Climate-Resilient Agribusiness in Central Asia: The water, energy, land-use nexus approach


The countries of Central Asia increasingly recognise the importance of a multi-sectoral, or “nexus”, approach which aims to simultaneously address sustainability issues on water, energy and land resources in a changing climate and the evolving socio-economic, demographic and geopolitical contexts. Agribusinesses are in the forefront of climate risks in Central Asia and play a critical role in achieving the region’s food and water security.


This overview document showcases selected examples of good practice in investments in agribusiness in Central Asia, including by farmers, food processing industries, suppliers and logistics companies. These examples highlight the multi-faceted benefits of
strengthening resilience of the agricultural sector to increasing water stress and drought risks, while also mitigating negative impacts on the environment.



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