Germany will help Uzbekistan in maintaining the ecosystem in the lower reaches of the Amu Darya river

Germany will help Uzbekistan in maintaining the ecosystem in the lower reaches of the Amu Darya river© RIA Novosti. Nicholas Lazarenkova the image Bank

The government of Uzbekistan and Germany on Saturday signed a cooperation agreement for the maintenance of ecosystems in the lower reaches of the Amu Darya river in the North-West of the Republic, the press service of the foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan.

«Thirty-first of December the agreement between the government of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the government of the Federal Republic of Germany on technical cooperation for the project «Land use based on ecosystem approach and preservation of ecosystems in the lower reaches of the Amu Darya river», — stated in the message.

The project involves increasing the productivity of degraded land used for irrigated agriculture, and biodiversity conservation through forest protection and afforestation in the lower reaches of the Amu Darya river, according to the materials on the government portal gov.uz.

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