Technical Brief: Integrated solutions for water management in Tajikistan (English)
17 March 2023
However, the limited finances and management, old infrastructure, and others create challenges for the successful implementation of the principles of IWRM in Tajikistan.4 The biggest window of opportunity constitutes the water-energy nexus which is critically important as hydropower energy represents the majority of electricity production and the basis for economic development and social 2 The Swi. [...] The Program for Reforming the Water Sector of the Republic of Tajikistan for 2016-2025 defines the main goal, objectives, and principles of reforming the water sector in the country. [...] Except for the Water Code, there is a number of other laws that reflect on the participation of the private sector and aim at the creation of the mechanisms in the water sector, including “Law on the public-private partnership, "Law on drinking water supply and sanitation," or the “Law on Water Users Association.” Agriculture & Industry The National Development Strategy refers to IWRM in many occa. [...] (see Recommendation 6) The main objectives include the establishment of legal guarantees and satisfaction of the needs of individuals and legal entities in drinking water; the establishment of economic bases of drinking water supply; establishment of state guarantees for the sustainability of drinking water supply and sanitation, and also grounds for bringing to responsibility for violation of the. [...] As a result of the restructuring of water management, the “Ministry of Energy and Water Resources of the Republic of Tajikistan” and the “Agency for Melioration and Irrigation under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan” were established.