This block type should be used in "unccd one column" section with "Full width" option enabled

Independent experts nominated by country party

Rustam Ibragimov

First name
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Other Disciplines
Information Systems
UN languages spoken



Geographical Focus
Job function
GIS Specialist
Design and Research UZGIP Institute
Telephone number
00998 71 140 05 92
Work experience
Over ten years experience with GIS and Remote Sensing techniques in the water and agricultural sectors or Uzbekistan. Have professional experience in the production of digital maps of irrigation and drainage administration services. I was involved in the implementation of techical projects and environmental studies for the World Bank, ADB and GEF projects amongst others. Recent experience of note comes from the IWMI Fergana Ground Water Project.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
): Diploma in Engineering- Hydrotechnician , Tashkent State Institute of Engineers of Irrigation and Mechanization of Agriculture, Uzbekistan, 1998
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. G. Khasankhanova, T. Khamzina, R. Ibragimov et al (2009)- Using LADA methodology for development national SLM-Information System of Uzbekistan in assessment and mitigation of land degradation and climate change impact. UNCCD First Scientific Conference Understanding desertification and land degradation trends. Poster Session at the UNCCD COP-9, October 2009, Argentina._x000D_
2. R.Ibragimov, et al. Land Cover and Land Use System Mapping in Uzbekistan. CACILM Sustainable Land Management Information System, Tashkent, 2009 _x000D_
3. Ibragimov R. Environmental Impact Assessment Report. ADB Land Improvement Project (LIP) Preparation Technical Assistance (PPTA), Tashkent, 2005
Other activities
1.As a GIS Information System expert was responsible for assistance in all technical activities related to the organization and operational of information system for SLM sustainable land management in the country, in particular surveys, mapping and evaluation at national and regional levels,, including related workshops, technical meetings and training activities, etc (2008-2009);_x000D_
2.As a GIS/RS Team Leader of the UNDP «Establishment of Nuratau-Kyzylkum Biosphere Reserve» Project was responsible for promoting GIS/RS Services including establishment of the environmental GIS/RS database and preparation of basic and specific digital maps, such as flora, fauna, vegetation cover, land use, environmental conditions, rural infrastructure, and implementation of the GIS/RS training course and field studies, etc.(2001-2004)_x000D_
1.As a GIS/RS Team Leader of the WB Rural Enterprise Support Project on Rehabilitation of Irrigation and Drainage Systems (Royal Haskoning, Netherlands) was responsible for preparation of package of specific digital maps, drawing preparation with using AutoCAD, ArcView, etc; Providing of the technical and logistic services and assistance, etc.(2005-2006);_x000D_
2.As a GIS specialist of the EIA team of the World Bank Project on Rehabilitation of Karshi Pumping Cascade was responsible for preparation of digital maps, the application remote sensing and GIS technologies for assessment and forecast future changes using the LANDSAT TM and GIS database, and the technical and logistic support and administration (2002-2003).
1. Nomination on the regional FAO LADA Training Workshop addressed on building knowledge and expertise in global LADA approach and technologies, and global FAO Land Use System, CACILM, SLM-IS, Bishkek, 2008. _x000D_
2. Nomination on the regional WOCAT Training Workshop to increase knowledge and integration into global and national WOCAT approach and technologies, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, 2011
Organisation name
Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources
Organisation street address
44, A. Navoi str., 100011
Organisation city
Organisation country