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Environmental Threat Looms Over Central Asia’s Fertile Fergana Valley Due to Uranium Legacy

(IN BRIEF) The Fergana Valley, a crucial agricultural region in Central Asia, faces a looming environmental crisis resulting from decades-old uranium mining activities. The aftermath of Soviet-era uranium mining, marked by abandoned mines, open tunnels, and improperly managed waste dumps, … Read the full press release

EBRD Provides $199.96m to Improve Irrigation Efficiency in Uzbekistan’s Fergana Valley

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a sovereign loan of up to $199.96 million to Uzbekistan to upgrade the irrigation system in the heavily populated Fergana Valley. The funds will be used to modernize … Read the full press release