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12 Feb 2016 description
report World Bank

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, February 12, 2016 – The Minister of Finance of the Republic of Tajikistan, Abdusalom Qurboniyon, and the World Bank Country Manager for Tajikistan, Patricia Veevers-Carter, today signed an agreement on the allocation of additional financing for the Tajikistan Environmental Land Management and Rural Livelihoods Project.

11 Feb 2016 description

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, February 11 , 2016 – The United States government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), announced a new health and nutrition program that will operate in western Khatlon Province. U.S. Ambassador Elisabeth Millard, Deputy of Khatlon Khukumat Mahfirat Khidirzoda, and First Deputy Minister of Health and Social Protection of the Republic of Tajikistan Saida Umarzoda officially opened the new Feed the Future.

05 Feb 2016 description

Summary of WFP assistance: WFP in Tajikistan contributes to the food security, social protection and resilience goals of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for 2010-2015 and supports the United Nations Millennium Development Goals 1, 2 and 3. WFP’s activities reach approximately 500,000 vulnerable and food insecure people every year.

05 Feb 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The 7 December 2015 earthquake affected over 5,000 persons, displaced 654 people, including 354 children, led to 2 fatalities and at least 10 injured.

  • The main impacted area is the upper Bartang Valley Jamoats of Basid and Savnob, which is mountainous, remote and isolated. 66% (347) of all partially damaged and 88% (147) of all destroyed homes are within these two Jamoats. UNICEF is targeting affected households (HH) in these two locations as well as those displaced to Rushon.

04 Feb 2016 description

Rome, 3 February 2016 – The Republic of Tajikistan and the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) signed an agreement today to finance the Livestock and Pasture Development Project II (LPDP), an initiative that aims to reduce the vulnerability of pastoral communities to climate change threats.

04 Feb 2016 description

By Elena Akhmedova

CLIMADAPT will provide loans for energy and water efficiency, sustainable land management

03 Feb 2016 description

AT LEAST 2297 JOURNALISTS AND MEDIA STAFF HAVE BEEN KILLED SINCE 1990 : IFJ REPORT

The International Federation of Journalists today published its 25th report on journalists and media staff killed since 1990. The report lists 2297 media fatalities due to violence in journalism, including 112 killed in 2015 alone. From double digits at the start of these publications, the figures reached three digits in eleven years, peaking to 155 killings of journalists and media staff in 2006, the deadliest year on record, according to the IFJ reports.

02 Feb 2016 description

The month saw an intensification of Yemen’s war, amid heightened regional rivalries between Saudi Arabia and Iran complicating prospects for peace. Political tensions increased in Haiti, Guinea-Bissau and Moldova, where protests over endemic corruption and a lack of confidence in the government could escalate. In Africa, Boko Haram’s deadly attacks increased in northern Cameroon, and Burkina Faso was hit by an unprecedented terror attack.

02 Feb 2016 description

Stressed (IPC Phase 2) and Crisis (IPC Phase 3) food insecurity expected in Afghanistan and Tajikistan

Key Messages

31 Jan 2016 description

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, January 29, 2016 – The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), announced a new food security program that will operate in western Khatlon Province.

29 Jan 2016 description

Poorly distributed rainfall leads to severe drought in southeastern Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

27 Jan 2016 description

Genetic diversity of livestock can help feed a hotter, harsher world

Despite growing interest in safeguarding biodiversity of livestock and poultry,genetic erosion continues

27 Jan 2016 description

Remittances continue to decrease alongside depreciation of the Tajikistani somoni

Key Messages

24 Jan 2016 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR JULY 2016*

22 Jan 2016 description

Drought persists in southern Africa despite recent increases in rainfall

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Significantly below-average and poorly-distributed seasonal rainfall since October has negatively affected many countries in southern Africa. Exacerbated by a poor rainfall seasonal performance last year, several consecutive weeks of inadequate rainfall has already led to reduced water availability, delayed planting, permanently wilted crops, livestock deaths and other adverse ground conditions over many areas.

21 Jan 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Earthquakes hit Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan ahead of winter.

  • Heavy weaponry is used for the first time since the 1994 ceasefire in Nagorno- Karabakh.

  • Over 10,000 people affected and 19 people killed in natural disasters in Georgia.

  • Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are close to agree on border demarcation.

  • Frost caused severe damage to agricultural lands and fruit trees in Tajikistan leaving some 225,000 people without main source of income.