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  • Ospanova M.

    Anthropogenic Impacts in the Yesil River Basin

    Year: 2023

    Collections: Research Paper

    Topics: Water

    Authors: Makhmudova L., Mussina A., Ospanova M., Zharylkassyn A., Kanatuly A.

    Countries: Kazakhstan

    Source: Central Asian Journal of Water Research

    The research aimed to assess the impact of human economic activities on the Yesil River Basin based on the observational data contained in Kazhydromet’s (Republic State Enterprise, RSE) hydrometeorological periodicals of 1933-2019. The additional analysis of numerous sources – statistics digests, online data of the Bureau of National Statistics under the Agency for Strategic Planning and Reforms of the Republic of Kazakhstan (RK), monographs and scientific papers also allowed to reliably evaluate the overall water consumption in the country.

  • Overland I.

    Measuring the Capacity for Adaptation to Climate Change in Central Asia

    Year: 2023

    Collections: Scientific Publications

    Topics: Climate

    Authors: Sabyrbekov R., Overland I.

    Countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan

    Source: Central Asian Journal of Sustainability and Climate Research

    Climate change poses a formidable threat to the Central Asian region, exacerbating preexisting vulnerabilities and necessitating enhanced adaptation efforts. The economic and environmental costs of these changing climatic conditions are substantial, compelling governments to bolster their adaptive capacity. In this study, we employ the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) adaptation framework and high-quality data to quantitatively measure the capacities of the Central Asian countries to adapt to the impacts of climate change.

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