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The Central Asia Water & Energy Data Portal is available in English and Russian language and covers the five countries of Central Asia including Afghanistan. The data portal includes many new high-quality datasets available from a number of institutions (e.g. UN agencies, NASA, NOAA, CIESIN, IRI, The World Bank, etc.). It contains datasets on various topics, such as: Environment, Social, Economic, Climate, Water, and Disaster. The data portal also contains so-called story maps, which present World Bank projects in Central Asia by making use of interactive maps. If you would like to try new ways of presenting the Central Asia development situation, environmental resources and risks, this portal is for you.
Check out the location of all 19 hydrological stations in Central Asia or get the Data of the Surface Water Explorer!
WUEMoCA is an operational scientific webmapping tool for the regional monitoring of land and water use efficiency in the irrigated croplands of the transboundary Aral Sea Basin that is shared by Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Afghanistan. Satellite data on land use, crop production and water consumption are integrated with hydrological and economic information to provide of a set indicators. The tool is useful for large-scale decisions on water distribution or land use, and may be seen as demonstrator for numerous applications in practice, that require independent area-wide spatial information.
The Zoï Environment Network is a non-profit organization that helps build sustainable societies through informed analysis, visual communication, design and action.Zoï Environment Network takes its name from the ancient Greek word for ‘life’. Different from a commercial consultancy firm, we are non-profit and driven by our belief that access to information is at the heart of democracy and vital for sustainable societies. Zoï combines technical expertise with political insight and creative talent to produce concise analyses presented through multifaceted communication materials. Please check out their website and our datapool.
More cooperation for better results! One country in Central Asia should not benefit on the cost of another, therefore a unified approach for using water resources should ensure sustainable development with a maximum welfare for the people in the region.