In 2016, Uzbekistan celebrated twenty-five years of independence. Although government prioritized investment in agriculture sector, the social policy emphasized strongly institutional and organizational changes. As a result, women are mostly excluded from reforms’ benefits.
This is the first results-based country strategic opportunities programme (RB-COSOP) for the country, and covers the period 2017-2021.
The COSOP draws on national strategies and guidelines for agricultural and rural development, an analysis of three years of country programme experience, and the 2016 Social, Environmental and Climate Assessment Procedures study.
Agriculture is major sector in the economy of Central Asia. The sustainable use of agricultural land is therefore essential to economic growth, human well-being, social equity, and ecosystem services. However, salinization, erosion, and desertification cause severe land degradation which, in turn, degrade human health and ecosystem services.
This paper (in Russian) discusses the possibility of development of organic fruit growing in Uzbekistan using rich varietal diversity of local fruit crops.
Партнерство между Узбекистаном и ФАО динамично развивается со времени вступления страны в Организацию в 2001 году. Отношения сторон стали еще крепче с открытием в 2014 году Представительства ФАО и подписанием Соглашения с принимающей страной.
The present paper aims to demonstrate how the state land ownership affects development of agricultural sector in Uzbekistan, and what are its strengths and weaknesses. It highlights the importance of secure land right regardless of ownership. Land in Uzbekistan is state-owned; the exclusive state ownership of land was first incorporated in the 1992 Constitution.
Brief on Improving arid land by establishing pistachio plantations
Policy recommendations on sustainable land management in Kazakhstan, including the costs and benefits of alternative management options. Conclusion: More sustainable land management in desert forests can lead to economic and environmental benefits
Agenda of the Closing workshop on 'the assessment of the economics of land degradation in Central Asia' project, on 28-29 November 2016