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UCA Offers 90 Beds in Naryn for COVID-19 Emergency Response
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Central Asia (UCA) has offered facilities for 90 beds on its Naryn campus grounds. These preparations are part of the emergency plan for Naryn (Kyrgyzstan) to mitigate the against the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Preparations are underway to build and set up the facilities at UCA’s campus construction offices and sports bubble.
Water Resources in Central Asia: Thinking Beyond Scarcity
Despite the abundance of water sources in Central Asia, residents in many villages still do not have access to safe water due to the lack of necessary infrastructure. Villagers are facing difficulties daily, as some family members have to walk long distances to fetch water for drinking purposes and household needs.
MSRI Develops Country Strategy for Environmental Grants Programme in Kyrgyzstan
The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Mountain Societies Research Institute (MSRI) received a grant from the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) to develop a Country Strategy for the Programme in Kyrgyzstan.
UCA Public Lecture: Gold Production Leads Economic Growth in Kyrgyzstan
Ancient Artefacts Found on UCA Naryn Campus
The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) mission to help the people of Central Asia preserve and draw upon their rich cultural traditions and heritages as assets for the future came to fruition when valuable archaeological artefacts were found on UCA’s Naryn campus.
Student Spotlight: Zarrina Gafurova
Denby Weller: A Reflection on UCA
This reflection was written by Denby Weller, Lecturer at the University of Technology Sydney (Australia), following a week-long visit to UCA in Naryn, where she conducted guest lectures for Communications and Media programme students, and held other trainings for UCA faculty and media representatives. The University of Technology Sydney is one of UCA’s academic partners, and is collaborating in curriculum development, exchange of faculty and students, sharing of teaching resources and strategies, joint conferences, seminars, and exhibitions.
Tajik Entrepreneur Builds Multi-Purpose Business
Alijon, 31, left his hometown in Buni village in the Shugnan district of Tajikistan, moving to Moscow in 2005, and worked there until 2016. With a dream to start his own business, he returned to Khorog to launch a welding and car service business. The University of Central Asia’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) helped make this a reality, when its Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) school offered to house his new venture.
UCA and Afghan Ministry of Finance Partner to Build Capacity
The University of Central Asia (UCA) and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan’s Ministry of Finance have had a long-term partnership since 2013 to assist in building capacity. The Ministry of Finance plays a critical role in the overall responsibility for developing the country’s fiscal and economic policy framework, including overseeing the implementation of the enormous development budget. Having capable staff in this Ministry is a high priority.
Milk Processing Workshop Opened in Naryn
The University of Central Asia and the Aga Khan Foundation established a milk processing workshop at Naryn State University for its new undergraduate programme on “Production Technology and Processing of Agricultural Produce.”