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American University of Central Asia - AUCA - Program
Current and Future State of Water Resource Management and Environmental Issues in Central Asia

Program

of the International Conference

 

Venue: American University in Central Asia

Room 410, Tokombaev St. 7/6, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

Date: June 24-26, 2019

 

                                                                    JUNE 24

 

Presentation Topic

Presenter

9:00-9:30

Registration of participants

 

9:30-9:40

 

9:40-9:50

 

 

 

9:50-9:52

 

9:52-9:54

9:54-9:56

9:56-9:58

Opening remarks and welcome speech

 

Opening remarks

 

 

 

Welcome speech

Chyngyz Shamshiev, Vice-President, COO AUCA

 

Gary Shu, Director of the Office of Economic Development, USAID Mission in the Kyrgyz Republic KR

 

Gulmira Satylkanova, Representative of State Water Department of KR

 

Zheenbek Kulenbekov, AUCA

Habib Habibullah, Kabul University

Zamoniddin Nasriddinov, Tajik MMI

Key Speakers

10:00– 10:20

Designing sustainable futures with interdisciplinary science and social creativity

 

Ilan Chabay

Strategic Science Initiatives and Programs; Societal Change Alliance (KLASICA), USA, Germany

10:20 – 10:40

Water Resource Risks to Cotton Agriculture in Uzbekistan: Climate, Policy and Irrigation

Michael Brody

American University, Washington DC, USA

10:40 – 11:00

Water Reuse for Irrigation in Rural Areas in Japan

Hamada Kodji

Institute for Rural Engineering, NARO, Japan

11:00 – 11:20

Assessment of changes of Amu Darya runoff as a result of the predicted climate changes and reduction of de-glaciation

 

Mikhail Bolgov

Institute of Water Problems of Russian Academy of Sciences, Federal Agency for Water Resources, Russia

11:2011:35

Cofee Break

11:35-14:00

Session 1

Moderator: Zhafar Niyazov, Institute of Water Problems and Hydropower, NAS of Tajikistan

11:35-11:55

 

Water-Energy-Food and Environment Nexus: an example from the lift irrigated areas of Central

 

Kahramon Jumoboev

International Water Management Institute, Uzbekistan

11:55-12:15

Integrated Water Resource Management in Central Asian countries and Afghanistan: Present and Future State

Inom Normatov

Institute of Water Problems, Hydro Energy and Ecology, Tajikistan

 

12:15-12:35

Response and flow dynamics of small transboundary rivers of various types of feeding to climate change

Dokdurbek Chontoev, Bajanova L.V.

Institute of Water Problems and Hydropower, National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic

 

12:35-12:55

Climate Change Impacts Assessment on Kunduz and Panjshir River Basins

 

     Noor Ahmad Akhunzada

Kabul University, Afghanistan

 

12:55-13:15

Use of GIS and RS Techniques in the Water Management: Case of Isfana-Ak-Suu River Basins

Akylbek Chymyrov

Kyrgyz State University of Construction, Transport and Architecture, Kyrgyzstan

13:15 14:20

Lunch

14:20 16:20

Session 2:

 

Moderator: Akylbek Chymyrov, Kyrgyz State University of Construction, Transport and Architecture

14:20-14:40

Monitoring Vegetation Ecosystems Using Interannual Multitemporal Landsat Data

 

Zhafar Niyazov, Institute of Water Problems and Hydropower, National Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan

14:40-15:00

Enhanced Engagement in Research on Kabul River Basin (EKaRB)

Azeem Shah, International Water Management Institute, Pakistan

15:00-15:20

Investigation of Surface Water

in the Shu-Talas Basin in Kazakhstan

Adylkhan Tovasarov,

Central Asian Institute for Environmental Research, Kazakhstan

15:20-15:40

Implications of climate change, land use, and adaptation interventions on water resources and agricultural production in the transboundary Amu Darya river basin

Bekzod Akramov

International Water Management Institute, Uzbekistan

15:40-16:00

The Future of Managing Water Resources of Kofarnihon River Basin

 

    Munimjon Abdusamadov,

Institute of Water Problems and Hydropower, National Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan

16:00 16:20

Cofee Break

16:20 18:00

Session 3:

 

Moderator: Azeem Shah, International Water Management Institute, Pakistan

16:20-16:40

Integrated Water Resource Management of Panjshir River: A tributary of Kabul River Basin

Haruun Khairan

Kabul University, Afganistan

16:40-17:00

Gender Analysis of Training of Specialists in the Water Sector of Kyrgyzstan

Kasiet Musabaeva

Kyrgyzstan Water Partnership

17:00-17:20

Glaciers System of Kyrgyzstan in the Climate Change Conditions

Bolot Moldobekov

Central Asia Institute of Applied Geosciences, Kyrgyzstan

17:20-17:40

New Approaches and Advanced Methodology in IWRM

Elizavetta Khazieva

Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia) and Central European University (Budapest)

17:40-18:00

Summarizing

Zheenbek Kulenbekov.

AUCA, Kyrgyzstan

19:00

Dinner

 

 

                                                                    JUNE 25

 

Presentation Topic

Presenter

9:00-11:00

Session1:

 

Moderator: Bekzod Akramov, International Water Management Institute, Uzbekistan

9:00-9:20

IWRM and Strategic Environmental Assessment of Kyzyl-Suu River and its Tributaries

Zheenbek Kulenbekov.

AUCA, Kyrgyzstan

9:20-9:40

Socioeconomic Assessment of Kabul and Amu Darya River Basins Selected Sites

Waforahman Wafa,

Afganistan

9:40-10:00

"USAID and CAREC project" Water, Education, and Cooperation "(Smart Waters) and Academic Communities Network (CAC): concept, growth, development, and cooperation"

Tatyana Shakirova

Program Manager for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), Regional Environmental Center for Central Asia (CAREC)

10:00-10:20

Review of identified problems in the preparation of Basin Plans for the development, use, and protection of water resources.

Ekaterina Sakhvaeva

Expert in Basin Planning of National Water Resources Management Project (World Bank project), Kyrgyzstan

10:20-10:40

Hydroecological monitoring of the  Kofarnihon river basin

 

Anvar Kodirov,

Institute of Water Problems and Hydropower, Tajikistan

10:40-11:00

Assessment of anthropogenic load on the drainage basin of the Talas River (within the Republic of Kazakhstan)

 

    Yermekkul Zhaparkulova

Kazakh National Agrarian University

 

11:00 11:20

Cofee Break

11:20 13:00

Session 2:

 

Moderator: Noor Ahmad Akhunzada, Kabul University, Afghanistan

11:20-11:40

 

 Hydraulic Ram Pumps for Irrigation

Bekboeva Rosa

Kyrgyz National Agrarian University , Kyrgyzstan

11:40-12:00

Radiological state of the waters and ice of the formation zones runoff of transboundary rivers of Central Asia (for non-equilibrium uranium)

   Tamara Tuzova

Institute of Water Problems and Hydropower, Kyrgyzstan

12:00-12:20

Physico-chemical data of Kyzyl-Suu river and its tributaries.

   

   Baktyiar Asanov 

AUCA, Kyrgyzstan

12:20-12:40

TBD

Kyrgyzhydromet, Kyrgyzstan

12:40-13:00

Summing up, conference resolution

 

13:00 14:00

Lunch

14:00-18:00

Ala-Archa

 

This conference is made possible by the support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The contents are the sole responsibility of AUCA and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.

June 26, Wednesday

06.00 – 19.00 Site tour to Issyk-Kul Lake on ship board.

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