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Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources of the Republic of Uzbekistan

www.agro.uz

The Ministry coordinates agricultural, water and forestry sectors and fulfills the assigned tasks and functions directly or through its subordinate republican and territorial bodies.

The tasks of the Ministry include the following:

  • implement the common agronomic policy aimed at modernizing and developing agriculture in a sustainable manner;
  • improve and adopt the up-to-date agro-technologies in agricultural production;
  • coordinate activities of sectors, branches, and entities that serve the agricultural producers on the basis of market principles and mechanisms;
  • coordinate work on extension of economic reforms in the agrarian sector, wider development of leasing relationship, family contracts, and private farms;
  • develop recommendations for improvement of farming practices and diversification of crop varieties;
  • carry out the national policy in the area of selection and seed farming, pedigree stock-breeding, veterinary, phyto-sanitary control and livestock, poultry, and fishery output safety;
  • govern surface water using the basin approach to irrigation system management and introduce market principles of water use at all levels;
  • operate and modernize the public water infrastructure;
  • undertake measures for reclamation of old irrigated land and development of new land;
  • take part in the development of investment policies for agriculture, water and forestry sectors;
  • ensure strict compliance with land and water laws;
  • carry out the national policy in the area of forest use, protection, conservation, and development;
  • scientific, technological, and information support of subordinate institutions and enterprises;
  • train, re-train and build capacities of managers and staff of agricultural, water and forestry sectors;
  • implement the common technical and technological policy on chemical and biological plant protection in agriculture, prevention and control of plant diseases, pests, and weeds.

Central Water Resources Administration

The Central Water Resources Administration is a structural division of the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The Central Administration is responsible for regulation of surface water use and implementation of necessary measures to supply national economic sectors and population with water.

The Central Administration exercises control over implementation of water law in basin irrigation system administrations and other enterprises and institutions in the water sector and elaborates proposals for the improvement of legislative decrees and submits them for consideration in the established manner.

The key tasks of the Central Administration are as follows:

  • organize purposeful and efficient water use on the basis of market-based principles and mechanisms;
  • carry out the common technological policy in the water sector and introduce advanced water-conservation technologies;
  • organize uninterrupted and well-timed water supply to users;
  • ensure operational reliability of irrigation systems and hydraulic structures;
  • ensure efficient use of water resources in irrigation systems;
  • provide accurate accounting and reporting on water use;
  • coordinate work on extension of economic reforms, development of various forms of ownership in the water sector, and monitor implementation;
  • maintain state water cadaster in the section Water use.

Basin Irrigation System Administrations

The Basin Irrigation System Administrations are territorial divisions of the Central Water Resources Administration of the Republic of Uzbekistan and include:

  • Naryn-Karadarya Basin Irrigation System Administration;
  • Naryn-Syrdarya Basin Irrigation System Administration;
  • Syrdarya-Sokh Basin Irrigation System Administration;
  • Nizhnesyrdarya Basin Irrigation System Administration;
  • Chirchik-Akhangaran Basin Irrigation System Administration;
  • Amu-Surkhan Basin Irrigation System Administration;
  • Amu-Kashkadarya Basin Irrigation System Administration;
  • Amu-Bukhara Basin Irrigation System Administration;
  • Nizhneamudarya Basin Irrigation System Administration;
  • Zaravshan Basin Irrigation System Administration;
  • Fergana Valley Main Canal System Administration and Unified Dispatch Center.

The key tasks of Basin Irrigation System Administrations are as follows:

  • organize purposeful and efficient water use on the basis of market-based principles and mechanisms;
  • carry out the common technological policy in the water sector through introduction of up-to-date technologies;
  • organize uninterrupted and well-timed water supply to users;
  • ensure operational reliability of irrigation systems and hydraulic structures;
  • ensure efficient use of water resources at basin level;
  • provide accurate accounting and reporting on water use.


State Committee for Ecology and Environment Protection of the Republic of Uzbekistan

www.uznature.uz 

The State Committee for Ecology and Environment Protection of the Republic of Uzbekistan is a state governing body in the field of ecology, environment protection, rational use and restoration of natural resources and is subordinate to the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The main tasks of the State Committee for Ecology and Environment Protection of the Republic of Uzbekistan are as follows:

  • state control in the area of ecology, environment protection, rational use and restoration of natural resource;
  • ensuring good conditions of the natural environment, protection of ecosystems, natural complexes and individual sites, and improvement of the environmental;
  • state control over compliance with legislation in waste management, organization of an effective system for collection, transport, processing, recycling, and disposal of household wastes in close cooperation with local authorities and citizens self-governance bodies;
  • state control over compliance with legislation in the protection and use of land, minerals, water, forests, flora, fauna, and air;
  • coordination of activities on ecology and environment protection, ensuring intergovernmental interaction while developing and implementing a common policy for environment protection and resource conservation;
  • maintenance of the state cadastre in the sphere of ecology and environment protection, as well as government accounting of nursery sites for wild animals, wild plants, zoological and botanical collections; and
  • organization of environmental education, promotion, and awareness raising, as well as re-training and professional development of experts in ecology and environment protection.

Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan

www.fvv.uz

The Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan is a state governing body in the field of prevention and liquidation of natural and man-made emergency situations, civil protection, hydrometeorology, sustainable operation of hydraulic structures, seismic observations, safe operation of small ships, and protection of lives and health of population on water bodies.

The main tasks of the Ministry are as follows:

  • development and implementation of a unified state policy in the field of prevention and liquidation of natural and man-made emergency situations in peacetime and wartime, hydrometeorology, sustainable operation of hydraulic structures, seismic observations, safe operation of small ships, and protection of lives and health of population on water bodies;
  • early detection of risks and threats of emergency situations and ensuring their early prevention;
  • provision of aid package to population in case of threats to their lives, health or property, strengthening and improvement of dialogue with people and close cooperation with citizens self-governance bodies and other community organizations, and ensuring timely information on possible threats;
  • development and management of the State System of Emergency Prevention and Responses (SSEPR) and Civil Protection in the Republic of Uzbekistan;
  • comprehensive monitoring and forecast of threats of emergency situations and related hydrometeorologic and seismic observations;
  • coordination of activity and efficient cooperation of the state and economic administrative bodies, local authorities, citizens self-governance bodies, and other organizations on protection of population and country territory from the natural and man-made emergency situations; setting up of the state reserve funds of financial, food- stock, medical and material resources for these purposes;
  • development and implementation of measures and target scientific-technical programs to develop, implement, and coordinate measures aimed at preventing emergency situations, protecting population and country territory, hydrometeorological and seismic observations, controlling safety of hydraulic structures and small ships, ensuring safety of population on water objects, as well as increased and sustainable functioning of industrial objects in case of emergency situations;
  • systematic preparation of population, officials, and SSEPR groups for actions in emergency situations using modern information communication technologies and mass media; and
  • training of highly-qualified personnel and their further development and organization of scientific research in the field of hydrometeorology and prevention and liquidation of emergency situations.

Center of Hydrometeorological Service at the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan (UzHydromet)

www.meteo.uz

Centre of Hydrometeorological Service (Uzhydromet) is the state governing body specially authorized for the solution of tasks in the field of hydrometeorology in the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The objectives of Uzhydromet are the development and improvement of the state system of hydrometeorological observations, hydrometeorological provision of the sectors of economy, scientific research activities, improvement of short-term and long-term weather forecasts, water availability of rivers, climate change.

Observations of water regime of hydrological objects in the basins of Amudarya and Syrdarya rivers and their components. Uzhydromet conducts hydrometeorological and agrometeorological observations on the whole territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan. In the zone of responsibility of Uzhydromet the stations which have long terms of observation are located.

Main objectives and tasks of hydrometeorological monitoring are provision of users with hydrometeorological data and prognostic and analytical information prepared on its base.

State Inspection Gosvodtechnadzor

v-nadzor.gov.uz

The State Inspection for control and supervision over conditions and safety of large and particularly important water facilities at the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan is a state authority, authorized in the field of state supervision over safety of hydraulic structures.

The key task of Gosvodhoznadzor is to undertake state control and supervision over:

  • reliability and safety of operation of large and particularly important water facilities;
  • design, construction, operation, reconstruction and repair of large and particularly important water facilities, including organization of project expertise, control of construction quality and acceptance for operation;
  • safeguarding of large and particularly important water facilities.

State Committee for Land, Geodesy, Cartography and National Cadaster of the Republic of Uzbekistan

ygk.uz

The State Committee for Land, Geodesy, Cartography and National Cadaster (Goskomzemgeodezkadastr) is a state administrative body.

The system of Goskomzemgeodezkadastr consists of land and national cadaster authorities of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, provinces, and the city of Tashkent, divisions for land and national cadaster of districts, state enterprises of land management and immovable property cadaster the Republic of Karakalpakstan, provinces, the city of Tashkent and districts, Inspection of State Geodesic Supervision, National Center of Geodesy and Cartography and other units.

The key tasks of Goskomzemgeodezkadastr are as follows:

  • ensure implementation of the common national policy on efficient land use and land relations regulation; organize land management and monitoring;
  • develop and implement national programs for improvement of soil fertility, rational use and protection of land;
  • undertake public control over land use and protection;
  • coordinate surveying and mapping activity;
  • organize state geodesic supervision;
  • coordinate activity of government agencies and local authorities on maintenance of national cadasters;
  • maintain national land cadaster, national cartographic-geodesic cadaster, national cadaster of buildings and structures, as well as the Unified system of national cadasters.

State Inspectorate for Control over Drinking Water Use at the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan

The main task of the State Inspectorate is to exercise control over:

  • compliance with legislation and regulations for rational and effective preparation, transportation and selling of drinking water; sanitation and wastewater treatment;
  • technical audit of the objects in water supply and sewage systems aimed at improving technological process and energy saving;
  • compliance with the technical requirements for connection to the water supply and sewerage system, and unauthorized connections to the system;
  • operational conditions of the water and sewage system, measures for preventing damages and emergencies in the system, and observance of standard rates of drinking water losses;
  • operational conditions of groundwater wells, regardless of their form of ownership.


Joint Stock Company Uzbekenergo

www.uzbekenergo.uz

The Power Industry of Uzbekistan operates in the framework of the Joint Stock Company Uzbekenergo.

The company structure includes 53 enterprises and organizations, including 39 open joint-stock companies, 11 unitary enterprises, 2 societies with limited liability and company branch-Energosotish.

Joint stock company Uzbekgidroenergo

The main tasks of JSC Uzbekgidroenergo are as follows:

  • carry out a unified technical policy in hydropower production, ensure safe and efficient operation of hydraulic structures, as well as centralized management of hydropower facilities;
  • develop and implement hydropower development programs based on the comprehensive development of hydropower potential and ensure increased share of hydropower in the national energy balance;
  • implement investment projects on construction of new hydropower plants and modernization of existing ones based on the modern and comprehensive scientific and technical decisions in the field of designing and construction of large, medium-sized, small and micro hydropower plants;
  • develop cooperation with international organizations and financial institutes to involve foreign investments and advanced technologies in the projects on construction of new hydropower plants and modernization of existing ones;
  • ensure careful protection of water potential of the republic, preserve existing flora and fauna while constructing and operating hydraulic structures, as well as efficient water management in view of climate, environment and other conditions of the republic;
  • systematic training, re-training and capacity building of experts with higher and secondary vocational education in the field of hydropower.


State Committee of Uzbekistan on Geology and Mineral Resources

www.uzgeolcom.uz

State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Geology and Mineral Resources coordinates and supports work on geological studies of subsoil, fulfilment of an assignment on reserves growth of hydromineral resources, hard industrial minerals, ferrous and rare metals, rare earth elements, and geological assignments on forming, strengthening and expansion of the mineral resources base of the Republic (except for hydrocarbon material, precious and non-ferrous metals, uranium) and other work in the field of geological studies of the territory of the Republic.



The State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics

www.stat.uz/en/

The State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics is a state governing body, which carries out a unified policy in the field of statistics aimed at establishing and operating integrated progressive statistical information system which is based on scientific methodology, international standards and rules, taking into account national and regional features of development and which meets the requirements of public and economic authorities, legal entities, international organizations and citizens in the official statistical information.

Basic tasks of the State Committee are as follows:

  • development and implementation of a unified policy in the field of state statistics, ensuring effective system of statistics organization;
  • coordination and regulation in the field of state statistics;
  • development, approval and implementation of a unified statistical methodology in compliance with international standards and structures of state statistical observations;
  • collection, processing, accumulation, storage, summary, analysis, and publication of statistical information on socio-economic processes and their results;
  • provision of statistical information to the state bodies, legal entities, international organizations, and population in due course;
  • implementation of a Unified State Register of Enterprises and Organizations; development, implementation and maintenance of economic-statistical classifications needed for statistical operations;
  • development of information and communication technologies in the system of state statistics; provision of users with free access to a wide set of indicators which fully cover issues of the national development and show qualitative changes in economic spheres, as well as population living standards;
  • further improvement of the methods of work of the central body of the Committee and its structural divisions, ensuring timely response to citizen petitions, and raising responsibility of concerned staff for timely and qualitative fulfillment of defined tasks.