Asia

Land and Water Use in Mountainous Regions Affected by Climate Change

Assignment location

Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq; Asia

Client/Funding

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations


Conceptualization for a suitable development program in selected pilot watersheds for required water and land use changes due to climatic change impacts:

  • Analysis of hydro-meteorological data and climate models for the region
  • Detailed description of the selected pilot watersheds to be studied
  • Review of studies and research results regarding extent and effects of climate change on water availability and crop production in the watersheds
  • Comparison of irrigation water availability and crop water requirements
  • Identification of necessary climate change adaptation measures