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  • 15 Sep 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Disputes over shared water resources are exacerbating problems among Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, according to a new report by NGO the International Crisis Group. The report, “ Water Pressures in Central Asia,” published
  • 29 Jul 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajikistan has started water releases from the Kayrakkum Reservoir on the Syr Darya River to supply downstream Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan with needed irrigation water, Tajik Deputy Minister of Melioration and Water Resources Sulton
  • Tajikistan’s plans to construct the estimated $3 billion USD Roghun Hydropower Project on the Vakhsh River will not threaten regional security, according to World Bank Regional Director for Central Asia Saroj Kumar Jha.
  • Experts from throughout Central Asia gathered in Almaty, Kazakhstan last week to discuss the findings of impact assessment studies for Tajikistan’s proposed Rogun Hydropower Project.
  • Central Asian officials, NGOs and multilateral financing institutions will discuss Tajikistan’s massive and controversial Roghun hydropower project at the Second Meeting of Stakeholders and Civil Society on November 7.
  • 12 Oct 2011- 09:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajikistan could earn up to $100 million USD per year selling freshwater from high-altitude Lake Sarez, scientists said at an international conference in Dushanbe in late September.  The conference, organized by the Tajik Committee
  • 8 Jun 2011- 09:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan During her two-day mission to Tajikistan on May 22-23, Helen Clark, administrator of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), met with the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rakhmon and Tajik Foreign Minister Khamrokhon Zarifi to
  • 27 Jan 2011- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan (OOSKAnews) DUSHANBE, Tajikistan (OOSKAnews)-- The UN General Assembly in December adopted a resolution proclaiming 2013 “The International Year of Water Cooperation.” The idea of the International Water Cooperation Year came from
  • 17 Jan 2011- 19:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajik Ambassador to Pakistan Zubaidullo Zubaidov has refuted statements earlier this month regarding creation of a working group in Pakistan that would deal with saving the Aral Sea and rational use of transboundary waters.  Reports
  • 31 Mar 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan I he visit by Kazakh president Nursukan Nazarbaev to Tashkent, and by Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymuhammedov to Dushanbe in March is the evidence that the leaders of Central Asia are trying to find a solution to the water
  • 24 Feb 2010- 13:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan 1^ azakhstan will discuss water issues during its tenure as chair of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), Kazakh Ambassador to Tajikistan Abutalip Akhmetov told journalists in Dushanbe, the Tajik capital,
  • 15 Apr 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan u zbekistan and Kazakhstan appear to be taking a united stand against construction of new hydropower plants in Tajikistan and the Kyrgyz Republic. The urgent arrival in Uzbekistan of the Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Masimov on April