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Managing climate adaptive water resources in the Aral Sea Basin in Uzbekistan

28-02-2020
Asian Development Bank. ADB, Uzbekistan, water resources, Aral Sea Basin

For centuries, civilizations grew and flourished in the basin of the Amu Darya, the largest river in Central Asia. Today, managing scarce water resources has become a critical challenge for Uzbekistan. A major factor contributing to the crisis is outdated and deteriorated irrigation and drainage systems which cost the country $1.7 billion (S$2.4 …