Workshop on regional cooperation in Central Asia

Start Date
March 12, 2024
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Workshop on Regional Cooperation in Central Asia

Workshop on Regional Cooperation in Central Asia – Leveraging Synergies for integrative land-biodiversity-climate Action and Development of the Peace Forest Initiative for land restoration, prevention of sand and dust storms and shared natural resources

The workshop aims to sensitize regional stakeholders to cross-border cooperation approaches and rationale, funding opportunities, and map potential priority locations, project ideas, and entry points for PFI activities in the region. All days will be dedicated to discussing integrated actions on land, biodiversity, and climate to improve monitoring, reporting, and investment in the sustainable transformation of the agriculture and food system in Central Asia.

Hosts are UNCCD Global Mechanism, in partnership with the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH through its Integrative and Climate-Sensitive Land Use in Central Asia Program, Economics of Land Degradation (ELD) Initiative and International Rice Research Institute (IRRI).

Other workshop collaborators include the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Asian Forest Cooperation Organisation (AFoCO), Global Water Partnership (GWP), the Integrated Drought Management Programme (IDMP).

Workshop Partners