Turkmenistan: USAID Inaugurates Water, Vulnerable Environment Programme

New Regional Programme Focus On Shared Water Resources

22 Jul 2021 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has inaugurated a five-year Regional Water and Vulnerable Environment programme in Turkmenistan. Overall, the programme covers the five countries of Central Asia along with Afghanistan and seeks to strengthen regional cooperation in the management of shared water resources in the Syr Darya and Amu Darya River basins. “Today we are launching a new activity under the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and a new chapter in our bi-lateral as well as regional engagement. This new USAID Regional Water and Vulnerable Environment program is designed to partner with the Government of Turkmenistan to provide opportunities to promote stability, economic prosperity, and healthy ecosystems for the people of Turkmenistan and the region,” US Ambassador to Ashgabat Matthew Klimow said.

Source:bne Intellinews

Source: BNE Intellinews

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