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Tajikistan is a mountainous country whose population largely derives its livelihood from livestock and small agricultural farms. Tajikistan strongly depends on water for the irrigation of land, with approximately 70% of all farmland under irrigation.  74% of the population is rural, while 18% of the total GDP comes from agriculture.

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The Taliban conquest of a thin strip of land could change Afghanistan

24 July 2021

When a small group of armed insurgents in cars arrived in a village in the Wakhan Corridor, it put a sharp focus on Beijing’s role in this nation shattered by more than four decades of war. Main photo: A Kyrgyz family in the Wakhan Corridor, a narrow strip of land that connects Afghanistan to…

Territorial disputes in Central Asia on the threshold of the 30th anniversary of independence

14 June 2021

BISHKEK (TCA) — Territorial disputes in Central Asia do not allow countries of the region to take a step towards greater cooperation and increase regional integration. We are republishing the following article on the issue, written by independent researcher Ermek Baisalov and originally published…

Violent Clashes at the Troublesome Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan Border

4 May 2021

Last week’s violence was some of the worst the border has seen, with more than 40 killed.    Credit photo: Wikimedia Commons In late March, while prematurely bragging about resolving Kyrgyzstan’s outstanding border uncertainties with Uzbekistan via land swaps, the chairman of Kyrgyzstan’s State…

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Kyrgyz-Tajik Relations in the Fergana Valley: Trapped in a Soviet-era Labyrinth

16 June 2021

Recent border clashes between Kyrgyz and Tajik troops, which have thus far claimed the lives of over 50 civilians and military personnel, are the latest skirmishes in what seems to be an eternal pattern of sovereignty-related disputes between the two Central Asian nations. There is a case to be…