Water and sanitation programme in Tajikistan

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. However, due to the rough terrain, population growth and collapse of centrally subsidized drinking water supply and irrigation systems, the delivery of the water to the … Continue reading Breakthrough for full cost recovery in rural water supply in Tajikistan

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Water and Peace: Young Water Champions address high-level panel

Water is not just a climate or a development issue. Proper management of water resources is also essential to ensure security.. On September 14, the ISW’s Young Water Champions for Central Asia participated in the launch of the report from the Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace, entitled A Matter of Survival. Bota Sharipova … Continue reading Water and Peace: Young Water Champions address high-level panel

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15 Years of commitment in central Asia on the part of the ISW and partners

Engaging the public and the local actors; the key to making drinking water and hygiene available to everyone. The ISW presents a brief overview of its activities and those of its partners in Central Asia, over 15 years of commitment. The document first describes the impressive Ferghana valley and then presents the approach that guided … Continue reading 15 Years of commitment in central Asia on the part of the ISW and partners

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How to Establish a Full Cost Recovery Water Supply System?

This paper draws on the experiences of the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project implemented in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan by the International Secretariat for Water (ISW). It explains the details of the model which allows for full cost recovery and analyses the factors for success and replication. The document clearly shows that there is potential for … Continue reading How to Establish a Full Cost Recovery Water Supply System?

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