ICARDA to develop Central Asia Climate Information Platform

Date: 2019-04-10.

Average annual temperatures across Central Asia since the mid 20th century have increased from 0.5°C in the south to 1.6°C in the north, making the region most vulnerable to climate change. Building resilience to climate’s mounting impacts like melting glaciers in uplands and droughts in lowlands has become a dire priority to reduce poverty and enhance prosperity in the region, about 60 percent of which consists of deserts.

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Central Asia climate change conference: search for solutions

Date: 2019-04-03.

ICARDA is seeking solutions to climate change adaptation in Central Asia. With erratic rainfalls and low agricultural productivity, Central Asian countries are highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Disappearing glaciers, the shrinkage of Aral Sea, frequent droughts and severe dust storms are causing a serious threat to food and nutrition security of a 70-million people region, half of which reside in rural areas.

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Meeting with EU Delegation and World Bank Representatives to explore possible collaboration

Date: 2017-05-31.

Scientists and Regional Coordinators of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Program's Centers (ICARDA, Bioversity, ICBA, IWMI, WorldVeg) and CACAARI operating in Central Asia and the Caucasus (CAC) region met EU Delegation and World Bank Representatives to explore possible research collaboration in Uzbekistan.


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IWMI Central Asia Team at the International Scientific-Practical Conference and Exposition

Date: 2017-04-20.


"The problems and perspectives of effective water management in conditions of globalization" International scientific-practical conference and exposition was held on 11-12 April, 2017 at Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Melioration (TIIM) organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources of the Republic of Uzbekistan and TIIM.

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Increasing the profile of crop diversity in agricultural production and policies in Uzbekistan

Date: 2017-04-10.

Pomegranate liquor farmer from the village of Rustam, Karakalpastan. Photo credit: Bioversity Uzbekistan

April 10, 2017 by Hasan Buriev (Tashkent Agrarian University), Abdikhalil Kayimov (Tashkent Agrarian University), Karim Baymetov (Uzbek Research Institute of Plant Industry), Muhabbat Turdieva (Bioversity International, Tashkent, Uzbekistan), and Isabel López Noriega (Bioversity International, Rome, Italy) Leave a Comment

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