstan’s  Parliament on June 5 passed a bill in the second reading on expansion of public-private partnerships. The bill lifts restrictions on granting concessions for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/06/2013 - 10:10

  7. Kazakh Official Details Mistakes Made in Clean Water Program

    Kazakh MP Aikyn Konurov last week detailed ongoing mistakes being made in the course of the country’s Ak Bulak (Clean Water) Program and proposed that the prime minister take measures to address them. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 09:59

  8. Tajik President Outlines Main Water Problems in Central Asia

    Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon detailed what he said were the five main water management problems facing Central Asia during this week’s Second Asia-Pacific Water Summit in Chiang Mai, Thailand. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/24/2013 - 10:06

  9. EBRD Joins With Kazakhstan to Improve Waste, Water Management

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    Local Press Report - 05/22/2013 - 10:06

  10. Kazakh Official Critical of Country's Water Supply System

    Water companies in Kazakhstan are bloated and inefficient, and do not prioritize water conservation, according to Kayrat Shayzhanov, head of the Public Services Department at Kazakhstan’s Center of the Modernization and Development of Housing and Public ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 10:03

  11. Potential for Water Conflicts in Central Asia Is Huge: Expert

    There is no simple solution to water problems in Central Asia and potential for conflicts there is huge, according to Matthias Kramer, a professor at the Dresden University of Technology and participant of the German Water Partnership. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/17/2013 - 14:10

  12. Kazakhstan Has Failed at Resolving Drinking Water Problems: Official

    Most Kazakh provinces have not managed to resolve their drinking water supply issues, the country’s deputy prosecutor general, Zhakyp Asanov, told a national online seminar on May 3. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/07/2013 - 10:21

  13. South Kazakhstan Prosecutors’ Office Finds Financial Violations in Drinking Water Program

    Some of the state funds allocated for the Drinking Water Program in South Kazakhstan Province have disappeared and some have been wasted, the South Kazakhstan Prosecutors’ Office said on April 20. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/25/2013 - 10:16

  14. 96 Percent of Rural Kazakh Water Subsidized

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    Local Press Report - 04/23/2013 - 10:39

  15. Iran Gives Green Light for Caspian Sea Water Transfer, Raising Concerns in Russia

    Iran last week announced the launch of a $1.5 billion USD project to bring water from the Caspian Sea to its central desert for drinking and irrigation purposes. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/22/2013 - 10:13

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