Food security and livelihood improvement through agroforestry in Central Asia – eAGROFORST
funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Kickoff Workshop February 28th–March 2nd, 2018
Knowledge and experiences on agroforestry for food security and livelihood improvement in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan
Venue: Touristan II Hotel, Bokonbaeva Street 194
February 28th, 2018
09:00 Workshop introduction:
Niels Thevs and Kumar Aliev, World Agroforestry Centre: “ICRAF in Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia – ongoing activities and outlook” (ENG)
10:00 Prof. Biymyrza Toktoraliev and Muslim Rajapbaev, Academy of Sciences Kyrgyzstan: “Current situation of forest sector and agroforestry perspectives in Kyrgyzstan” (RUS)
11:30 Dr. Evgeniy Botman, Forestry Institute, Forestry Commission Uzbekistan: “Food security and livelihood improvement through agroforestry in Uzbekistan” (ENG)
14:30 Zhantaev Kanatbek, Director of Balykchy Leskhoz: “Dry and poor lands reclamation” (RUS)
15:15 World Café: “Challenges and opportunities for implementing agroforestry systems”
17:30 Wrap up and final discussions
March 1st, 2018
09:30 Discussion. Summarising the results of the 1st day.
10:00 Prof. , Dr. Kentbaev E. Kazakh National Agrarian University. Agro-forest-meliorative effect of safety shelterbelters. (RUS)
10:30 Planning activities of eAGROFORST.
14:00 Futher collaboration and necessary research.