A Regional Scientific and Practical Online Conference “SILK ROAD OF KNOWLEDGE” is organizing by Kazakh-German University with the finacial support of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany and aims at:
The Conference will set the basis for knowledge transfer of what has been developed in the Berlin process 2009-2019 as well as filling research gaps in future in the frame of Green Central Asia, a regional initiative on climate and security in Central Asia and Afghanistan launched by the Federal Foreign Office in the beginning of 2020. Recommendations collected during the thematic sessions will be presented during the closing session of the conference. More about the thematic sessions of the conference in the SESSIONS section
The session is organized to analyze the state of art of the climate change and climate impact research in the Central Asia
This session is dedicated to the management of water resources under climate change in Central Asia.
In the framework of the session will be discussed topics on the land use, climate change and food security.
This session will highlight the technical potentials and existing solutions of digitization and digitalization in irrigation water management.
The panel pinpoints the nexus between climate change/water and security in Central Asia.
Session will analyze investments in infrastructure and logistics under the increasing challenges of climate change in the CAREC region
The session will explaining the context of climate change and fossil fuel emissions and clarify the necessity of changing the fossil-based energy systems globally until 2050
Involving young people in scientific and practical activities on environmental issues in Central Asia. The purpose of the session is to discuss the impact of climate change on the countries of Central Asia and Afghanistan, reducing current risks by optimizing landscape management and water use.
The UNESCO water-related centers, chairs and committees in Central Asia will discuss their experiences on challenges and issues in conducting their activities during the COVID-19 pandemic and will share on adjustments and adaptation of their activities under the new reality.
The conference will be held on Zoom app., where will be available synchronous translation on Russian.
Each thematic session will include presentations by speakers and poster sessions.