COVID-19 highlights the need for access to clean water

As healthcare workers across the globe unanimously promoted frequent handwashing as the most effective element in preventing COVID-19, Viloyat Valieva, a 48-year-old teacher from Laboba, Khatlon, grew more concerned about hers and her fellow-villagers’ disproportionate vulnerability to the disease due to lack of access to clean water.

“Water Quality in Central Asia”

The objective of the project was to contribute to the development of efficient and coordinated national policies with regard to water-quality aspects of integrated water resources management in Central Asia. As a result of the UNDA project, the five countries, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, sharing water resources in Central Asia have for the …

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Pilot Project in Central on Payments for Ecosystem Services

An assessment of the proposed five pilot sites was conducted within the CAREC Project on “Payment for Ecosystem Services in the Issyk-Kul oblast”. The project is implemented by the Regional Environmental Center of Central Asia (CAREC) with support of the State Agency on Environmental Protection and Forestry of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Issyk-Kul oblast state administration of …

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is an operational scientific web-mapping tool for the regional monitoring of land and water use efficiency in the irrigated croplands of the transboundary Aral Sea Basin (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Afghanistan). WUEMoCA provides access to essential indicator groups: • Land use – net irrigated area, share of crop acreage in the irrigated area, …

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