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Institutional & promotional materials
Abril 2019

Presentation on "Climate-resilient food legumes for higher and sustainable productivity of rain-fed crop lands in Central Asia" submitted during the Central Asia Climate Change Conference, 3-4 April 2019. Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Peer-reviewed publication
Enero 2019

Shortly after the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was founded in 1945, the organization had started to support member countries addressing structural problems in agriculture with land fragmentation and small holding and farm sizes through the development of land…

Journal Articles & Books
Diciembre 2018

This ‘Policy Analysis of Nationally Determined Contributions in Europe and Central Asia’ follows up on the previous effort to report on implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions in the region. Specifically, this publication compiles and analyzes the most relevant and updated…

Journal Articles & Books
Diciembre 2018

The Regional Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for Europe and Central Asia produced by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) provides a critical analysis of the state of knowledge regarding the importance, status, and…

Reports & Research
Diciembre 2018

Agriculture is a major contributor to climate change,
emitting the three major greenhouse gases (GHGs) –
carbon dioxide (CO2), methane and nitrous oxide – into the
atmosphere. According to the Fifth Assessment Report of
the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC…

Peer-reviewed publication
Junio 2018

From a Mongolian ‘super mine’ to China’s One Belt One Road, rapid infrastructural development is reforging Central Asia as an economic pivot of the future. Such development offers enticing economic benefits, but threatens fragile environments and local livelihoods. Due to the weakness of the…

Policy Papers & Briefs
Febrero 2018

The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) set out internationally-accepted principles and standards for responsible practices, providing a framework for governments, the private sector and civil…

Journal Articles & Books
Enero 2018

Cropland abandonment is globally widespread and has strong repercussions for regional
food security and the environment. Statistics suggest that one of the hotspots of abandoned cropland
is located in the drylands of the Aral Sea Basin (ASB), which covers parts of post-Soviet Central…

Institutional & promotional materials
Octubre 2017

Non-tropical dry areas cover over 40% of the world’s land surface with a growing population of more than 2.5 billion people. These people grow 44% of the world’s food and keep half of the world’s livestock, yet one in six live in chronic poverty. Dry areas also face major challenges, including…