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Natural Sciences

Asia & the Pacific/Europe & North America


  • © UNESCO/A. Rossi

The country is covered by the UNESCO Cluster Office in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Tajikistan was the initiator of the International Year of Freshwater proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 2003 and is cooperating actively with UNESCO in the fields of freshwater and earth sciences.

Below you can access the projects that are currently being implemented in the country within the framework of UNESCO’s Natural Sciences Sector.


- Hydrology for the Environment, Life and Policy programme (HELP) project in the Aral Sea basin More

- Asian Water and Development Information for Arid Lands – A Global Network (Asian G-WADI)

- Asian G-Wadi Pilot Basin: Vakhsh River Basin More

- Lessons on Cooperation Building to Manage Water Conflicts in the Aral Sea Basin More

Earth Sciences

- GIS metallogeny of Central Asia (IGCP, Project 473)

- Devonian land-sea interaction: evolution of ecosystems and climate (IGCP, Project 499)

- Structural and Tectonic Correlation across the Central Asia Orogenic Collage: Implications for Continental Growth and Intracontinental Deformation (IGCP, Project 480)

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