Hunting Animals Listed in the Red Data Book in Tajikistan

CABAR.asia 26.08.20

The number of some animal species listed in the Tajikistan’s Red Data Book has increased. However, poaching remains a problem. (more…)

5-Stan Podcast: How to Combat Violence in Tajikistan?

As recently as two years ago, the topic of domestic violence received little attention in the Tajik media. Now, the situation has changed, and the tabooed topic is actively discussed. (more…)

Renewable Energy Sources: What should be on the Agenda now?

CABAR.asia 21.08.20

The publication “Renewable Energy Sources: What should be on the Agenda now?” was developed by Dr. Farkhod Aminjonov on the basis of the IWPR Representative Office in Central Asia and the regional analytical platform CABAR.asia. (more…)

How well are you aware of Covid-19? Take a quiz!

It’s been more than six months since the outbreak of Covid-19, also known as coronavirus, in the world. The World Health Organisation, government of every country have taken various measures to reduce the scope of its spread among people since the beginning of the pandemic. (more…)

Is the Chosen Model of Distance Learning Justified in Kyrgyzstan?

“Blended learning, which allows the use of currently used forms of distance education in conjunction with traditional tools, can become a promising solution of finding an optimal learning model,” says expert Ekaterina Kasymova in an article written specifically for CABAR.asia (more…)

Only After Finishing School: Kazakhstan Introduced New Requirement for the Adoption of Children

Now, the potential adoptive parents must attend the school for adoptive parents. This measure is expected to reduce the number of children returning to orphanages and reduce social orphanhood in general. (more…)

Adoptions in Tajikistan: Everyone Wants to Adopt a Newborn Boy

CABAR.asia 18.08.20

In Tajikistan, there is a high demand for the adoption of newborn babies, boys mainly. (more…)

The Third Decade of Independence: How Fast Does the Central Asian Population Grow?

During the past 10 years, the population of Central Asia has been increasing by an average of one million people annually. Despite the low living standards and high mortality rate in some countries, experts predict the further growth of the region’s population.


Half of the Kyrgyz Villages Have Problems With Drinking Water Accessibility

More than 300 villages in Kyrgyzstan never had a water supply system, according to the Department of Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation. In another 600, there is no clean water due to the worn out water pipelines or the frozen works on the water pipe installation. (more…)

IWPR Organized an Event On “Online Learning During the COVID-19: Human Development Prospects in Central Asia”

On August 12, the Institute for War and Peace Reporting in Central Asia (IWPR CA) together with the Kazakhstan Council on Foreign Relations organized an online discussion devoted to “Online Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Human Development Prospects in Central Asia.” (more…)