Centers' Staff

Dr. Akmal Akramkhanov

Position: Project coordinator, Knowledge management in CACILM II

Email: a.akramkhanov [at]


Research Area: Sustainable Land Management

Publications List

Akramkhanov, A., B. Tischbein, U. K. Awan. 2014 (in print). Effective management of soil salinity - revising leaching norms. In: JPA Lamers, A. Khamzina, I. Rudenko, PLG Vlek (Eds.): Restructuring land and water use in the lower Amudarya region: Policies and practices.


Akramkhanov, A., D. J. Brus, D. J. J. Walvoort. 2014. Geostatistical monitoring of soil salinity in Uzbekistan by repeated EM surveys. Geoderma, 213: 600-607.


Nurbekov A., A. Akramkhanov, J. Lamers, A. Kassam, T. Friedrich, R. Gupta, H. Muminjanov, M. Karabayev, D. Sydyk, J. Turok and M. Bekenov. 2014. Conservation Agriculture in Central Asia. In: Ram A Jat, Kanwar L Sahrawat and Amir Kassam (Eds.): Conservation Agriculture: Global Prospects and Challenges. CABI, 350-400 p.


Kienzler, K.M., J.P.A. Lamers, A. McDonald, A. Mirzabaev, N. Ibragimov, O. Egamberdiev, E. Ruzibaev, and A. Akramkhanov. 2012. Conservation agriculture in Central Asia – What do we know and where do we go from here? Field Crops Research, 132: 95-105.


Akramkhanov, A., and P. L. G. Vlek. 2012. The assessment of spatial distribution of soil salinity risk using neural network. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 184(4): 2475-2485.


Akramkhanov, A., R. Kuziev, R. Sommer, C. Martius, O. Forkutsa, and L. Massucati. 2012. Soils and soil ecology in Khorezm. In: C. Martius, I. Rudenko, J. P. A. Lamers, P. L. G. Vlek (Eds.): Cotton, Water, Salts and Soums. Economic and Ecological Restructuring in Khorezm, Uzbekistan. Springer, 419 pp, 37-58 p.


Akramkhanov, A., C. Martius, S. J. Park, J. M. H. Hendrickx. 2011. Environmental factors of spatial distribution of soil salinity on flat irrigated terrain. Geoderma, 163: 55-62.


Davletov, S., A. Ergashev, I. Rudenko, A. Akramkhanov. (eds.) 2010. Study Program for the course in “State management in nature protection”. Prepared for the Academy of State and Social Construction (AGOS) under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.


Akramkhanov, A., M. Ibrakhimov, J. P. A. Lamers. 2010. Managing Soil Salinity in the Lower Reaches of the Amudarya Delta: How to Break the Vicious Circle (Case Study 8-7). In Case Studies in Food Policy for Developing Countries, Volumes 1, 2, and 3, P. Pinstrup-Andersen and F. Cheng, eds. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. (Also available on the web at:


Akramkhanov, A., J. P. A. Lamers, C. Martius. 2010. Conversion factors to estimate soil salinity based on electrical conductivity for soils in Khorezm region, Uzbekistan. In: M. Qadir, D. Wichelns, J. Oster, S.-E. Jacobsen, S.M.A. Basra and R. Choukr-Allah (eds.): Sustainable Management of Saline Waters and Salt-Affected Soils for Agriculture. Proceedings of the Second Bridging Workshop, 15-18 November 2009, Aleppo, Syria, pp. 19-25.


Solh, M., C. Piggin, A. Akramkhanov, A. Nurbekov, R. Gupta, M. van Ginkel, C. Martius. 2009. Improving equity and livelihood security through conservation agriculture. Invited paper to the 4th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture in Delhi, India, 4-7th February 2009.


Lamers, J. P. A., A. Akramkhanov, O. Egamberdiev, A. Mossadegh-Manchadi, M. Tursunov, C. Martius, R. Gupta, K. Sayre, R. Eschanov, S. Kienzler. 2009. Rationale for conservation agriculture under irrigated production in Central Asia: Lessons learned. Invited paper to the 4th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture in Delhi, India, 4-7th February. 146-155 pp


Park, S.J., G.R. Ruecker, W.A. Agyare, A. Akramkhanov, D. Kim and P.L.G. Vlek. 2009. Influence of grid cell size and flow routing algorithm on soil-landform modeling. Journal of the Korean Geographical Society 44: 122-145.


Akramkhanov, A., R. Sommer, C. Martius, J. M. H. Hendrickx, P.L.G. Vlek. 2008. Comparison and sensitivity of measurement techniques for spatial distribution of soil salinity. Irrigation and Drainage Systems 22: 115-126.


Wall, P. C., N. Yuschenko, M. Karabayev, A. Morgounov, and A. Akramhanov. 2007. Conservation agriculture in the steppes of Northern Kazakhstan: The potential for adoption and carbon sequestration. In: Lal, R., Suleimenov, M., Stewart, B.A., Hansen, D.O., Doraiswamy, P.C. (eds.): Climate change and terrestrial carbon sequestration in Central Asia. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Taylor and Francis Publishers: 333-349.


Akramkhanov, A. 2005. The spatial distribution of soil salinity: detection and prediction. Ph.D. Thesis. Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Bonn, Germany. Ecology andDevelopment Series No. 32. Cuvillier Verlag Göttingen. (


Martius, C., J. Lamers, P. Wehrheim, A. Schoeller-Schletter, R. Eshchanov, A. Tupitsa, A. Khamzina, A. Akramkhanov, P.L.G. Vlek. 2004. Developing sustainable land and water management for the Aral Sea Basin through an interdisciplinary approach. In: V. Seng, E. Craswell, S. Fukai, K. Fischer (eds.): Water in Agriculture. Proceedings of a CARDI International Conference Research on water in Agricultural production in Asia for the 21st Century, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 25-28 November 2004. ACIAR Proceedings 116: 45-60.


Choudhary, M.A., A. Akramkhanov, and S. Saggar 2002. Nitrous oxide emissions from a New Zealand cropped soil: tillage effects, spatial and seasonal variability. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 93: 33-43.


Choudhary, M.A., A. Akramkhanov, and S. Saggar 2001. Nitrous oxide emissions in soils cropped with maize under long-term tillage and under permanent pasture in New Zealand. Soil and Tillage Research 62: 61-71.


Dr. Ram Sharma Head, PFU-CGIAR / Regional Coordinator, ICARDA-Tashkent / Senior Scientist / Breeder r.c.sharma [at]
Mr. Rustam Ibragimov Deputy Head of Representative Office r.ibragimov [at]
Dr. Aziz Nurbekov Project Regional Coordinator a.nurbekov [at]
Dr. Akmal Akramkhanov Project coordinator, Knowledge management in CACILM II a.akramkhanov [at]
Mr. Nariman Nishanov Project Field Research Coordinator n.nishanov [at]
Mr. Tulkun Yuldashev Irrigation-Drainage Specialist t.yuldashev [at]
Mr. Makhmud Shaumarov Research Field Coordinator m.shaumarov [at]
Mr. Shukhrat Amanov Research Assistant for Crop Improvement s.amanov [at]

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