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

Please find below links to various organizations and websites either devoted to or working on development in mountainous communities, particularly in Central Asia.

Aga Khan Development Network
The Aga Khan Development Network is a group of development agencies working in health, education, culture, and rural and economic development, primarily in Asia and Africa.

InWEnt (Capacity Building International, Germany), is an organization synonymous with human resources and organizational development in international cooperation.

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH, is an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations.

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development works mainly at the interface between research and development and acts as a facilitator for generating new mountain-specific knowledge of relevance to mountain development.

Mountain Forum
The Mountain Forum promotes global action toward equitable and ecologically sustainable mountain development, through information sharing, mutual support and advocacy.

The Mountain Partnership
The Partnership is a voluntary alliance of partners dedicated to improving the lives of mountain people and protecting mountain environments around the world.

Central Asian Mountain Partnership
CAMP is financed by international donors, and works in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and Tajikistan on promoting sustainable mountain development.

International Mountain Society (IMS)
IMS is an association that advances knowledge, and disseminates information about mountain research and mountain development throughout the world. It also is responsible for the publication Mountain Research and Development, the leading development-oriented journal specifically devoted to the world’s mountains.

Mountain Research Initiative
MRI is a multidisciplinary scientific organization that addresses global change issues in mountain regions around the world.

The Mountain Institute
The Institute is an international non-profit organization dedicated to conservation, community development, and cultural preservation in the Andes, Appalachian, Himalayan, and other mountain ranges of the world.

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