On 29 February 2020, the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Cultural Heritage and Humanities Unit (CHHU) held a book launch, presenting three new releases in its Cultural Heritage Book Series. It was held at the Ismaili Centre in Dushanbe (Tajikistan), and gathered over 200 attendees from the academic community, international organisations, as well as state officials.
AKU-ISMC partners with Google on heritage preservation
After a fruitful collaboration with AKU-ISMC, CyArk and ICOMOS, Google Arts...
After a fruitful collaboration with AKU-ISMC, CyArk, and ICOMOS, Google Arts & Culture (London) has launched the new website Heritage on the Edge: How people around the world are protecting their cultural sites against climate change.
Planting trees to reduce disasters in Tajikistan
Because deforestation in fragile watersheds has increased the risk of...
The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) Tajikistan has began implementing an initiative to undertake afforestation as risk reduction measures in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO) region of Tajikistan.
Water for well-being in the Broghil Valley, Pakistan
Broghil people accessing clean water from the tap stands, in their homes....
With support from the Pakistan Afghanistan Tajikistan Regional Integration Program (PATRIP) Foundation, local authorities and the community, AKAH completed water supply schemes in nine villages in Broghil, providing more than 200 households with year-round access to clean water.
Water resources in Central Asia: Thinking beyond scarcity
Water irrigation system in Batken, Kyrgyzstan....
The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Mountain Societies Research Institute (MSRI) organised a “Fragile Water” exhibit in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan). Schoolchildren from 10 local schools presented water related projects, as part of MSRI’s “Kyrgyz Mountains Environmental Education and Citizen Science” project.