Invitation to Attend: Annual ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ Conference 2016

Academic Organizers: Tilman Brück (IGZ/ISDC), Patricia Justino (IDS), Philip Verwimp (Université Libre de Bruxelles) and Marco d’Errico (FAO)Institute of Public Policy and Administration of the University of Central Asia (UCA), Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Security and Development Center (ISDC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are pleased to announce the second annual ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ Conference to take place in Bishkek on 6-7October 2016.

The two-day conference will bring together national and international experts from government and the public sector, development agencies, non-governmental organizations, academia and research institutions, and media to exchange knowledge and experiences on recent socio-economic developments in Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia, and to promote evidence-based policy making.

There is no conference fee. Please note that travel and accommodation funds cannot be provided. Please confirm your participation by e-mail: likconference2016@gmail.com or shoola.dzhumaeva@ucentralasia.org or by phone: 910 822 (+572). Registration for participation in the conference will close on 3 October 2016. The programme can be found here.

For more information please visit the website of the ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ Study.

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