Dr. Iskandar Abdullayev

Country of current residence

Indonesia

Profession

Agricultural Engineer

Degrees / expertise

PhD on water management, 2000

Professional experience

1992-1999- researcher, PhD student, assistant of Professor, Tashkent Irrigation Institute, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

1999-2001- executive Director, NGO on water management- Suvchi

2001-2007- researcher, International Water Management Institute, IWMI, Colombo, Sri Lanka

2007- present- senior researcher, Center for Development Research, ZEF, Bonn, Germany

2010

Abdullaev, I. and P.P. Mollinga.  2010.  The Socio-Technical Aspects of Water Management: Emerging Trends at Grass Roots Level in Uzbekistan.  Water, 2 (1) : 85-100 . Further Information
Abdullayev, I. and Mielke, K. P.P. Mollinga,, J Monsees, J., C Schetter, C., U. Shah, U. and B ter Steege.  2010.  Water, war and reconstruction irrigation management in the Kunduz region, Afghanistan.  In: Arsel, M. and Spoor, M (eds.): Water, Environmental Security and Sustainable Rural Development: Conflict and cooperation in Central Asia. Routledge.  21-49. 

2009

Abdullaev , I., Kazbekov, J., Jumaboev, K., Manthritilake, H..  2009.  Adoption of integrated water resources management principles and its impacts: lessons from Ferghana Valley.  Water International , 34 (2) : 230-241 . Download [PDF | 610.12KB]
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Abdullaev I, Kazbekov J, Manthritilake H, Jumaboev K.  2009.  Water User Groups in Central Asia: Emerging Form of Collective Action in Irrigation Water Management.  Water Resources Management, August, 2009 : DOI10.1007/s11269-009-9484-4 . Download [PDF | 402.29KB]
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Abdullaev, I., H. Manthritilake and J. Kazbekov.  2009.  Water and Geopolitics in Central Asia.  In: Arsel, M. and M. Spoor (eds.): Water, Environmental Security and Sustainable Rural Development. Routledge.  chapter 6. 
Abdullaev, I., P. Mollinga, K. Mielke, U. Shah, B. Steege, C. Schetter and J. Monsees.  2009.  Water, War and Reconstruction: Irrigation Management in the Kunduz region, Afghanistan.  In: Arsel, M. and M. Spoor (eds.): Water, Environmental Security and Sustainable Rural Development. Routledge.  chapter 2. 
Abdullayev I, Mielke K, Mollinga P, Monsees J, Schetter C, Shah U, Steege B.  2009.  Water, war and reconstruction irrigation management in the Kunduz region, Afghanistan.  In: Arsel M and Spoor M (eds.): Water, Environmental Security and Sustainable Rural Development: Confilict and cooperation in Central Asia. Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods.  21-49. 
Abdullayev, I., De Fraiture Ch., Giardano , M., Yakubov , M., Rasulov, A.  2009.  Agricultural Water Use and Trade in Uzbekistan: situation and potential impacts of market liberalization.  Water Resources Development, 25 (1) : 47-63 . Download [PDF | 121.06KB]
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Abdullayev, I., Kazbekov, J., Manthritilake, H., Jumaboev, K.  2009.  Participatory water management at the main canal: A case from South Ferghana canal in Uzbekistan.  Journal of Agricultural water management, 96 (2) : 317-329 . Download [PDF]
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Aminova M, Abdullaev I.  2009.  Water Management in a State-Centered Environment: Water Governance Analysis of Uzbekistan.  Sustainability, 1 : 1240-1265 . Download [PDF]
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Kazbekov J., I. Abdullaev , H. Manthrithilake , A. Qureshi, K. Jumaboev.  2009.  Evaluating planning and delivery performance of Water User Associations.  Agricultural Water Management, AGWAT-2782 : AGWAT-2782; No of Pages 9 . Download [PDF]
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2008

Abdullayev, I., A. M. Manschadi, L. Oberkircher, J. Ataev and F. Nurmetova.  2008.  Conceptualizing Water Research in Central Asia.  The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 3 : in press .
Abdullayev, I., Usman Shah.  2008.  Gemeinschaftliche Nutzung von Bewässerungssystemen im Norden Afghanistans. Wasser und nachhaltige Entwicklung.  Südasien, 28 Jahrgang, # 2/2008 : 66-69 pp . Download [DOC]
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Abdullayev. I, Nurmetova. F, Abdullaeva. F, Lamers. J.  2008.  Socio- technical aspects of water management in Uzbekistan: emerging water governance issues at the grass root level.  In: In Rahaman, M. & Varis, O (eds.): Central Asian Water. Water & Development Publications . Helsinki University of Technology, Helsinki, Finland.  42-48.  Download [PDF | 211.86KB]
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2007

Abdullaev I, Giordano M, Rasulov A.  2007.  Cotton in Uzbekistan: Water and Welfare.  In: Kodiyati D et al (eds.): Cotton Sector in Central Asia. SOAS.  112-128.  Download [PDF]
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Abdullaev I, Ul Hassan M, Jumaboev K.  2007.  Water Saving and economic impacts of land leveling: the case study of Cotton Production in Tajikistan.  Irrigation and Drainage Systems, . Download [PDF]
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Molden D, Thrame R, Abdullaev I, Puskar R.  2007.  Approaches to Maintain Biodiversity in irrigated landscapes.  In: Mc Neely J and Scherr S (eds.): State of the Art of Ecoagriculture.   Download [PDF | 81.21KB]
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2006

Abdullaev I, Yakubov M.  2006.  Water Management in Bukhara oasis: efficeincy and re-use.  Academy of Science of Uzbekistan. Tashkent.
Iskandar Abdullaev et. all.  2006.  The reliability improvment in irrigation services.  IWMI Research Report, 100 . Download [PDF | 806.11KB]
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2004

Abdullaev I, Molden D.  2004.  Spatial and Temporal Variability of Water Productivity in the Syr Darya River basin.  Water Resources Research, Vol 40 . Download [PDF | 63.50KB]
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2003

Murray Rust H, Abdullaev I, Ul Hassan M, Horinkova V.  2003.  Water Productivity in Syr Darya basin.  IWMI Research Reports, 67 : 75 . Download [PDF | 1.71MB]
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2001

Abdullaev I, Matyakubov B.  2001.  Water Management in Bukhara Oasis: issues of water saving.  State Scientific Commission of Uzbekistan. Tashkent.

2000

Abdullayev, I.  2000.  Analysis and Improvment plan on Water Resources Management in Bukhara Oasis , Uzbekistan. 

Forthcoming

Abdullaev I, Mollinga P, Manchadi A.  Socio-technical aspects of water management: the case of Water Users Associations (WUAs) in Uzbekistan.  International Interdiciplinary Social Science Journal, . Download [DOC]
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Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research projects

1. Social Managament of Water in Afghanistan project,

2. ZEF/UNESCO Program on Economic and Ecological Restructuring of Land and Water Use in the Khorezm Region of Uzbekistan

Professional experience

1992-1999- researcher, PhD student, assistant of Professor, Tashkent Irrigation Institute, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

1999-2001- executive Director, NGO on water management- Suvchi

2001-2007- researcher, International Water Management Institute, IWMI, Colombo, Sri Lanka

2007- present- senior researcher, Center for Development Research, ZEF, Bonn, Germany

Degrees

PhD on water management, 2000

Research partners

German Agro Action, Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources, provinical governors office, water management organizations

Iskandar Abdullayev

Former Senior Researcher

Former Department:
ZEF A: Department of Political and Cultural Change