RFE/RL’s Media-Relations Manager Muhammad Tahir moderated a discussion on water supplies and water use in Central Asia.

From Tashkent, Helena Fraser, the UN resident coordinator for Uzbekistan, participated in the discussion. From Colombo, Sri Lanka, we were joined by senior researcher at the International Water Management Institute, Soumya Balasubramanya. From Washington, D.C., environmental activist and former deputy chief at Iran’s Department of Environment, Kaveh Madani, took part in the talk.I’ve been upstream and downstream in Central Asia, so I had a couple of things to say.


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