Editorial for the special issue on water use management challenges in Central Asia and Afghanistan

Stefanos Xenarios1*, Bjørn Kløve2, Kai Wegerich3

1Mountain Societies Research Institute, University of Central Asia, 720001, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

2Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Technology, University of Oulu, 90014 Oulu, Finland

3Institute of Geosciences and Geography, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, 06120 Halle (Saale), Germany

*Corresponding author: stefanos.xenarios@ucentralasia.org

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Afghanistan, Central Asia, water use management