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Central Asia Radio

IWPR's weekly radio programmes for Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan provide 15 minutes of analysis and comment on current political and social themes in each country.

The programmes go out in Russian and in Tajik or Kyrgyz, and to ensure that all listeners can hear them, they are being carried by established broadcast networks with maximum reach in each country – the National Radio and Television Corporation of Kyrgyzstan (NTRK), the Radio and Television Association of Kyrgyzstan, and also stations in Tajikistan.

Production Team: Bishkek editor: Sabyr Abdymomunov; Dushanbe editor: Shahodat Saibnazarova. Broadcasting Terms: Rebroadcasting of Central Asia Radio programmes is subject to written approval from IWPR.

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Dates active: 
2008 to 2014
Rita Borbukeeva
26 Feb 10
Rita Borbukeeva reports on the impact the power cuts imposed all across Kyrgyzstan this winter have had on a children’s hospital in Issykkul province in the north of Kyrgyzstan.
IWPR Central Asia
20 Feb 10
The head of the OSCE election monitoring team in Tajikistan says the same values and standards should apply to all countries, regardless of differences between their political systems.
IWPR Central Asia
20 Feb 10
Although many of the candidates nominated for the forthcoming elections in Tajikistan are young, the past record suggests that few of them will make it into parliament or local councils.
IWPR Central Asia
20 Feb 10
Reporter Shahodat Saibnazarova tries to find out whether more women will make it into parliament in the February 20 election.
IWPR Central Asia
20 Feb 10
Tajikistan’s parliamentary election is still a month away, but the outcome appears to be predetermined– a win for the governing People’s Democratic Party, PDP.
IWPR Central Asia
8 Feb 10
In a country where most medicines have to be imported, a new effort is under way to create a local drugs manufacturing sector.
IWPR Central Asia
8 Feb 10
Reporter Ismatullo Qayum looks at the problems facing disabled people surviving on low benefits with few opportunities to earn a living.
IWPR Central Asia
8 Feb 10
A new college of jewellery in Tajikistan is being funded by Iran, as part of that country’s longstanding efforts to build relationships with the Central Asian states.
IWPR Central Asia
7 Feb 10
Many shops in Kyrgyzstan are responding to rising consumer demand by offering halal meat and other products, but it is hard to verify the provenance of this food.
IWPR Central Asia
7 Feb 10
Gulaiym Ashakeeva reports from Kyrgyzstan’s only prison for women, where many of the inmates are repeat offenders as they cannot adjust to life outside.

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