How does Kazakhstan solve the problem of drinking water shortage in the era of oil leadership in Central Asia?
«By 2050, Kazakhstan’s level of drinking water deficit can increase threefold if appropriate measures are not taken,» – says water columnist Kunduz Adylbekova, in her article written specifically for CABAR.asia.
Sixty percent of all the water resources in Central Asia forms in Tajikistan. However, the half of its population faces many problems related to the access to drinkable water. From the whole volume of natural stocks of water Tajikistan uses only 17-20%.
«Increasing the area of perennial plantings in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan would have a positive effect on slowing down the melting process of glaciers in the region, as well as on CO2 uptake on the planet», – Azamat Temirkulov, associate professor, doctor of political sciences from Bishkek, wrote in his article for CABAR.asia.