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About the Tian Shan Policy Center (TSPC)

Tian Shan Policy Center (TSPC) is an international non-profit institution at the American University of Central Asia (AUCA) which focuses on research, policy advisory, capacity development and project implementation.

Since its establishment in 2011 TSPC promoted the study of Central Asia at the local and international levels and government institutions as the basis for improving the lives of people in new democracies.

TSPC specializes in research on migration (internal and external), sustainable development and environmental protection, human rights, democratic governance of Central Asia.

Alongside the strong evidence based research and policy advisory, TSPC organizes high quality trainings, conferences and events on pertinent topics in the region.




With the support of the OSUN GeoHub project, AUCA received 50 licenses of ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Pro software free of charge

ArcGIS is ESRI's most advanced professional desktop GIS application. ArcGIS software allows AUCA students to explore and visualize data, create 2D and 3D maps, perform spatial analysis, and manage geographic data


TSPC, together with AUCA students, have started implementing five policy labs related to pasture management, biodiversity conservation, migration and developing "green" technologies in the Kyrgyz Republic.

On March 9, the Tian Shan Policy Center (TSPC) at the American University of Central Asia (AUCA) held a presentation of research topics for 15 volunteer students from Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan aimed at implementing data projects.


TSPC AUCA participated in the preparation of the analytical note "Restoring the country's natural capital to achieve the SDGs: Pilot land accounts and sustainable pasture management in Kyrgyzstan"

For Kyrgyzstan, located in Central Asia and landlocked, land is an integral part of its national economy.


Smog in Bishkek: Myths and Reality

Main objective of the research is to improve current understanding of the causes and impacts of the winter air pollution in Bishkek.


TSPC AUCA has developed a National Action Plan for Countering hurricanes and dust and Sand Storms in the Kyrgyz Republic for 2021-2030

AUCA prepared a National Action Plan for the Prevention and Response to Hurricane-force Winds and Possible Dust and SandStorms in the Kyrgyz Republic for the period 2021-2030.

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