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Q-News Special Issue: Mountain Societies Research Institute
This first issue of 2014 puts the spotlight on UCA’s Mountain Societies Research Institute (MSRI). MSRI’s background paper on sustainable land management and eBilim, MSRI’s mobile digital library are featured. Other highlights include the Central Asia and Afghanistan Research Fellowship programme and the Mountain Partnership Central Asia Hub's initiatives.
UCA Awards 14 Fellowships for Research on Mountain Societies
The University of Central Asia’s Mountain Societies Research Institute (MSRI) awarded over $160,000 in grants to 14 accomplished fellows from Afghanistan, Tajikistan and the Kyrgyz Republic. Awarded in April 2014, the grants will support two-year research projects related to the development of mountain societies.
University of Central Asia and International Food Policy Research Institute Host Food Security Conference
The University of Central Asia’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) co-hosted a conference on Agricultural Transformation and Food Security in Central Asia 8-9 April 2014 in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, engaging government officials, development partners and researchers from the region and abroad in dialogue on food security research.
Continuing Education Unit to be established through partnership between Badakhshan University, University of Central Asia and Aga Khan Foundation, Afghanistan
The University of Central Asia (UCA) and Aga Khan Foundation, Afghanistan, which are both part of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Badakhshan University (BU) to establish a Continuing Education Unit at BU.
Institute of Public Policy and Administration Hosts Policy Process Symposium at Afghan Ministry of Finance
Afghanistan faces a complex and challenging policy agenda. Defining the policy-making process to improve its effectiveness and ensure that policy is informed by the best analysis will be critical to advancing this agenda.
University of Central Asia and Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Symposium Highlights Role of SMEs in Regional Trade
“Small and medium enterprises are a main driver of business and economic exchange in Afghanistan and the ‘Heart of Asia’ region, especially between Afghanistan and Central Asia,” said Mrs Roya Rahmani, Director General of the Regional Cooperation Directorate of the Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Mr James Hill, Head of Mission, Embassy of Canada, underscored the importance of SMEs in economic growth that can provide a basis for stability in the region.
Institute of Public Policy and Administration Hosts Symposium on the Policy-Making Process in Tajikistan
The University of Central Asia’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration (UCA-IPPA) and the Institute of Public Administration (IPA) under the Executive Office of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan convened a symposium on Policy-Making Process in Government in the Republic of Tajikistan on 21 February 2014 at IPA in Dushanbe.
University of Central Asia and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic hold National Round Table on Local Economic Development: Potential and Prospects
Building a democratic state governed by the rule of law requires training the next generation of public and local self-government authorities. This was the focus of a national round table on Local Economic Development: Potential and Prospects organised by the University of Central Asia (UCA) and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic on 11 March 2014 in Bishkek.
UCA’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration Hosts Policy-Making Process in Government Symposium
On 24 December 2013, the University of Central Asia’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration (UCA-IPPA) hosted a symposium on Policy-Making Process in Government in the Kyrgyz Republic. The symposium was organised within the framework of UCA’s Research and Public Policy Initiative, and is the first in a series which will take place in the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan and Afghanistan. Held in Bishkek, it was attended by representatives of ministries, state committees, business associations and civil society, as well as independent experts.
Q-News Special Issue: Campus Development
The stories in this issue put the spotlight on these exciting developments, and feature some of the people who make them possible. Other highlights include the graduation of 200 SPCE and AKHP learners in Dushanbe; a new agreement between UCA and the Kyrgyz Russian Slavonic University; and UCA publications presented to the Library of Congress.