Welcome to IAMO Central Asia Research Group

IAMO's Central Asia Research Group is a network of scientists conducting interdisciplinary research on agricultural, socio-economic and ecological transformation processes in Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.

Our state-of-the art, multidisciplinary research is targeting not only a research audience but also aims at policy-impact and scientific transfer into the economic sphere. In addition to research, we put a particular focus on knowledge transfer and capacity building in the region.


17 August 2020

Call for Papers - International Central Asia Conference

In October 2020, the international scientific online conference on "Sustainable Agricultural Development and Regional Cooperation for Inclusive Growth in Central Asia" will take place. Contributions can be submitted until 10 September.

The three-day...

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30 June 2020

German Federal Ministry of Education and Research recognizes IAMO's successful projects in Central Asia

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has been recognizing several of IAMO's Central Asia group's projects as examplary cases of successful cross-country research. for BMBF-funded international scientific cooperation.

The two...

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11 June 2020

Study examines the relation between agriculture and the declining marmot population in Kazakhstan

A group of scientists, including IAMO Central Asia Group members, combined 1960s satellite data with modern satellite imagery to track marmot burros in Kazakhstan over more than 50 years. The steppe marmot (Marmota bobak), a keystone species in the...

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Dr. Ihtiyor Bobojonov
Tel.: +49 345 2928-247

Dr. Nodir Djanibekov
Tel.: +49 345 2928-128