CAFDP 2009, Kyrgyz Republic
- Candidate, PhD in Ecology, University of Hamburg, Germany. Doctoral Research: “Effects of Land Use and Vegetation Changes on Soil Erosion, of Alpine Grazing Lands in the Fergana Range of Southern Kyrgyzstan”
- MSc in Environmental Management, International University of Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyz Republic
- BSc in Ecology and Biotechnology, University of Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyz Republic
Maksim has worked with ‘Counterpart-Sheriktesh,’ assisting in implementation of the Establishment of Educational and Legal Centres in Chui and Jalalabat oblasts of the Kyrgyz Republic project. He worked with the Bashat Community-based Foundation and coordinated the implementation of the snow leopard conservation and research programme, and has been involved in various ecological projects. His research focuses on land use and soil erosion.