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  • 4 Dec 2018- 08:54 by OOSKAnews Info NEW YORK NY, United States The UN Human Security Unit (HSU), in cooperation with Uzbekistan, Japan, Nigeria and Norway, has launched a "Multi-Partner Human Security Trust Fund" (MPHSTF) for the Aral Sea Region. The initiative marks a “new chapter for
  • 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
  • 16 Oct 2018- 16:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan The European Investment Bank (EIB) announced (October 15) two new loan facilities for Uzbekistan amounting to $232 Million USD for freshwater and energy efficiency initiatives. In completely different transactions, the European Bank
  • 22 Aug 2018- 09:38 by Local Press Report TASHKENT UZ Daily Tajikistan has no time to leave its neighbors without water as confirmed by the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon after talks with the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev. “On the contrary, today we agreed and instructed the
  • 30 May 2018- 09:08 by Local Press Report TASHKENT Azer News Uzbekistan intends to reduce the area of rice fields from 162,000 to 94,000 hectares due to water shortage. In a video-conference held in the capital on May 29, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev stressed that this year there were
  • 30 May 2018- 09:08 by Local Press Report TASHKENT The Tashkent Times The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a US$145 million loan to help improve water supply and sanitation services in the Republic of Karakalpakstan (RK), an autonomous republic in northwestern
  • 24 Jan 2018- 05:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New YORK NY “Regional cooperation offers opportunities to address common concerns, including counter-terrorist financing, improving border security, fostering dialogue with religious institutions and leaders, and countering human trafficking and drug
  • 10 Nov 2017- 09:21 by Local Press Report TASHKENT Trend News Agency Tashkent hosted one-day workshop, jointly led by the World Bank (WB) and the Ministry of Housing and Communal Services, to discuss reforms in the water supply and sanitation (WSS) sector, reads a message of the WB. The participants
  • 12 Jun 2017- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited the Aral Sea, June 10 – once the world's fourth largest inland sea, that has now shrunk to about a quarter of its original size due to human mismanagement –
  • 15 Nov 2016- 07:57 by Local Press Report TASHKENT Trend News Agency The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $120-million loan to improve access to safe, reliable, sustainable and affordable water supply services for over 260,000 inhabitants in the Kibray and Zangiota districts of Uzbekistan
  • 3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The government of Uzbekistan still opposes Tajikistan’s construction of the Rogun hydropower plant, a Russian expert said this week. Leonid Gusev, a senior research fellow at the Analytical Center of the International Studies Institute at
  • 31 Oct 2016- 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajikistan on October 29th started construction of the controversial $3.9 billion USD Rogun hydropower dam on the Vakhsh River. Following a ceremony attended by Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon, workers used explosives to divert the
  • 22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report TASHKENT EurasiaNet.org Twice this year, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have gone toe to toe over who should have ownership over the Kasan-sai reservoir, which is claimed by Uzbekistan despite lying several kilometers inside Kyrgyzstan. It is the flowing water,
  • 25 Jul 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN BATOR, Mongolia Russian officials raised the issue of Mongolian hydropower projects on the rivers that feed Lake Baikal on the sidelines of this month’s Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Ulan Bator. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Prikhodko said
  • 20 Jul 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev has sent a letter to his Tajik counterpart, Kohir Rasulzoda, reiterating his country’s opposition to Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The letter came after Tajik President Imomali

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