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  • UN Agencies launch a joint programme to mitigate environmental crisis in the Aral Sea Region Jan 12, 2017

    Human induced activities more often become the reason for man-made environmental disasters. In Central Asia the chief among them is the Aral Sea disaster and desertification. It has had serious socio-economic impact on the livelihoods of millions. The issue of mitigating the Aral Sea disaster for population affected is vital and critical not only for Uzbekistan, but also for the Eurasian region.

  • Results of UNDP Project for enhancement of lawmaking and RIA were summed up Dec 23, 2016

    On December 23, 2016, a Project Board Meeting of the UNDP Project "Support to the Enhancement of Law-making, Rule-making and Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA)" was held in Poytakht Business Center to discuss the project's overall results achieved during operating period (2014 - 2016) and plans for the next phase.

  • Implementing accessible and convenient e-services: experience of Latvia discussed Dec 9, 2016

    Latvia has succeeded in improving the quality of public service delivery through effective and rational introduction of ICT in public administration. Today, 96% of businesses and over 73% of population in Latvia have access to high-speed Internet. More than 60% of population prefers digital form of getting public services and this figure is growing annually. In this regard, learning best Latvian practices in promoting e-services is interesting for Uzbekistan.

  • Hydrometric specialists improve professional qualification Dec 6, 2016

    The role of irrigation in the socio-economic wellbeing of the people in Uzbekistan can hardly be overestimated. A proper irrigation system management mostly depends on highly qualified specialists in the field of hydrometry. Therefore, improving knowledge of water management specialists responsible for water metering and distribution is highly important.

  • Elderly people receive better assistance and home care Dec 2, 2016

    Traditionally the elderly were a lynchpin in Uzbekistan’s family-led society – they hold respect from their families and communities, and the care they receive from their families is an assumption. But if for some reasons the elderly persons become lonely they can feel abandoned and isolated. Lubov Kuzmina has lived this life.

  • The biggest biogas facility became operational in Andijan region Nov 28, 2016

    Uzbekistan has substantial renewable energy potential, which is still largely untapped. According to the preliminary estimates, total potential of biogas in Uzbekistan is estimated to exceed 8.9 billion cubic meters annually. As the calorific value, this corresponds to 6.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas, accounting for more than 10% of annual demand for energy in Uzbekistan.

  • IT for efficient agriculture Nov 21, 2016

    Within the framework of the UNDP and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry ‘Business Forum of Uzbekistan (Phase III)' project, weather stations will be installed in a number of rural areas of the country. The aim of this initiative is to increase the efficiency of agriculture through the introduction of IT, automation of farming processes, optimization of planning and management processes in the sector.

  • Uzbekistan celebrated International Women's Entrepreneurship Day Nov 19, 2016

    The role of women's entrepreneurship in the economy of Uzbekistan and prospects of its development have been discussed in Tashkent within the framework of a conference, dedicated to the celebration of International Women's Entrepreneurship Day.

  • Participate in the European Commission Programme and win a scholarship Nov 18, 2016

    Are you an undergraduate student in the field of agriculture and water management? Do you want to contribute to managing water resources in the country? You have a great chance to participate in the European Union Programme to win a scholarship to a European-recognized University in Water Management! Limited places are available!

  • MIT.UZ Open Data Challenge 2016 contest will take place in Tashkent Nov 17, 2016

    On November 24-27 in Tashkent will take place an annual contest to develop applications using open government data –MIT.UZ Open Data Challenge 2016. The contest is organized by the Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan, UNDP Uzbekistan, «Electronic Government» System Development Center, Public Youth Movement "Kamolot", Inha University in Tashkent and UZINFOCOM Center.