The 2003 Tajikistan National Human Development Report on Improving Water Governance was launched at the International Fresh Water Forum in Dushanbe on August 30, where over 400 participants from 45 countries had gathered.
The NHDR 2003 provides a comprehensive analysis of the water situation in Kazakhstan and will serve as a foundation of Government as well as NGOs and private sector's actions. Regional development studies and MDGRs have revealed that water plays a key role in Kazakhstan's human development.
The Azerbaijan NHDR report of 2003 deals with the role of Information and New Technologies in Human Development. This builds on the Azerbaijani President's recent approval of a National ICT Strategy. The NHDR analyzes a small-scale survey on how introduction of ICT affects people's lives.
This is the first National Human Development Report 2003 for Pakistan. The report examines new questions such as: How do distorted markets for goods and services result in the loss of income for the poor?
Mongolia in the past fifty years achieved and sustained relatively high levels of education, health and income despite its large, land-locked territory, harsh climate, low natural productivity and widely dispersed population.