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Since Kyrgyzstan became independent in 1991, the government started investing in the agricultural sector for the economic growth of the country. State owned enterprises were abolished in favor of smallholder enterprises.

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Depleted land needs more water, which is already insufficient across much of Central Asia

Central Asia’s poorest farmers know the value of their land

8 March 2023

Farmland and pastures across Central Asia are far less productive after decades of monocropping

Mirziyoyev and Japarov exchanging warm greetings in Bishkek

Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan complete border delimitation process

27 January 2023

Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan complete border delimitation process

Kyrgyz Activists March Against Land Swap With Uzbekistan

24 October 2022

About 300 people marched on Monday through Kyrgyzstan’s capital of Bishkek, demanding the release of activists who protested against a land swap with Uzbekistan in which Kyrgyzstan lost a man-made lake in return for land elsewhere along the undefined border, OCCRP member center Kloop reported.



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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…

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Driving Change, Securing Tenure Innovations in Land & Property Rights

      A new series of case studies authored by researchers at Princeton University’s Innovations for Successful Societies program profiles recent initiatives to strengthen tenure security and reform land registration systems in seven countries: South Africa, Canada, Jamaica, Australia, Mozambique…