Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-106) 28 pp

January 2013

Cotton and Hydropower in Central Asia: How Resource Competition Affects Trade

This paper discusses the mechanisms by which water is allocated between agriculture and energy in Central Asia and presents scenario results that simulate the impacts on production and trade.

Keywords: water, agriculture, irrigation, energy, hydropower, cotton, trade, Central Asia

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Last updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2013

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