Climate change-related problems cause growing concerns about the future of agricultural production in Central Asia.
In recent years efforts to combat land degradation in Central Asia have received a new impetus.
Impact of climate change is not a distant prospect in Central Asia, a region of mostly arid and semi-arid lands.
Salt-induced land degradation is a big problem in Central Asia, a region of mostly arid and semi-arid lands.
A new high-yielding and stress-tolerant winter wheat variety has been submitted to the State Variety Testing Commission in Turkmenistan.
|The role of Agricultural Innovation Systems in Central Asia and Caucasus countries and China towards more sustainable food security and nutrition|
This online discussion is initiated by the Central Asia and the Caucasus Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (CACAARI) in close collaboration with the Northwest Agriculture & Forest University (NAFU) from China and supported by FAO’s Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition in Europe and Central Asia (FSN Forum in ECA).
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).