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Turkmenistan’s national strategy on climate change

The national strategy of Turkmenistan on climate change is data-scarce with no targets and measurable commitments. Country’s nationally determined contributions (NDCs) are not publicly available. The government has not...

Food safety in Turkmenistan

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) published a working paper titled: Strengthening Food Safety Systems in the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Member Countries: Current Status, Framework, and Forward Strategies...

Wheat production in Turkmenistan

Wheat is the most important staple in Turkmen household. Bread is the first thing that is put on Turkmen saçak (a dining table cloth) and the first thing offered to foreign delegates when they step into the Turkmen soil...

The top ten dirtiest power grids in the world

Electrification plays a key role in decarbonisation. However, it can be a viable option only when these grids are powered by clean energy. While many countries are moving toward renewables there are still some countries...

Women and Unpaid Work in Central Asia

According to the UN report, UN Women: Rethinking the Care Economy and Empowering Women for a Better Recovery, women in Eastern Europe and Central Asia gain empowerment when their responsibility for unpaid work is...

The State of Water Resources in Central Asia

The World Meteorological Organization has recently published its first State of Global Water Resources report which assesses the effects of climate, environmental and societal change on global water resources...