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USDA to donate soybeans for Uzbekistan

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2002 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced that it will donate 16,400 metric tons of U.S. soybeans to the Northwest Medical Teams International (NWMT) for use in...

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Central Asia: Water and Conflict

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS Competition for water is increasing in Central Asia at an alarming rate, adding tension to what is already an uneasy region. Agriculture is the mainstay of the...

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Uzbekistan

Poor Uzbek east suffers man-made famine

By Sebastian Alison NUKUS, Uzbekistan (Reuters) - Two babies a few months old lie fighting for life in a hospital in eastern Uzbekistan's vast and poverty-stricken Karakalpakstan region. Acute...

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Uzbekistan

Emergency drought operation in Uzbekistan

by Ilmira Gafiatullina in Almaty Grinding poverty and three years of drought have left thousands of families sick and destitute in parts of Uzbekistan. Uzbek Red Crescent emergency food distributions...

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Uzbekistan

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 5/01 - Uzbekistan

This year's total grain harvest is estimated at about 3.5 million tonnes, about 500 000 tonnes less than the poor harvest in 2000 and about 0.9 million tonnes less than in 1999 when production was...

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Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan drought mission

(From August/September Transitions Newsletter.) In early July, Robert Mister, from ERD Geneva, took part in a joint UNDP-OCHA mission to Uzbekistan to gain a better understanding of the drought...

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Uzbekistan

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 4/01 - Uzbekistan

Severe water shortages and drought two years in succession have significantly impacted crop production. Water flows in the two main sources of irrigation, the Amu Darya and Syr Darya rivers are...

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Uzbekistan

Health aspects of the drought in Uzbekistan 2000-2001

Summary Since spring 2000, an unusual drought has affected Central Asia. The lack of rainfall and melting of glaciers has greatly reduced the water flow of the Amu Darya River. This has resulted in...

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Uzbekistan

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 3/01 - Uzbekistan

The outlook for the 2001 cereal harvests is again threatened by a shortage of irrigation water. As at end April, river flows at most stations on both the Syr Darya and Amu Darya were less than at the...

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Uzbekistan

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 2/01 - Uzbekistan

At this early stage of the season, crop development is less than at the corresponding time last year in most areas except Tashkent oblast. However, this could be due to colder weather and/or later...

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FAO/GIEWS Food Outlook No. 1, 2001

Rome, September 2001Extracts from FAO/GIEWS Food Outlook No. 1, 2001 Highlights World cereal output in 2000 is provisionally estimated at 1 852 million tonnes, up slightly from the forecast in...

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Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan - Drought OCHA Situation Report No. 3

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2000/0225 OCHA Situation Report No. 3 Uzbekistan - Drought 12 December 2000 1. A joint FAO's TCOR/WFP mission visited the drought-affected regions of Karakalpakstan and Khozerm in...

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