1st IALE-Russia conference was held online from the 14-18th of September 2020 focusing on land cover dynamics, changes in ecosytem functioning, landscape resilience and natural and man-made disasters. One of the main topics was "Land use and land management". Alexander Prishepov, Ksenia Myachina and Ilya Smelansky held the session: Transformation of the Eurasina grassland landscapes: the patterns, drivers and implications. - What a great opportunity to exchange knowledge with fellow scientists.
Kazakh National Agrarian University hosted its II International Forum "Dialogue of Young Scientists: Science Talks" on June 10th in Almaty. This year's conference was held online due to the outbreaks of Covid-19. Young researchers and scientists from all over the world participated to present results and exchange information on their current research. The forums aim was to combine efforts to tackle global issues such as climate adaptation.
The Rekks research team was invited to the "Field Day 2019" hosted by the Baraev Institut Kazakhstan on their test sites. Two geoecologists from Martin-Luther-University as well as an employee of "Umwelt-Geräte-Technik" visited our local partners close to Shortandy. Field days are an important way to transfer knowledge between scientists, farmers, and companies.
By invitation of the German Ministry of Education and Science, the activities of ReKKS were presented at a booth of the National Designated Entity (NDE) of Germany established in the framework of the Technology Mechanisms of the United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) at t