Conference materials

RESULTS: 16 conference materials found


12 October 2015 | CONFERENCE MATERIAL
Life in Kyrgyzstan 2015 - Conference Programme
The inaugural Life in Kyrgyzstan Conference fosters research exchange in Central Asia and reflects current evidence-based policy making in the region. The conference brings together more than 40 international speakers and includes plenary discussions and topical sessions on labour markets, gender, migration, poverty, health, security, and integration issues in Central Asia. It also features findings of the research project ‘Gender and Employment in Central Asia’.

20 January 2014 | CONFERENCE MATERIAL
Why Mountains Matter for Energy
The brief underscores the role of sustainable hydropower, biomass, wind, solar and geothermal energy. It calls for mountain targets that: integrate sustainable development into country policies and programmes; increase sustainable energy in the energy mix; double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency in buildings, industry, agriculture and transport; and take joint action to improve access for mountain communities to reliable energy.
Available in English.
Mountain Societies Research Institute, University of Central Asia

20 January 2014 | CONFERENCE MATERIAL
Why Mountains Matter for Forests and Biodiversity
The brief recognises the role of mountains as centers of agro-biodiversity, and their importance for providing ecosystem goods and services. It describes these goods and services, including clean water, protection against natural hazards, as well as high biodiversity, and recreational and spiritual values. The brief calls for targets related to enhancing ecosystem services of at least 15% of degraded ecosystems, as well as the conservation of 17% of terrestrial areas of particular importance for biodiversity and ecosystem services and the reduction of loss of mountain biodiversity.
Available in English.
Mountain Societies Research Institute, University of Central Asia

20 January 2014 | CONFERENCE MATERIAL
Why Mountains Matter for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction
The policy brief introduces the challenges facing mountain regions relating to vulnerability to natural hazards, high levels of poverty, and threats to water resources from climate change. The brief proposes targets to build resilience and reduce affected populations and loses from disasters in mountain regions by 50%. It calls for increased awareness of climate change threats in mountain regions and support for improved policy and frameworks for DRR.
Available in English.
Mountain Societies Research Institute, University of Central Asia

11 June 2011 | CONFERENCE MATERIAL
Challenges and opportunities of Pasture Management in Mongolia
Abstract of the presentation "Challenges and opportunities of Pasture Management in Mongolia", by  Hijaba Ykhanbai, PhD, Sc.D, Chairman, Environment and Development Association "JASIL".
 

11 June 2011 | CONFERENCE MATERIAL
Community based pasture management in Kyrgyzstan
"Community based pasture management in Kyrgyzstan" (Abstract) by Azamat Isakov, Project Coordinator CAMP Alatoo Public Foundation (azamat@camp.elcat.kg)   

11 June 2011 | CONFERENCE MATERIAL
Decentralized Pasture Governance in Kyrgyzstan: Challenges for implementation
"Decentralized Pasture Governance in Kyrgyzstan: Challenges for implementation" by Wibke Crewett.
 

11 June 2011 | CONFERENCE MATERIAL
Land Tenure in Afghanistan’s Central Highlands: Implications for Pasture Management
"Land Tenure in Afghanistan’s Central Highlands: Implications for Pasture Management" by Laurie Ashley, Aga Khan Foundation (laurie.ashley@gmail.com)
 

11 June 2011 | CONFERENCE MATERIAL
Enhancing Livestock Production Systems in Tajikistan to Mitigate Potential Impacts of Climate Change
"Enhancing Livestock Production Systems in Tajikistan to Mitigate Potential Impacts of Climate Change" (Abstract), by Nanda Joshi and Karim Maredia.

11 June 2011 | CONFERENCE MATERIAL
Market access and pastoral livelihood strategies in rural Kyrgyzstan
"Market access and pastoral livelihood strategies in rural Kyrgyzstan" (Abstract), by Daniel Maselli, Inam-ur-Rahim, Bassirou Bonfoh, Henri Rueff, Urs Wiesmann.
 

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