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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
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
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
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
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, “ Wa ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/17/2014 - 10:45
11 Jul 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan On July 8th, the government of Kyrgyzstan announced a $23 million USD project to upgrade the fresh and wastewater infrastructure in the capital city, Bishkek. The project is being carried o ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/11/2014 - 10:03
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
26 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan took a unified stance on water use and other environmental issues in the region when leaders of both countries met during the International Conference on Water Co ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/26/2013 - 10:02