Results of work package II
Reviewing the framework for Integrated Natural Resource Management (INRM) and identifying challenges and opportunities in all partner countries.
Workshop on the presentation of the review report for Integrated Natural Resource Management (INRM) in Uzbekistan
28 May 2019, Tashkent
The event was organized by FAO Office in Uzbekistan to validate the findings of the review conducted by the CADI project consultant on INRM in Uzbekistan.
In addition to defining the INRM approach internationally applied, the review report provides a comprehensive analysis of various projects related to sustainable resource management implemented by state agencies and international research and development institutions.
Among 30 participants who attended the workshop, there were representatives of various state agencies related to natural resources management in the republic, research institutes, international research and development organizations.
The workshop helped to collect valuable observations on the actual status of INRM as well as to finetune the recommendations that would best allow sustaining ecosystems of Uzbekistan and, correspondingly, major livelihood sources for millions of people representing the local population. All the comments will be considered in the final version of the INRM review report to be widely shared among stakeholders.
Establishing best-practices and approaches for climate-adapted & biodiversity-friendly INRM through Farmer Field Schools (FFS) and enhancement of crop nursery practices on open fields and in greenhouses (in Uzbekistan)
Stakeholder Awareness Workshop on the concept of Farmer Field Schools (FFS)
23 July 2019, Tashkent
The main issue of deserts in Central Asia is land degradation. It leads to desertification, creats dust storms and sands spreading, which eventually force people to leave their homelands. CADI project implements activities to protect and sustain such desert areas.
A workshop on 23 July in Tashkent aimed at improving understanding of the concept of Farmer Field Schools (FFS) and raising awareness of participants on how to provide rural advisory services more effectively, including innovative technologies for agricultural production. During the workshop, participants learned about the definition of FFS and how to establish them in Uzbekistan. The workshop was organized for farmers and representatives of research centers and universities, covering a wide range of stakeholders.
The event was organized by FAO Office in Uzbekistan, the Tashkent State Agrarian University, and the Council of Farmers, Dekhkan Farms, and Owners of Private Backyards of Uzbekistan. Over 50 participants attended the workshop.
Mr. Ratna Kumar Jha, FFS Consultant of the CADI project, participated at the workshop as the keynote speaker.