Partnerships

UCA thrives on multi-stakeholder partnerships with MSRI engaging a wide range of institutions to ensure optimal relevance, quality and impact of its initiatives. MSRI works closely with UCA's School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) on curriculum and research, with the Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA), as well as other Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) agencies. MSRI also collaborates with other universities, international organisations, and renowned experts, and is a member of various networks. MSRI hosts the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) Central Asian Office as well as the Mountain Partnership's (MP) Central Asia Hub, which provides grassroots access to governments and Central Asian communities.

MSRI's partners include:

Aga Khan Development Network
Aga Khan Foundation
Aga Khan Music Initiative

Disaster Risk Management Initiative
Aga Khan Agency for Habitat
Mountain Societies Development Support Programme

Regional Hosting
Mountain Partnership Central Asia Hub
World Agroforestry Centre

Network Memberships
Eurasia Pacific Network
Himalayan University Consortium
International Mountain Society

University Partners
Birmingham University
Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern
GeoForschungszentrum Potsdam
Imperial College London
London School of Economics and Political Science
Michigan State University
Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences
University of Alberta
University of British Columbia
University of Montana
Wageningen University

International Organisations
Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
Global Snow Leopard and Ecosystem Protection Program (GSLEP)
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
International Potato Center (CIP)

Central Asian Partners & Experts
MSRI is engaging Central Asian governments, mountain communities, universities, Academies of Sciences, scholars and experts to determine research priorities, provide critical input, and ensure MSRI's research has clear applied outputs.