Firuz Ibrohimov

Chief Technical Advisor on Agriculture and Climate Change Adaptation issues

Firuz Ibragimov has a BSc. in Agricultural Sciences, two MScs. in Land Management and Conservation and Phd in Agriculture. He has worked on adaptation to climate change, biodiversity and natural resource management for over 15 years. He has managed a number of projects within international NGOs and UN agencies on protected area management with experience on planning, sustainable use and participatory planning systems at the protected areas.
His main interest is agricultural sector resilience management and rural development. He has worked in the following countries: Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, India, Bangladesh, Iran and the USA to address issues of sustainable development of agricultural sector, biodiversity conservation, and natural resource management. He speaks Tajik (native), English, Russian, Persian, Dari, Uzbek, Kyrgyz, Kazakh and Turkish.

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Improved water delivery in the delta region of Syrdarya River

Over the last 25 years the region of Syrdarya river has dried out, impoverishing local communities. Improvements to water infrastructure have helped transform the lifes of local people.

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Improving wheat productivity in Kazakhstan

Soil moisture and temperature are critical to seed survival. This method, developed by a joint USAID-UNDP project, determines the best intervals for sowing wheat using meteorological data.

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Improving the Climate Resilience of Kazakhstan Wheat and Central Asian Food Security

Kazakhstan is a major wheat exporter in Central Asia. Sustainable climate-resilience in the national agriculture sector is therefore a safeguard of food security in the whole region.

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Firuz is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Climate Services

This theme covers information and research for understanding and using climate data, communicating climate change and providing effective climate services.
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