Adil Nurmakov · September, 2010

Latest posts by Adil Nurmakov from September, 2010

Afghanistan: Reviewing the Alternatives

  21 September 2010

Joel Hafvenstein writes that since the fall of the Taliban, USAID has spent close to $1 billion on alternative livelihoods projects, trying to help farmers grow legal crops instead of opium poppy. The British and German governments have also put lashings of money into the sector. “The results have been,...

Tajikistan: On the problems of Tajik youth

  7 September 2010

With an average age of 24, Tajikistan is one of the world’s youngest countries. But this may be a curse rather than a blessing, argues Tajik Voice exploring youth culture in this country and covering two topics – religion and life prioroties.