Central Asian and the Caucasus Association of Agricultural Research Institutions

TAP partner
Acronym: 
CACAARI
Type of Organization: 
Regional Agricultural Research Forum
Country: 
Uzbekistan
Central Asia and the Caucasus Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (CACAARI) was established in 2000 when leaders of the eight National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS) came together under the aegis of the CGIAR CAC Program facilitated by ICARDA. The purpose of the organization is to facilitate regional cooperation in agricultural research for development by providing a neutral platform where ideas and experiences can be shared. Moreover, the Association acts as a two-way communicative mechanism, supporting information flow from global organizations to local partners and back. The membership is open to research institutions, universities, NGOs and farmer associations located in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
Areas of activity: 
Information Sharing
research and development
cooperation
sustainable agriculture
Focus of Capacity Development: 
Organizational
Institutional