AKHP Public Lecture, Khorog: Food Security in the Harsh Natural Environment of Gorno-Badakhshan

Date: 05 March 2019
Other languages: Русский язык |
March 5th 2019, 3:00 pm
Khorog, Tajikistan
Munira Davlatshoevna Navruzbekova
Associate Professor, General Biology Department
Khorog State University

Food security in mountain communities is closely related to the harsh climate and natural environments that are prone to natural disasters, making it difficult to produce required volumes of agricultural crops and disrupting the delivery of products to remote areas. In such context, the development and introduction of innovative technologies and approaches become especially relevant. The lecture will discuss current status of food security in highland areas of the Gorno-Badakhshan region and the methods to address the problem.

In 1989, Munira Davlatshoevna Navruzbekova graduated from the Biological Department of the Tajik State University (now Tajik National University - TNU) in Dushanbe. After graduation, she continued her research work at the Biochemistry of Plants Department at TNU. In 1997-2001, she pursued a postgraduate degree at the Pamir Biological Institute under the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan. In 2002, she successfully defended her Masters of Philosophy dissertation on “Plant Physiology and Biochemistry”. Since 1995, she has worked as an Associate Professor at the General Biology Department of Khorog State University. She is currently pursuing a doctorate degree with a thesis on the “Ways to Increase the Productivity of Vegetable Plants in Open Soils and under Glass”. Navruzbekova has published over 40 research papers.

Munira Tavakalova
Candidate of Philosophy
Head of the Department of Philosophy and Political Studies
Khorog State University

The lecture will be delivered in Russian.

Ismaili Centre in Khorog
132 Shotemurov Street 
Khorog, Tajikistan

Please confirm your participation with your name and affiliation by sending an e-mail to: tavakalova72@rambler.ru (Munira Tavakalova); gulbahor.raqamova@ucentralasia.org (Gulbahor Raqamova); latifa.amadbekova@ucentralasia.org (Latifa Amadbekova). 
Ideas presented in this lecture reflect the personal opinion of the speaker and do not necessarily represent the views of the University of Central Asia and/or its employees.  
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