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Strategies for Development and Food Security in Mountainous Areas of Central Asia

International Workshop, 6-10 June 2005, Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Strategies for Development and Food Security in Mountainous Areas of Central AsiaStrategies for Development and Food Security in Mountainous Areas of Central AsiaIn the interest of promoting economic development in Central Asia and encouraging greater integration of mountainous areas in the region, an international workshop on “Strategies for Development and Food Security in Mountainous Areas of Central Asia” was held 6-10 June 2005 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. It was sponsored by the Aga Khan Foundation, Capacity Building International, Germany (InWEnt), and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH.

General Information
Conference Recommendations
Workshop Papers
Presentations
Links

A central aim was to provide the people from the four principal countries - Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and the Kyrgyz Republic - with a forum to discuss common solutions to their problems and seek new ways to collaborate and communicate in pursuit of similar development goals.

These pages contain general information on the conference, including the objectives and list of participants; the conference recommendations that resulted from the various working groups; the 14 papers submitted in advance highlighting different facets of the region and challenges for development; PowerPoint presentations delivered at the conference; and other information including important links, photos, and contacts.

Forthcoming: A report detailing the working group discussions as well as full conference proceedings will be available in print and on the web in Spring 2006.

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We welcome any feedback you may have about the workshop, as well as requests for additional information.

Jürgen Richter
InWEnt gGmbH, Wielinger Str. 52,
82340 Feldafing, Germany
Phone +49-(0)8157-938-103
Fax +49-(0)8157-938-777
Send an e-mail
Visit InWEnt gGmbH website

Axel Fastenau
GTZ GmbH - German Technical Cooperation
P.O.Box 5180, 65726 Eschborn / German
Phone +49-(0)6196-791619
Fax +49-(0)6196-796170
Send an e-mail
Visit GTZ GmbH website

David F. Nygaard
The Aga Khan Foundation
P.O. Box 2049, 1-3 Avenue de la Paix
1211 Geneva 2, Switzerland
Phone +41-(0)-22 909 7200
Fax +41-(0)-22 909 7292
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