Welcome to the CAWa Green Project

Central Asia faces big water-related challenges, among them water scarcity, degrading water quality and inefficient water use. Climate change may even aggravate the situation. These challenges can be met only in a joint effort of all Central Asian states. The CAWa-Green project in the frame of the “Green Central Asia Initiative” intends to contribute to a sound scientific and a reliable regional data basis for the development of sustainable water management strategies in Central Asia.

The 8th CAWa-Green Summer School

The 8th CAWa-Green Summer School "Linking scientific knowledge of water and land resources management into decision making support in Central Asia" was organized in Almaty, Kazakhstan from 11th to 20th of July 2022.

The German study tour group from Central Asia visits CAWa-Green at GFZ

In the framework of the ‘Green Central Asia’ Initiative and celebrating 30 years of diplomatic relations between Germany and Central Asia, from June 25 to July 2, 2022 .

4th Tashkent Water Security Lectures (ONLINE)

Already traditional lecture series with the title Tashkent Water Security Lectures (TWSL) took place for the 4th time on the 18th of May 2022 online.

CAWa Green Summer School 2022 : Call for Application

The Call for applications for the annual CAWa Summer School "Linking scientific knowledge of water and land resources management into decision making support in Central Asia" has been opened. Please submit your documents by 15 June 2022. The Summer School is the eighth in a row and will be held from 11 to 20 July 2022 at the German-Kazakh University in Almaty.

International Online Conference “The Silk Road of Knowledge: Science Meets Green Policy”

International Online Conference “The Silk Road of Knowledge: Science Meets Green Policy” was held on February 23 - 25, 2022. The conference was organized by German-Kazakh University (GKU) to provide innovative solutions for water management and related policy dialog in Central Asia.

3rd Tashkent Water Security Lectures (ONLINE)

On the 10th of December 2021, the third Tashkent Water Security Lectures (TWSL) were given one more time online over Zoom.

Meeting with the representatives of the Kazakh Embassy in Germany

Two representatives from the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Federal Republic of Germany, Ms Sholpan Shynassylova, an envoy, and first secretary Mr Yerden Nurgaliyev, visited the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) in Potsdam to meet with partners of the CAWa-Green Project.