Considering that the platform is being designed not only for decision makers and scientists, but also for agricultural producers and farmers across the country, it is important that it is simple, easy to use, and operates on low internet bandwidth and mobile phones, the participants noted.
An important issue is making the platform sustainable and viable, so that it continues running after the project is completed.
A consultative seminar on the development of Central Asian Climate Information Platform (CACIP) was held on June 14 in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
The representatives of the ministries of agriculture, water resources, forestry committee, hydromet and other agricultural agencies of Uzbekistan discussed the development of climate information platform in Tashkent on 11 June 2019.
With more than 3 billion people affected, land degradation is one of the world’s biggest environmental problems. In Uzbekistan, where agriculture is an important source of income for rural population, land degradation poses substantial threats for sustainable development, causing declines in crop yields and livestock productivity.
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).