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Central Asian Journal of Sustainability and Climate Research (CAJSCR) ISSN 2958-2709

DKU Center for Natural Resources and Sustainability seeks submissions of original research works in line with the CRS’s thematic areas. Accepted papers will be open-access publications dedicated to the dissemination of research to the interested academic and scientific community, as well as to a broader audience. Each paper will be assigned a separate DOI followed by a discrete appearance date and tailored announcement and dissemination.

It is published by Kazakh-German-University in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

There are no Article Processing Charges (APC) and publication fees.


Central Asian Journal of Sustainability and Climate Research papers are indexed in CrossRef, Google Scholar, ResearchGate,

The reviewing process is supervised by an international editorial board with expertise in the region.

Aim and scope

Authors are invited to submit research works examining climate, energy, land and agriculture, sustainable logistics, and other areas relevant to the thematic scope of the journal.

Central Asian Journal of Sustainability and Climate Research seeks research evidence of new scientific inventions and novel ways of scientific discoveries applications in the above-mentioned areas, as well as functioning, contextualization, and customization of both novel and existing applications of science relevant to countries in Central Asia.

Subject areas

  • Climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Climate science
  • Climate justice
  • Effects of global climate change on development and sustainability
  • Climate policies and strategies
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
Land / Agriculture
  • Vegetated soil behavior
  • Biodegradation of natural fibers in soil
  • Soil-plant-atmosphere interaction
Sustainable Mobility
  • Development and realization of national policies and international treaties for sustainable development
  • Implementation and monitoring of policies for sustainable development
  • Changing consumption and production patterns
  • Integration of environmental, social, human, and economic goals
  • Corporate sustainability programs
  • Sustainable products, food, and agriculture
  • Design, construction, and operation of high-performance green buildings


  • Dr. Iskandar Abdullaev, Deputy Director Two (CAREC Institute, Urumqi, PRC)
  • Dr. Ankit Garg, Associate Professor of Shantou University, China
  • Dr. Hans Holzhacker, Chief Economist at CAREC Institute
  • M.Sc. Stefanie Wesch, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
  • Dr. German Trofimov, Kazakh German University
  • Dr. habil, Dr. rer. pol. Lutz Mez , Freie Universität Berlin
  • Dr. rer. nat. Gerd Schmidt, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
  • Dr. rer. nat. Peter Liebelt, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg Institute for Geosciences, Germany
  • MIA, MPH, Susan Legro, , International climate finance and development consultancy E Co.
  • Dr. Rainer Sawatzki, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

Editor–in–Chief: Dr. Barbara Janusz-Pawletta, Vice-rector for International Cooperation, UNESCO Chair Holder in Water Management in Central Asia at Kazakh-German University (Deutsch-Kasachische Universität).

Scientific Managing Editor: Altynai Yespembetova


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