February, 2013
This monthly electronic newsletter provides a snapshot of some of the current work of the Regional Program for Sustainable Agricultural Development in Central Asia and the Caucasus, supported by the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). The Program aims at reducing poverty and hunger, improving human health and nutrition, and enhance ecosystem resilience through high-quality international research, partnership and leadership in Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan) and the Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia).

Contacts

CGIAR Program Facilitation Unit for Central Asia and the Caucasus
c/o International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
P.O. Box 4375
Tashkent 100000
Uzbekistan

Tel.:
(998-71) 237-21-30/69/04; 234-82-16; 234-83-57; 237-47-19

E-mail:
pfu-tashkent@cgiar.org

Web site:
www.cac-program.org

Soil fertility remains a key problem in parts of Central Asia and the Caucaus. Photo by Aziz Nurbekov. / Ïëîäîðîäèå ïî÷âû îñòàåòñÿ îäíîé èç îñíîâíûõ ïðîáëåì â íåêîòîðûõ ðåãèîíàõ Öåíòðàëüíîé Àçèè è Þæíîãî Êàâêàçà. Ôîòî Àçèçà Íóðáåêîâà.

Farmers learn how to improve soil fertility under conservation agriculture

Date: February 22, 2013

Soil fertility remains a key problem in parts of Central Asia and the Caucasus. In such areas, lack of soil nutrients and water often results in low crop production.

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Фермеры изучают методы улучшения плодородия почвы

Дата: February 22, 2013

Плодородие почвы является одной из основных проблем в некоторых регионах Центральной Азии и Южного Кавказа.

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Water discharge measurement: demonstration and dissemination of technologies for more efficient use of irrigation water, WPI-PL project in Fergana Valley. Photo by IWMI. / Èçìåðåíèå ðàñõîäà âîäû: äåìîíñòðàöèÿ è ðàñïðîñòðàíåíèå òåõíîëîãèé äëÿ áîëåå ýôôåêòèâíîãî èñïîëüçîâàíèÿ ïîëèâíîé âîäû, ïðîåêò ÓÏÂ-ÓÏ â Ôåðãàíñêîé äîëèíå. Ôîòî ÈÂÌÈ.

Swiss-funded regional water project meets with success

Date: February 20, 2013

Water resources management is a key issue in Central Asia, particularly in view of its dependence on agriculture.

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Швейцарский региональный проект по управлению водными ресурсами завершился успехом

Дата: February 20, 2013

Управление водными ресурсами является одним из ключевых вопросов в Центральной Азии, особенно, учитывая зависимость региона от сельского хозяйства.

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