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Irrigation in Central Asia in figures: AQUASTAT Survey - 2012

Irrigation in Central Asia in figures: AQUASTAT Survey - 2012
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). April 2013
  • This publication introduces, analyses and compares the water resources and irrigation situation in the six Central Asia countries - Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The report consists of three sections. Section I describes in detail the methodology used and contains a glossary of the terms used. Section II contains the regional analysis presenting a synopsis on water resources, water use and irrigation in the region and the trends over the last ten years. It also describes the legislative and institutional framework for water management as well as environmental issues and it presents prospects for agricultural water management from the countries' perspective. Section III contains detailed country profiles for the six countries, and one river basin profile for the Aral Sea basin.
  • Geographical coverage: Asia
  • Main themes: Agriculture, Climate change, Drought, Environment, Floods, Health, Irrigation, Legal aspects, River Basin Management, Water management, Water quality
  • Main target audience: Agriculture sector, Development agencies, Governments, International organizations, National administrations, Water managers
  • Main purpose: Assessment
  • Type of resource: Facts and figures, Glossary, Indicators, Maps, Methodology
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