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Water resources of Tajikistan.

International Forum on Fresh Water (2003 Dushanbe, Tajikistan)

Water resources of Tajikistan.

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Published by Omu in Dushanbe .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water-supply -- Tajikistan -- Congresses,
  • Water quality -- Tajikistan -- Congresses,
  • Water resources development -- Tajikistan -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsInternational Year of Sweet Water (Program)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB788.T3 I58 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16420777M
    LC Control Number2007326661

    Downloadable! This paper provides a description of current state of water resources assessment in Tajikistan, their use for the agriculture development and maintenance of irrigation infrastructures. The Vakhsh and Pyandzh River Basins and its tributaries in Tajikistan were directly surveyed during an expedition within the framework of a Joint Research Project: Investigation of natural.   This book provides a focus on strategic flood risk management and is one in series of six books, which together consider three fundamental water resources management issues: river basin planning (Pegram et al., ), basin water allocation (Speed et al., ), and strategic flood risk management. The book focuses on strategic flood risk Cited by:   Table 1 shows hydro power resources of Central Asian countries (Petrov and Leonidova, ).From the point of RER, in particular, hydropower resources, Tajikistan is rich as compared with non-RER. Concerning hydropower Tajikistan occupies the first position in Central Asia, the second in former Soviet Union and the eighth position in the by: 7.


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Water resources of Tajikistan. by International Forum on Fresh Water (2003 Dushanbe, Tajikistan) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Muhabbatov KHM () The problems of formation and use of water resources in Tajikistan. Water resources of Kazakhstan and their use.

Water Econ Kaz 3(71)–30 (in Russian) Google Scholar Prokhorov AM (eds) () Great soviet encyclopedia, 3rd edn Part Author: Jilili Abuduwaili, Gulnura Issanova, Gulnura Issanova, Galymzhan Saparov.

Central Asia:: Tajikistan. The Pamir Mountains include some of the world's tallest peaks, soaring to heights of 7, m (24, ft). Centered in eastern Tajikistan, the Pamirs - part of the 'roof of the world' - are home to thousands of glaciers.

Among them is Fedchenko, which at 77 km (47 mi) is the longest glacier outside of the Earth's. Glaciers store water as snow and ice, releasing varying amounts of water into local streams depending on the season.

But many are shrinking as a result of climate change. River basins are a useful “natural unit” for the management of water resources and many of. WATER RESOURCES OF KAZAKHSTAN IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM 7 Water resources should be regarded as a constituent part of one hydrological process in the water catchment area of each river basin.

Under present conditions the river systems are a natural complex of interdependent entities, which as a whole make up the basin water management Size: 1MB. Water-resource management has included a new subdivision into certain geographic/geological zonal characteristics that enable better understandings, among which the water-stressed zone of physical scarcity applies best to Afghanistan, but also to a certain extent to Pakistan and Tajikistan.

Other water-related subdivision zones that also apply. Tajikistan is nestled between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan to the north and west, China to the east, and Afghanistan to the south. Mountains cover 93 percent of Tajikistan's surface area. The two principal ranges, the Pamir Mountains and the Alay Mountains, give rise to many glacier-fed streams and rivers, which have been used to irrigate farmlands since ancient times.

Uzbekistan started a new water-management ministry inand Tajikistan is restructuring the way it oversees water use. A dam in the northern part of. The Uzbek government is also facing another challenge which puts pressure on its water resources: a growing population.

Uzbekistan’s fertility rate is ; the population grows by almost a half. Tajikistan means the "Land of the Tajiks".

The suffix "-stan" is Persian for "place of" or "country" and Tajik is, most likely, the name of a pre-Islamic (before the seventh century A.D.) tribe. According to the Library of Congress's Country Study of Tajikistan, it is difficult to definitively state the origins of the word "Tajik" because the term is "embroiled in twentieth-century Capital and largest city: Dushanbe, 38°33′N 68°48′E.

Djumaboev, Kakhramon; Yuldashev, T. Effects of improving water use efficiency on water and energy savings in lift irrigated areas, Zafarabad district, Tajikistan [In Russian] Paper presented at the Scientific Conference Proceedings on Water for Sustainable Development in Central Asia.

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, March, 11p. The Effect of Climate Change on Water Resources and Programs Introduction The goal of this module is to educate water program managers, as well as the general public, on the expected effects of climate change on water resources and water programs.

This knowledge will help us to prepare for and adapt to the effects of climate change. There are a variety of resources on water, sanitation, the environment and hygiene, including: Statistics: for the latest data related to water, sanitation and hygiene, check out the UNICEF Data Portal’s WASH section.

The UNICEF and WHO JMP interactive website allows users to dynamically graph, tabulate and map the latest estimates and also includes resources ranging from individual country. Many women and children in the Khatlon region of Tajikistan lack access to sufficient vitamin A, iron, zinc, iodine, and proteins, which has led to a 31 percent stunting rate.

USAID’s Feed the Future Tajikistan Agriculture and Water Activity (TAWA) works to reduce these nutrition deficiencies, supporting farmers in nutrition-sensitive agriculture sectors so they can [ ].

Tajikistan is a small country in Central Asia but within the area ofkm², there is a significant number of historical and natural heritage. The UNESCO World Heritage list includes several items belonging to Tajikistan, and the Fann Mountains are among them.

It is a marvellous land of lakes and snow-covered peaks lying at the boundary between two huge ranges of the Pamir-Alay, the. Tajikistan Tajikistan is a mountainous country; the Tian Shan, Gissar-Alay and Pamir mountain systems cover about 93% of the country with half of it lying above 3 m.

Lowland areas are confined to river valleys in the southwest and to the Ferghana Valley in the north. Tajikistan is rich in water resources.

Afghan children prepare to collect water from a water pump in Kabul Ma REUTERS/ Omar Sobhani. Everyone in the world knows about the war in Afghanistan but few know about the water crisis going on in the country. Afghanistan was once a flourishing country with beautiful cities and plentiful food and water supplies, but decades of.

This book reviews water resources in Central Asia, and offers an authoritative overview of their management, related policies and transboundary cooperation. It also explores the water-energy-food-environmental nexus, and discusses the application of international policies in Central Asia.

Reviews "Lankford, Bakker, Zeitoun and Conway have put together the best collection on the subject of water security I’ve ever read." – Lawrence Susskind, MIT, in Anthem EnviroExperts Review "One of the most useful models in the book is a web of sustainable water security including climate security, national security, water resources security, energy security and food security.

Water is safe if it has been boiled or chemically treated. Avoid ice unless made from bottled/disinfected water. Consider prescribing an antibiotic for self-treatment of travelers’ diarrhea, factoring in resistance issues at the destination.

Additional Resources. Food &. After arrival to the lake you will go for a walk along it beaches. Also we will hike 40 minutes to see a waterfall. Tajikistan takes the second place among the CIS countries for volume of water resources: it has the highest water reserves of all Central Asian countries with more than 1.

Book Description. A volume in the three-volume Remote Sensing Handbook series, Remote Sensing of Water Resources, Disasters, and Urban Studies documents the scientific and methodological advances that have taken place during the last 50 years. The other two volumes in the series are Remotely Sensed Data Characterization, Classification, and Accuracies, and Land Resources Monitoring, Modeling.

Get this from a library. Environmental performance reviews. Tajikistan. [United Nations. Economic Commission for Europe. Committee on Environmental Policy.;] -- Environmental Performance Reviews promote sustainable development throughout Europe.

They present detailed studies on the environmental position of each country and examine the framework for. Tajikistan - Ferghana Valley Water Resources Management Project: additional financing and restructuring (English) Abstract.

This project paper seeks approval of the Executive Directors to provide an additional International Development Association (IDA) grant to the Republic of Tajikistan for the Ferghana Valley Water Resources Management Project and to restructure the project.

Breakthrough for full cost recovery in rural water supply in Tajikistan. Context With its numerous lakes and major glaciers, the largely semi-arid Tajikistan has abundant fresh water resources: about 60% of Central Asian water streams are originating from its mountains.

Tajikistan: Abundant Water, Scarce Money Lake Sarez in Tajikistan began with an earthquake and a landslide that created a natural dam. Geologists express concern about stability of the dam and explore ways to relieve the water pressure, especially considering that.

CHAPTER 5 China and Water Peter H. Gleick When water resources are limited or contam-inated, or where economic activity is unconstrained and inadequately regulated, Tajikistan S yr D a r a I n d u s Bhutan Bangladesh India Nepal Gan g e s B r a hh m aa pp u t r a Ir r a w a d d y I.

Tajikistan is actively involved in a reforming process of water sector not only to improve the socio-economic conditions of the country but also to deal with many issues for the implementation of its own energetic strategy: climate change, an underdeveloped environment and regional tensions for the exploitation of natural resources are the main.

Water resources are owned by the state 3, which is responsible for its management through ministries and authorities across the country. Everyone can use water resources for vital needs and domestic irrigation.

Other types of exploitation are subject to licensing. A sub-decree covering this is currently being drafted. from book Transboundary Water Resources: Strategies for Regional Security and Ecological Stability: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Author: Inom Normatov.

Tajikistan has rich mineral resources, including silver and tungsten and huge hydroelectric potential, but foreign investment in this politically and economically unstable region has been small to date, amounting to less than $30 million in Although not without risks, Tajikistan's economy offers opportunities to exporters and investors.

Reducing Malnutrition and Supporting Food Security in Tajikistan UCA's Mountain Societies Research Institute (MSRI) partnered with the International Potato Center (CIP) to increase the production and consumption of new potato crops, address dietary deficiencies, and to increase agricultural production for resource-poor farmers.

The rapidly shrinking glaciers in the headwater regions (% until ) and the drastic rise of the air temperature (and thus the evapotranspiration) will increase the annual water deficit (e.g. in the Zarafshan River catchment from currently km 3 to up to km 3), Cited by: 2. Central Asia:: Uzbekistan.

The Aral Sea, on the border between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, has diminished dramatically since the s when its water was diverted for unfettered irrigation.

Bywhen this photo was taken, the surface area of the Aral had decreased by about two-thirds, and its volume by more than 80 percent. Today, only.

The Water–Energy Puzzle in Central Asia: The Tajikistan Perspective of the water resources used in other riparian countries and has a significant hydropower potential.

war to break out Author: Murodbek Laldjebaev. I love the online resources and intend implementing some of the STEM experiments in my program. -St Philip’s Christian College Today, myself and my team we were lucky enough to welcome Kate to the Prep School to present 4 workshops on the Science of Sound to our Year 1 students.

Water bodies can be polluted by a wide variety of substances, including pathogenic microorganisms, putrescible organic waste, plant nutrients, toxic chemicals, sediments, heat, petroleum (oil), and radioactive substances.

Several types of water pollutants are considered below. (For a discussion of the handling of sewage and other forms of waste. Soviet economic planners felt that a region with hot climate and large water resources should not attempt to grow grains but cotton.

In the contemporary context, this book focuses on how the state and international actors have responded to the food insecurity in Tajikistan. The aim of these reports is to describe the peculiarities of each country and the problems met in the development and management of the water resources, and irrigation in particular.

Country profiles have been prepared for countries in Africa (), Asia (), Latin America and the Caribbean (), and Eastern Europe (). Water Resources Management (WRM) is the process of planning, developing, and managing water resources, in terms of both water quantity and quality, across all water uses.

It includes the institutions, infrastructure, incentives, and information systems that. Get this from a library.

Agricultural Activities, Water, and Gender in Tajikistan's Rural Sector: a Social Assessment of Konibodom, Bobojon Ghafurov, and Yovon.

[World Bank.; World Bank eLibrary - York University.] -- This social assessment (SA) was conducted under the Fergana Valley Water Resources Management Project (FVWRMP), which is providing assistance to the Government of Tajikistan to.

Abstract. The principal spheres of water resources use in Central Asia today are irrigated agriculture and hydroelectric engineering. Problem of mutual relations between irrigation and hydroelectric engineering in the region is determined by the fact that the countries of upper stream-Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are interested in the energy regime of river flowing use, and the countries of the Cited by: 1.WATER, SANITATION, AND HYGIENE IN HEALTH CARE FACILITIES Boxes 1.

Eight practical steps to improve WASH in health care facilities 2. The association between hand hygiene and infection 3. Summary of evidence and research needs 4. Safe health care waste management: from neglected issue to an opportunity to benefit human and environmental health 5.: The Politics of Water Institutional Reform in Neo-Patrimonial States: A Comparative Analysis of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan (Politik in Afrika, Asien und Lateinamerika) (): Sehring, Jenniver: Books.