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UCA Training Improves Livelihoods for Women
Twenty women-led and gender equality-focused Civil Society Organisations (CSO) have been selected by the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) Kyrgyzstan to undergo a capacity building programme, developed and led by the University of Central Asia's (UCA) Civil Society Initiative. This is part of a six-month collaboration of AKF and UCA to advance gender equality and civil society. It is funded by Global Affairs Canada and the Aga Khan Foundation Canada under the Foundations for Health and Empowerment initiative.
New Dean at UCA’s School of Arts and Sciences
English Language Skills for Learners in Tajikistan and Afghanistan
MSRI Supports the Adaptive Capacity of Naryn Livestock Farmers
Vint Cerf Shares Vision of Internet in the Next Decade
The University of Central Asia held an online lecture with Vinton G. Cerf on the History and Future of the Internet on July 16th, as part of its Distinguished Lecture Series.
UCA Students Take Action to Protect the Environment
A dynamic group of undergraduate students at the University of Central Asia (UCA) in Naryn (Kyrgyzstan) and Khorog (Tajikistan) are actively raising awareness about ecological issues, and encouraging participation in environmentally sustainable practices.
Geothermal Energy Helps Year-round Farming in Tajikistan
Food and nutrition insecurity are emerging as major issues in mountainous regions, particularly in the Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO) in Tajikistan, where there are short growing seasons, severe climatic conditions at elevations above 2,000 metres, as well as limited availability of agriculture land. To address these challenges, the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Mountain Societies Research Institute (MSRI), in collaboration with research institutions and development partners, has launched a research project on food systems.
Juniper Forests and the Survival of High Mountain Communities
UCA’s Mountain Societies Research Institute, together with a group of researchers from Germany, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan launched the “Juniper Central Asia Project” in 2019. The two-year project has five areas of focus including socio-economic research, year-ring analysis, assessment of the distribution zones and the biomass of juniper forests through remote sensing, and the creation of models to describe dynamics of development and degradation of these forests.
UCA Students Develop App to Combat Domestic Violence
Zarastin Kholbash, Aida Yessimova, and Manuchekhr Makhsutshoev, are studying Communications and Media and Computer Science at the University of Central Asia (UCA), and came up with an idea to develop a digital platform connecting women, and providing resources for people who are subjected to abuse or domestic violence.
Covid-19 Accelerates Digital Transformation at UCA
The University of Central Asia (UCA) is leading the way towards digitisation in Central Asia, and Covid-19 has been a catalyst in accelerating this progress.