Pistachio tree planting event took place on 23 April in Bostanlyk district of Tashkent region, Uzbekistan.
Rural households in Uzbekistan customarily invest into livestock as a secure way of savings. Surroundings of settlements and accessible watering points are normally used as grazing areas.
The greenhouse vegetable production in the countries of Central Asia and the Caucasus (CAC) is significantly below its potential due to a number of biotic and abiotic factors, including soil diseases (fusarium and nematodes), causing significant damage to plants and yields.
The world experience on adoption of conservation agriculture (CA) - one of the most important components of sustainable agriculture - suggests that the countries effectively using no-till drill machinery, are implementing CA practices the fastest.
For many years the CGIAR Regional Program for Central Asia and the Caucasus program (CAC) has been successful in collaborating with local and international research institutions, public organizations, universities, farmers’ associations and other groups of partners.
6-9 November, 2016 the "1st International Agrobiodiversity Congress" will be held in New Delhi, India.
The Regional Program for Sustainable Agricultural Development in Central Asia and Caucasus was initiated in 1998, and operates as a consortium of eight National Agricultural Research Centers (NARS), eight Centers of the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR consortium members) and three additional advanced research institutions (non-CGIAR consortium members).