Workshop on Climate Change, Water Resources & Agriculture in Central Asia

May 18 - 20, 2023 | Tashkent, Uzbekistan


The Workshop on Climate Change, Water Resources & Agriculture in Central Asia is an in-person meeting and by invitation only.

The workshop will take place at:

National Research University “Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers” (NRU TIIAME)
39 Kari Niyazov Street
Tashkent 100000

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Central Asia and South Caucasus consortium of Agricultural universities for Development (CASCADE) is a key regional consortium of 21 universities, which bring together scientists and educators for the Central Asia regional universities and research institutions.

The EcoGIS Center at the National Research University – Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers (NRU-TIIAME) trains undergraduate and graduate students in modern environmental, land and water resources and agricultural sciences. The EcoGIS center has 20 years of experience in international collaborative education and research between US, EU, Russian and Chinese universities with promotion of double degree MS and PhD programs, joint research on Environmental Sciences. The EcoGIS center is serving as the Secretariat of CASCADE. The National Research University – TIIAME is chairing CASCADE consortium steering committee.


There are many accommodations within walking distance of the venue. Please use your preferred booking site to look at the options or click here for an overview.


By air

Islam Karimov Tashkent International Airport is the main international airport of Uzbekistan.

For travel from the airport to the city center you can go by:

Public Transportation Tashkent

Tashkent has an extensive transport system with many means of getting around: bus, metro, trolleybus, tram and taxi. For general information about transportation visit or go to to plan your travel by bus or metro.

Visa and other entry requirements


Depending on your citizenship, you may enjoy a visa-free regime, apply for electronic entry visas online or get a visa through the Uzbek Embassies or Consular Offices in your country. For the list of countries that need to apply for an e-visa, click here or go directly to the official e-visa portal at When you fill in your country of citizenship, you can submit your application for an e-visa or you will see a notice that you are a citizen of a country that can enter Uzbekistan without a visa.

Other entry requirements

Starting June 10, 2022, the special commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan to prevent the spread of coronavirus has canceled all entry requirements to Uzbekistan. The new rules apply to citizens of the Republic of Uzbekistan and incoming tourists.

Information on custom regulations can be found here.

The city of Tashkent and things to do

The ancient city of Tashkent is the capital city of Uzbekistan and one of the largest in Central Asia. Its name comes from the Turkic tash and kent, literally translated as “Stone City” or “City of Stones”. Tashkent is architecturally and historically significant due to its transformation during and after the Soviet period. Tashkent was once an “important international transport junction”, as it was one of the main travel and trade hubs along the Silk Road.

Tashkent has a large list of attractions:

  • Wide avenues, green alleys, fountains and eco-parks for leisurely walks;
  • Unique artifacts about the history and culture of the peoples of Central Asia in the numerous museums of the city;
  • Majestic architectural ensembles, mosques and minarets;
  • Theaters and galleries for every taste.

For information about things to see and do, visit or

Alley of writers – courtesy of Uzbekistan Travel