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  • 15 Mar 2019- 11:53 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE Eurasianet The site where the clashes have broken out have seen regular outbreaks of violence over the years. Disagreements have stemmed out of a failure to coordinate shared use of basic resources, such as irrigation water from rivers running
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan In what might be considered a completion of “Phase 1”, the first of six turbines of Tajikistan’s controversial Rogun hydroelectric dam went online on November 16. The $3.9 Billion USD 3600 megawatt project will double the country’s
  • 31 May 2018- 10:32 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE MENAFN Dushanbe will host the International High-level Conference on International Decade for Action 'Water for Sustainable Development 2018-2028" to be held June 20-22 at the initiative of the Tajik government and in cooperation with the
  • 11 Apr 2018- 12:05 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE Radio Free Europe Tajikistan's foreign minister Sirojidin Aslov says Dushanbe is expecting a Russian delegation to attend an international conference on water resources in Central Asia that it is hosting in June. Access to water has been a
  • 11 Nov 2016- 08:15 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE The public relations exercise of Tajikistan's president Emomali Rahmon marked a major stride toward finally building the Rogun hydropower plant — a project that could, when completed, solve Tajikistan’s electricity shortage woes
  • 6 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE The Financial The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $30 million financial assistance including a $5 million grant and technical assistance from the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) to boost agriculture production and food security by
  • 1 Sep 2016- 04:47 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE The Times of Central Asia Viorel Gutu, Representative of Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) in Tajikistan, announced on Tuesday that FAO will launch a new global initiative named “Coping with water scarcity in agriculture: a global
  • 26 Jul 2016- 08:46 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times The government of Tajikistan and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) have co-organized a high-level symposium on sustainable management of water, which is scheduled to be held in Dushanbe on August 9.
  • 2 Mar 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajikistan's President Emomali Rahkmon this week warned Tajik citizens, as well as other countries in the region, of the risk of drought this year, and urged them to save water and put aside food. "Snowless winter and early
  • 13 Aug 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajikistan has made progress in reforming its water sector and in drawing attention to water issues worldwide, but the country must make efforts to improve sanitation, Léo Heller, the UN’s Special Rapporteur on the human right to
  • 18 Jun 2015- 09:13 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE The Diplomat Everyone agrees water is a growing problem in the region, but the states of Central Asia can’t agree on what to do. Scarcity Transnational Issues Dushanbe Tajikistan
  • 17 Jun 2015- 08:51 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE The almost 2,000 participants  at a June 9-10 international conference in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe, heard more than 70 reports at the gathering; yet despite numerous statements of concern, the meeting produced no substantive
  • 12 Jun 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Delegates at a two-day international water conference in the Tajik capital this week adopted the Dushanbe Declaration, which calls for more coordinated action by world leaders to promote "green development,” strengthen cross
  • 11 Jun 2015- 09:12 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE UNICEF Some 60 children and young people today told the International High Level Conference on Water for Life here that the world’s youth must be fully engaged in the effort to bring safe and sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene to the most
  • 10 Jun 2015- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon this week urged Central Asian nations to forge a consensus on management of shared water resources. In his opening remarks at a high-level international conference on “Implementation of the