Launch of Sustainable Mountain Development Report and Mountain Research & Development Journal – UCA News/photos

02 November 2012, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic – The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Mountain Societies Research Centre (MSRC) and Mountain Partnership Central Asia Hub launched the Sustainable Mountain Development in Central Asia – From Rio 1992 to Rio2012 and beyond Report and a special issue of the journal Mountain Research and Development (MRD) on Central Asian Mountain Societies in Transition in Bishkek on 2 November 2012.

The Kyrgyz mountain research academic community reviewing the newly launched Sustainable Mountain Development in Central Asia report and the Mountain Research and Development journal on Central Asian Mountain Societies in Transition.
Photographer: Mikhail Romanyuk
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MSRC Research Scienties Dr Chad Dear highlighting the importance of the MRD journal’s contribution to mountain research knowledge for Central Asia.
Photographer: Mikhail Romanyuk
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Zoi Network’s Viktor Novikov’s sharing the report’s analysis of the region’s progress in sustainable mountain development over the past 20 years, including background information on mountain ecosystems and societies in Central Asia and recommendations for action.
Photographer: Mikhail Romanyuk
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University of Central Asia partners at the publication launch. Matthias Beilstein, Alma Uzbekova, Elbegzaya Batjargal, Otto Simonett, Dr Nasreen Dhanani, Dr Chad Dear and Viktor Novikov from the Zoi Network, Mountain Partnership and the Mountain Societies Research Centre.
Photographer: Mikhail Romanyuk
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OTRK News Channel Journalist Damira Bazarbaeva interviewing Dr Chad Dear, Senior Research Scientist, Mountain Societies Research Centre.
Photographer: Mikhail Romanyuk
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Source: UCA Central Asia org

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