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  1. First Turbine Goes Onstream At Rogun Dam

    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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/22/2018 - 12:04

  2. Guterres Highlights Water Cooperation at Security Council Briefing on Afghanistan and Central Asia

    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, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/24/2018 - 05:03

  3. Drought, Conflicts Leave More Countries in Need of Food Aid: FAO

    3 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy El Niño-induced droughts and conflict have raised the number of countries in need of external food assistance to 37 as of June 1st, according to the latest edition of the Crop Prospects and Food Sit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:54

  4. UNEP Report Highlights Dam-Building as Source of Geopolitical Risk in Trans-boundary River Basins

    4 May 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States A new assessment of the world’s trans-boundary river basins by the United Nations Environmental Group (UNEP) has identified “hotspots” for potential conflict in the next 15 to 30 ye ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2016 - 11:31

  5. Drought, Floods, Conflict Leave 34 Countries in Need of Food Assistance: FAO

    10 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Drought, floods and civil conflicts have left 34 countries-- 27 of them in Africa and the rest in Asia-- in need of food assistance, according to a new report from the United Nations Food and Agric ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2016 - 10:46

  6. UNICEF Seeks $2.8 Billion to Reach 43 Million Children

    28 Jan 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) this week issued an appeal for $2.8 billion USD to reach 43 million children around the world. The largest portion of the appeal-- $1.16 billion ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/28/2016 - 10:15

  7. Afghanistan Could Take More Water From Amu Darya River: Russian Analyst

    6 Nov 2014- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Afghanistan could start withdrawing a much greater volume of water from the Amu Darya River to irrigate its farms, uner a project funded by Arab nations, a Russian analyst said this week. Yevgeni ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/06/2014 - 10:53

  8. 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

  9. Former US Congressman Urges Support for Tajikistan’s Rogun Dam

    12 Mar 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Support for Tajikistan’s controversial $3 billion USD, 3,600-megawatt Rogun Dam project should be a priority in American foreign policy in Central Asia, according to a former US c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/12/2014 - 10:04

  10. Turkmenistan Approves Amendments to Water Code

    4 Mar 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan The Turkmen Parliament on March 1 approved amendments to the country’s Water Code, with the goal of protecting and more effectively using scarce water resources. Integrated Water Resource ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2014 - 10:24

  11. EU Urged to Support Tajikistan’s Rogun Hydropower Project

    3 Feb 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union must support Tajikistan’s Rogun Hydropower Project in order to ensure “that the Tajiks may fulfil their full potential by turning water into energy as an instrument of peace ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2014 - 10:04

  12. South Korean Company to Rehabilitate Wastewater Networks in Uzbek City

    13 Jun 2013- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TERMEZ, Uzbekistan South Korea’s Shindong Enercom Inc. has signed an $18.5 million USD contract with the Uzbek Communal Services Agency, Uzkommunhizmat, to rehabilitate wastewater networks in the Uzbek city of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/14/2013 - 09:43

  13. Tajikistan President Hopeful of "Solidarity" With Kyrgyzstan Over Rogun Dam

    Tajik President Emomali Rahmon said he is hopeful that Tajikistan and fellow upstream country Kyrgyzstan could achieve solidarity on the issue of the controversial Rogun hydropower project. ...

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

  14. Tajikistan's Rogun Dam Important for US Security

    Tajikistan – a former Soviet republic in Central Asia – may hold a key to economic and political progress in the region that is vital to U.S. ...

    Local Press Report - 05/22/2013 - 08:46

  15. Central Asian Countries Assess Impacts of Rogun Hydropower Project

    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. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/18/2013 - 09:11

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