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  1. Turkmenistan to Fund New Projects to Protect Aral Sea

    13 May 2016- 08:48 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT Azer News Turkmenistan has launched large scale projects to ameliorate ecological environment of Aral Sea region.One of the main steps taken by the government for the solution of Aral Sea ecological proble ...

    Local Press Report - 05/13/2016 - 08:48

  2. Turkmenistan's Deputy PM Appointed to IFAS Board

    5 May 2016- 08:28 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT Cihan News Agency Turkmenistan has appointed Deputy Prime Minister Recep Bazarov as a board member of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (IFAS). Environment Policy Regulation Transnational Issue ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2016 - 08:28

  3. Turkmenistan Takes "Concrete Steps" to Tackle Water, Energy Issues

    16 Jul 2015- 09:22 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT AzerNews Turkmenistan is taking concrete steps to address water and water-energy issues at the national level and contributes to the regional and international cooperation on this issue, Turkmen media said ...

    Local Press Report - 07/16/2015 - 09:22

  4. UN Secretary General Urges Water Cooperation in Central Asia

    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 co ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2015 - 11:00

  5. Turkmen President Urges UN Water Strategy

    14 Apr 2015- 10:03 by Local Press Report DAEGU Azer News Speaking at World Water Forum VII, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov voiced an initiative for developing a UN water strategy. The president said water problems today cannot be considered ...

    Local Press Report - 04/14/2015 - 10:03

  6. Kyrgyzstan Facing Water Deficit

    30 Mar 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan’s water reserves are now at 2.5 billion cubic meters, putting the country at risk of drinking water and irrigation deficits, Tashtanbay Sartov, deputy rector of education at the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/30/2015 - 10:56

  7. Turkmenistan Prepares for Caspian Meeting

    16 Feb 2015- 10:50 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT Vestnik The Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan had discussed preparations for the proposals for the upcoming meeting of the ad hoc working group on the Caspian Sea on March 4-5 in Baku. Turkmenistan' ...

    Local Press Report - 02/16/2015 - 10:50

  8. Security Council Commends UN Peace Efforts in Central Asia

    26 Jan 2015- 11:00 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT India Gazette The Security Council today celebrated the role of the United Nations regional office in assisting countries in Central Asia confront a range of threats, from terrorism to trans-national drug ...

    Local Press Report - 01/26/2015 - 11:00

  9. Turkmenistan Ratifies Two Agreements on Caspian Sea

    13 Nov 2014- 10:11 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT Trend News Agency Turkmen MPs approved and unanimously ratified two agreements on the Caspian Sea which were signed at the Caspian summit in Astrakhan in September 2014. The matter rests in the ratificatio ...

    Local Press Report - 11/13/2014 - 10:11

  10. Turkmenistan, Israel Discuss Cooperation

    12 Nov 2014- 10:52 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT Trend News Agency The political consultations were held between the Turkmen and Israeli foreign ministries in Ashgabat, the Turkmen government said Nov. 11. Tel Aviv’s delegation was headed by the director ...

    Local Press Report - 11/12/2014 - 10:52

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. Kyrgyz Scientists Recommend Charging for Use of Water Resources

    17 Oct 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan A working group of experts studying Kyrgyz glaciers this week called on the country's government to pass a law that would require payments for use of water from natural sources, as a w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/17/2014 - 10:25

  14. Central Asia the World's Biggest Water Waster

    8 Oct 2014- 10:15 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT Eurasia.net Turkmenistan, home of the Karakum Desert, is one of the most arid places on earth; it is also the globe's biggest water waster. But before other Central Asian states start tsk-tsking, a rec ...

    Local Press Report - 10/08/2014 - 10:19

  15. 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

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