Welcome to the MSRI Knowledge Hub

The Mountain Societies Research Institute (MSRI) is an interdisciplinary and application-focused research centre operating across the University of Central Asia (UCA) dedicated to addressing the challenges and opportunities within Central Asian mountain communities and environments.

MSRI created the Knowledge Hub to serve as a central point for information and data related to mountain societies in the Central Asia region. Please visit the About page to learn more about the Hub including the benefits of registration and partnership.

Thematic Studies

Here you find information and data on thematic studies on the region, including Sustainable Land Management (SLM).


A range of databases and applications to enable users to search for information and learn about networks studying mountain communities and related issues in Central Asia.

Project Resources

The collected works of projects conducted in Central Asia with fully searchable archives.



Partners and contributors to the MSRI Knowledge Hub, with searchable content by organisation.