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Maximum cooperation needed to manage glacier melt in Central Asia

Two men working with specialist equipment on a glacier.

01.05.2017 - 31.12.2020

How to meet the needs of Central Asia’s 68 million inhabitants for water while respecting the glaciers overlooking Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan? The SDC’s project is building on voluntary regional cooperation and rigorous scientific monitoring of the changes taking place in the glaciers.

Country/region Period Budget
Central Asia

01.05.2017 - 31.12.2020


CHF 1'200'000



Maximum cooperation needed to manage glacier melt in Central Asia

Two men working with specialist equipment on a glacier.

01.09.2014 - 31.12.2020

How to meet the needs of Central Asia’s 68 million inhabitants for water while respecting the glaciers overlooking Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan? The SDC’s project is building on voluntary regional cooperation and rigorous scientific monitoring of the changes taking place in the glaciers.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Central Asia
Water
Water diplomacy and security
Integrated water resource management (watershed)
Water economics (governance, finance, private sector)
WATER AND SANITATION
WATER AND SANITATION
WATER AND SANITATION
Water sector policy and administrative management
Water resources conservation (including data collection)
Water sector policy and administrative management

01.09.2014 - 31.12.2020


CHF 4'800'000



Rural Water Supply and Sanitation in the Ferghana Valley

boys washing their hands

01.01.2013 - 30.06.2018

Rural areas in Uzbekistan lack an adequate supply of clean water.  A large proportion of Uzbekistan's rural population of 10 million people suffer from diseases caused by unclean water. A project funded by the SDC is helping people in rural areas help themselves. Villagers are learning how to organise their water supply themselves.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Uzbekistan
Water
Drinking water and basic sanitation (WASH - Water for people)
Water resources policy and advocacy
Water economics (governance, finance, private sector)
WATER AND SANITATION
WATER AND SANITATION
WATER AND SANITATION
Basic drinking water supply and basic sanitation
Water sector policy and administrative management
Water sector policy and administrative management

01.01.2013 - 30.06.2018


CHF 6'157'000



Project completed

Uzbekistan: Upscaling of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) with the World Bank “Rural Enterprise Support Project” (RESPII)

RESPII - Training courses for accountants of WCAs in Tashkent province, conducted in Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Melioration within the “Rural Enterprise Support Project II”

01.03.2012 - 31.12.2015

SDC’s contribution focuses on the soft component of this major World Bank (WB) irrigation project, and further promotes Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), strengthens capacities of 7 Administrations of Irrigation Systems (AIS) and 65 Water Consumer Associations (WCA), establishes and equips 62 Farmer Field Schools (FFS) to disseminate best water saving practices.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Central Asia
Agriculture and Food Security
Integrated water resource management (watershed)
Water for agriculture and food
Agricultural production (incl. management of natural resources)
WATER AND SANITATION
WATER AND SANITATION
AGRICULTURE
Water resources conservation (including data collection)
Water sector policy and administrative management
Agricultural development

01.03.2012 - 31.12.2015


CHF 5'309'000



Project completed

Water Management Skills Development in Uzbekistan

A teacher and three apprentices standing in front of an electrical panel

01.01.2011 - 28.02.2015

The project focuses on professional colleges in rural areas of Andijan, Namangan, Fergana and Tashkent provinces. Approximately 1500 pupils will participate in the new educational programme, enabling them to meet the requirements of the labour market and learn about new technological standards. At a later stage and based on the results of the experience gained at the 11 colleges, the programme will be introduced at a further 200 colleges throughout the country.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Uzbekistan
Education
Water
Vocational training and skills development
Education policy
Water for agriculture and food
EDUCATION
EDUCATION
WATER AND SANITATION
Vocational training
Education policy and administrative management
Water sector policy and administrative management

01.01.2011 - 28.02.2015


CHF 3'860'000



Project completed

Uzbekistan: Rural Enterprise Support Project (RESPII) - Ph. I

Water flume meters at Farmer Filed Schools

01.03.2009 - 28.02.2012

Agriculture is one of the major components of the economy of Uzbekistan. Approximately 64 percent of the country’s population lives in rural areas. Around 32 percent of the labor force is directly employed in agriculture. In addition, the agricultural sector has a direct impact on and relationship with many other areas of the economy generating 70 percent of domestic trade and servicing 90 percent of the domestic demand for agricultural products.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Central Asia
Agriculture and Food Security
Integrated water resource management (watershed)
Water for agriculture and food
Agricultural production (incl. management of natural resources)
WATER AND SANITATION
WATER AND SANITATION
AGRICULTURE
Water resources conservation (including data collection)
Water sector policy and administrative management
Agricultural development

01.03.2009 - 28.02.2012


CHF 2'465'000



Central Asia : Water Accountability in Transboundary Chu and Talas River Basins

15.12.2016 - 31.12.2020

Effective water resources management requires data management capacities for proper decision-making at different scales. In this context, a modern, Multi-Level Distributed Water Information Systems is a management instrument that provides stakeholders’ gateways for judicious and sustainable water resources management. The project is aiming at introducing such a modern management information system in transboundary Chu and Talas river basins to improve water accountability and transparency.


Regional Art and Culture Programme in Central Asia

01.01.2016 - 31.12.2019

The programme builds on a vision that the strengthened and pluralistic cultural sector contributes to developing and empowering the civil society. The programme aims to protect and to enlarge a social space where democratic values can be expressed and intercultural dialogue happen. lt has the potential to allow marginalised voices to be heard and new or unpopular ideas to be shared.


Contribution to the Cotton Reform Multi-Donors Trust Fund of the World Bank in Uzbekistan

01.09.2015 - 31.12.2017

The World Bank led multi-donor trust fund will contribute to a sustainable cotton reform by thoroughly monitoring child and forced labour during cotton harvest, building the capacities of relevant authorities in terms of international standards and legislaion, raising awareness of the population and the stakeholders' groups involved in cotton picking. This will feed into policy dialogue with the Government and eventually eradicate this harmful practice for the rural population.


Water Management Skills Development in Uzbekistan

Apprentices standing in a park learn how to use a theodolite

01.03.2015 - 31.08.2018

The fourth Phase of the Skills Development Project (SDP) in Uzbekistan contributes to the improvement and further development of the Vocational Education and Training (VET) system by introducing and strengthening the systemic approach to cooperation among stakeholders in the water sector within the cycle “Demand-Training-Job Placement”. The systemic approach to be followed in this Phase of SDP is going to serve as a blueprint for other sectors of the economy and be replicated accordingly.


Project completed

National Water Resources Management in Uzbekistan

01.09.2013 - 30.09.2019

This project aims at supporting the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources in the water management, by strengthening their capacities at local and central levels, by improving the management of water-related data within the country and by supporting the establishment of strategic and legislative framework conditions for the development of the water sector. To improve the prevention of flood-related disasters and the preparedness of the authorities and the population, a pilot project will be carried out on a small river shared by Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.

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