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  1. Adaptation to Climate Change in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 5, 2012
    This report is based on the outcome of a survey carried out among the countries of South East Europe (SEE) and Eastern Europe, Caucasian and Central Asian (EECCA) through a questionnaire prepared bythe Task Force on Water and Climate under the UNE...
  2. Adapting to Climate Change in Europe and Central Asia

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 6, 2012
    The climate is changing and Europe and Central Asia (ECA) is already experiencing the consequences: increasing variability, warmer temperatures, changing hydrology, and more extremes—droughts, floods,heat waves, windstorms, and forest fires. Wit...
  3. Regional Water Intelligence Report Central Asia

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 6, 2012
    Water is an increasingly strategic resource in the Central Asian region for economic and social development. Water cuts across critical issues such as food and fibre production, energy generation, environmental sustainability and human security. T...
  4. Addressing Environmental Risks in Central Asia

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 6, 2012
    While the linkages between environment and security are broadly acknowledged and recognized, much work remains to be done on understanding the nature of the causes and direction of the effects. Without such an understanding, policy responses will ...
  5. The Glaciers of Central Asia: A Disappearing Resource

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 6, 2012
    Central Asia is one of the world’s most vulnerable regions to climate change. An arid climate, combined with a history of environmental mismanagement and limited climate-related disaster risk mitigation strategies, have created a region that is ...
  6. Climate Change: Central [Asian] Puzzle of the 21st Century

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 6, 2012
    This paper describes the the linkage between climate change and security in central Asia, which is often a result of resource-intensive, sometimes resource-wasting patterns of production and consumption, and of inadequate agricultural practices
  7. Biodiversity Assessment for Central Asia: Regional Overview

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 19, 2012
    From April to July 2000, a team of biodiversity experts conducted a regional biodiversity assessment in the Central Asian Republic. This assessment was funded by USAID’s Regional Mission to the Central Asian Republics in Almaty under a contract ...
  8. High-altitude rangelands and their interfaces in the Hindu Kush Himalayas

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Jun 6, 2014
    It contains a collection of papers and scholarly articles by ecologists, natural resource managers, and other professionals working on the high-altitude rangelands of the HKH region. It is divided into four sections. The first section focuses on a...