Thematic Studies

This section contains information from a variety of sources related to thematic studies conducted in Central Asia enabling the user to explore more on the theme and engage with the broader scientific, implementation, and policy-making communities engaged in these studies.

Sustainable land management (SLM) is "the use of land resources, including soils, water, animals and plants, for the production of goods to meet changing human needs, while simultaneously ensuring the long-term productive potential of these resources and the maintenance of their environmental functions" (UN Earth Summit, 1992).

The resources provided in this section include an overview of current discussions, events, and information on SLM. Collaboration and contributions to this theme are welcome. Please visit the About page for more information on making information available in this section.

External Resources

Online resources for the advancement of SLM work and studies.


Organisations engaged in researching and promoting SLM.


Keep up to date with SLM-themed events around the region.


Read the latest about SLM on the region.


View videos from a range of sources on SLM.