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Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan: Cotton quota crisis

Government corruption and trickery cannot disguise yet another poor cotton harvest. By Ulugbek Khaydarov in Jizak and Kamol Khalmuradov in Karshi (RCA No. 165, 29-Nov-02) Uzbekistan's cotton harvest...

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Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan: A bitter harvest

Bureaucrats and agricultural collectives appear to be stifling private farmers who've been hailed "the hope of the economy". By Ulugbek Khaidarov and Pulat Gadoev in Jizak and Karshi Uzbekistan's new...

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Uzbekistan

Drought in Uzbekistan: baking bread once again

by Alyona Suslova, in Karakalpakstan For the first time in three years I saw children swimming in the irrigation canals of Karakalpakstan. The rains have come this year, and local communities have...

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Kazakhstan + 4 more

Focus on USAID - Controlling conflict in Central Asia

What we now know as the sovereign territories of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan were created by Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin in the 1920s to divide and conquer the...

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Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan: Drought appeal No. 27/01 Final report

Launched on: 21 August, 2001 for 4 months for CHF 1,006,653; operation extended by 5 months to 31 May, 2002 Beneficiaries: 20,000 beneficiaries with food support and up to 150,000 beneficiaries with...

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Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan: Land confiscations anger farmers

Farmers lose their livelihoods in government drive to counter drought and a shortage of arable ground. By Khalmukhamed Sabirov in Andijan (RCA No. 134, 1-Aug-02) The Goyib Toshmatov collective farm...

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Afghanistan + 4 more

Central Asia Appeal No. 01.52/2002 Programme update No. 1

This Programme Update is intended for reporting on Annual Appeals. Appeal Target: CHF 8,263,482 Period covered: January - March 2002 Operational Developments The regional delegation made a successful...

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Afghanistan + 32 more

FAO/GIEWS Foodcrops and Shortages No. 3/2002

CROP AND FOOD SUPPLY SITUATION OVERVIEW As of June 2002, the number of countries facing serious food difficulties throughout the world stands at 32, of which 21 are in Africa. In southern Africa, the...

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Afghanistan + 29 more

FAO/GIEWS Food Outlook No. 2, 2002

Rome, May 2002 Highlights FAO's first forecasts for cereal production in 2002 and utilization in 2002/03 indicate that output will remain below the expected level of utilization and stocks will have...

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Afghanistan + 34 more

FAO/GIEWS Foodcrops and Shortages No. 2/2002

CROP AND FOOD SUPPLY SITUATION OVERVIEW As of mid-April 2002, the number of countries facing serious food shortages throughout the world stands at 34. However, in several sub-regions the food supply...

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Uzbekistan

Parched Uzbekistan covets Russian river waters

Moscow is unlikely to back Tashkent's bid to resurrect an old Soviet plan to divert water from Siberia to its drought-ridden cotton fields. By Karina Insarova in Nukus, north-west Uzbekistan (RCA No...

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