Water resource development in Northern Afghanistan and its implication for Amu Darya basin

Ahmad, M. and M. Wasiq
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This working paper of the World Bank attempts to provide an overview of (a) the amount of Amu Darya flows generated in the northern Afghanistan; (b) the amount of water presently used in northern Afghanistan, prospective use in the near future, and possible impact of the increased use on the riparian states and the Aral Sea; (c) existing agreements between Afghanistan and the neighboring Central Asian States regarding the use waters in the Amu Darya Basin, their relevance and applicability in the present and in the future; and (d) future directions for water resources development and improved water management in the basin.