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  1. China, Kazakhstan Sign New Agreements

    15 Dec 2014- 10:26 by Local Press Report ASTANA Xinhua China and Kazakhstan, a pair of traditional friends, see eye to eye with each other all the more with a series of newly-signed cooperative deals worth about 14 billion U.S. dollars. The agreements wer ...

    Local Press Report - 12/15/2014 - 10:26

  2. Kazakh President, Agriculture Minister Discuss Water Scarcity

    20 Nov 2014- 10:27 by Local Press Report ASTANA Turkish Weekly Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has received chairman of the Committee for Water Resources of the Ministry of Agriculture Islam Abishev today, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda's pr ...

    Local Press Report - 11/20/2014 - 10:27

  3. Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan to Sign Bilateral Agreements

    19 Nov 2014- 10:46 by Local Press Report ASTANA AzerNews Uzbek President Islam Karimov plans to visit Kazakhstan with an official visit in late November 2014, a source in the Uzbek government circles told Trend. "It is planned to sign several bilater ...

    Local Press Report - 11/19/2014 - 10:46

  4. Kazakh, Kyrgyz Presidents Reaffirm Relationship

    10 Nov 2014- 10:30 by Local Press Report ASTANA The Astana Times Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev reaffirmed their two countries’ growing economic and cooperative relationship during the Nov. 7 fourth Supreme I ...

    Local Press Report - 11/10/2014 - 10:30

  5. Donors Pledge Nearly $3 Billion to Save Drying Aral Sea

    3 Nov 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent URGENCH, Uzbekistan International donors last week pledged $2.9 billion USD to help save the Aral Sea, which was once the world’s fourth-largest inland lake but is now almost completely dry. The funding-- annou ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/03/2014 - 10:34

  6. Kazakhstan Needs Better Waste Management

    10 Oct 2014- 09:58 by Local Press Report ASTANA Waste Management World In just two decades as an independent country, Kazakhstan has made great strides, but waste management is a problem area and a major brake on economic growth, explains Usen Suleimen, A ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2014 - 09:58

  7. Kazakhstan Hosts Desertification Conference

    3 Oct 2014- 10:48 by Local Press Report ASTANA Tengri News The Conference "Desertification in Central Asia: Assessment, Prediction, Control" has taken place on September 25-27 in Astana, Tengrinews reports citing the press service of the Kazakh ...

    Local Press Report - 10/03/2014 - 10:48

  8. Aral Sea Almost Completely Dry: NASA

    30 Sep 2014- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Central Asia's Aral Sea-- once the world's fourth-largest inland lake-- is now almost completely dried up, the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration said this ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/30/2014 - 10:46

  9. World Bank, International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea Sign MoU

    9 Sep 2014- 10:44 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Insurancenews.net The International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea signed today a Memorandum of Understanding, which strengthens their cooperation aimed at improving water management, social, economic a ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2014 - 10:47

  10. Dust Storm Causes Water, Electricity Outages in Kazakhstan

    12 Aug 2014- 10:07 by Local Press Report AKTAU Tengri News A severe dust storm has left Aktau city in western Kazakhstan without water and electricity,Tengrinews reports citing Aktau Business. The disaster hit the city in Mangistau Oblast on Sunday, Augus ...

    Local Press Report - 08/12/2014 - 10:07

  11. World Bank, Kazakhstan Plan Further Improvements to North Aral Sea

    11 Jul 2014- 10:02 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Bank During the visit to Kyzylorda region, World Bank Regional Director for Central Asia Saroj Kumar Jha and Vice-Minister of Environment and Water Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan Yerla ...

    Local Press Report - 07/11/2014 - 10:02

  12. Kazakh Lake Severely Polluted

    9 Jul 2014- 10:30 by Local Press Report ASTANA Tengrinews An unidentified grey mass has polluted the shores of Lake Shalkar in West Kazakhstan Oblast, Tengrinews reports citing Moi Gorod. Local residents tell of a long streak of a smelly grey mush caking ...

    Local Press Report - 07/09/2014 - 10:30

  13. World Bank Releases Draft Assessment for Tajikistan’s Rogun Hydropower Project

    20 Jun 2014- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank this week published its draft assessments of Tajikistan’s controversial Rogun Hydropower Dam, for discussion at the fifth information-sharing and consultation meeti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/25/2014 - 11:46

  14. Post-2015 Development Goals Must Address Environment, Inequality, Poverty: ADB

    6 May 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan The UN post-2015 global development agenda, which will replace the Millennium Development Goals when they expire next year, should focus on “unfinished business,” primarily in the areas of en ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2014 - 10:21

  15. World Bank Approves $103 Million Loan to Kazakhstan for Irrigation

    30 Apr 2014- 10:04 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Bank The Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan signed a $102.9 million loan agreement with the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) to support efficient water use and ...

    Local Press Report - 04/30/2014 - 10:04