· March, 2008

Stories about Tajikistan from March, 2008

Tajikistan: Politicized Navruz

  27 March 2008

Navruz is one of the main celebrations for Tajiks. This time — more than ever — it means end of one of the harshest winter in several decades. People could hardly wait for these warm days that have come with the beginning of spring. Navruz has been celebrated throughout the...

Tajikistan: Hunger to Replace Cold and Darkness

  13 March 2008

Tajikistan is a small country with big problems. The nation, particularly the rural population, is still suffering from energy crisis, but yet another crisis is going to embrace it very soon. This time it's about food. Neweurasia reports that Barki Tojik – the country's electricity monopolist – promises to solve...

Tajikistan: Tajikistan in the New Central Asia

  11 March 2008

Kayumars Turkistani reviews a book titled “Tajikistan in the New Central Asia: Geopolitics, Great Power Rivalry and Radical Islam” by Swedish political scientist Lena Jonson, who analyzes the 5 years of Tajikistan’s foreign policy after 9/11.

Tajikistan: Support Entrepreneurs with Kiva

  5 March 2008

Nathan writes about Kiva, the website that connects with microfinance institutions, allowing users to make small loans to entrepreneurs around the world, which can be of much help and use for the small and medium businesses in Tajikistan.

Tajikistan: Hunger to replace energy crisis

  4 March 2008

Vadim reports that the partly solved problem with electricity in Tajikistan, may have been not the main problem to face by the population this year, as the coming food deficit threatens to spark unrest in this volatile region.

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