‘Leave no one behind’ is a principle central to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Plans to earmark more than $136m (£109m) of UN money for large dam projects in Nepal, Tajikistan and the Solomon Islands have been angrily condemned by activists, who have warned the projects could

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 has struck northeastern Tajikistan on the border with China, with no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Tajikistan, which sits on Central Asia's main water source, warned its citizens and neighbours in the region on Tuesday of a potential drought this year and urged them to stock up on food.

The purpose of this report is to present the results of an assessment of national weather, climate, and hydrological services in Central Asia and to present a program to improve these services.

An earthquake measuring 7.2 magnitude struck in Tajikistan on Monday, shaking buildings as far away as the Indian capital of New Delhi and in Pakistan, the U.S.

The epicentre of the quake lay about 300 kms from Kabul near Ashkasham in Afghanistan,according to the United States Geological Survey reported.

Tajikistan appealed on Tuesday to diplomatic missions and international organizations working in the country for aid to help repair an estimated $100 million of damage caused by recent floods and m

Poverty continued to decline in Tajikistan in 2014, but the rate of decline is expected to moderate in 2015-2016, according to a World Bank report released here Tuesday.

The incidence of poliomyelitis has dropped precipitously over the last decade. However, persistent transmission in three countries and outbreaks elsewhere challenge the end-2014 eradication target. The Global Polio Eradication Initiative is considering expanding the age range of vaccination campaigns even in the absence of adult cases, because of concerns about imperfect, waning intestinal immunity. The success of this approach will depend on the contribution to transmission by older ages, which we estimated during two large outbreaks affecting adults.

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