Farmers who worked the fertile lands around Isfahan have had to find a new way to make a living since the river at the heart of this Iranian city ran dry. Instead of raising and selling crops irrigated by the Zayandeh Roud, they are now...Read more Download Document Link to the Original
TEHRAN — Sand and dust storms (SDS) usually occur when strong winds lift large amounts of sand and dust from bare, dry soil into the atmosphere.
SDS do not respect borders. They keep haunting many countries such as Australia, China, U.S, Iran and many other Middle...Read more Download Document Link to the Original
Ten days after the dastardly terrorist attack at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir, much water has flown down the Indus. The Indus Water Treaty 1960 (IWT) that governs the water-sharing arrangement between India and Pakistan has suddenly hogged all the limelight with scores of...Read more Download Document Link to the Original
Having come to terms with the irrevocability of Indus Water Treaty (IWT), India is contemplating launching its water wars through Afghanistan. Pranab Dhal Samanta in his recent article “Can Afghanistan offer ‘other Indus’ option to India against Pakistan?”, carried by the Economic Times on October...Read more Download Document Link to the Original
ISLAMABAD: Afghanistan’s authorities with the help of Indian experts have completed the feasibilities and detailed engineering of 12 hydro-power projects with capacity to generate 1,177MW of electricity to be built on the river Kabul.
Not long ago, the Aral Sea was a sea in name only. Its fish had long since vanished, and the fishing industry with them. Rusting, dilapidated fishing boats littered the arid landscape, and salt kicked up from the silt of what was once the sea...Read more Download Document Link to the Original
The Ministry of Energy and Water (MoWE) on Tuesday said that it has considered a number of programs for better management of country’s water resources as it has major implications for the national development and economic prosperity.
Countries in the region should have more cooperation to prevent problems that arise because of a lack of water, President Ashraf Ghani said on Sunday at the 4th National Conference on Developing Water Strategy in Kabul.
Speaking at an event to mark the death anniversary of former prime minister Shafiq, Ghani said: “Despite the fact that Musa Shafiq was under pressure while signing the treaty, he believed that regional and neighboring countries should realize their common interests [with Afghanistan] and...Read more Download Document Link to the Original