Central Asian Journal of Sustainability and Climate Research 

The inaugural papers hosted by the DKU Center of 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 and 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.


Aim and scope

Authors are invited to submit research papers examining climate, energy, sustainability, land and agriculture.

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


Core themes







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 Universitat). Research interest: water governance

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. rer. nat. Gerd Schmidt, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Dr. rer. nat. Peter Liebelt, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg Institute for Geosciences, Germany  


Scientific Managing Editor: Altynai Yespembetova


CAJSCR is a peer-reviewed publication dedicated to furthering the science of sustainability, sustainable development, and climate change. The Journal provides a forum for original research papers, as well as a compelling mix of feature article content—review papers and short communications—that supplement the research and highlight the social, ethical, and business issues facing the field.

Sustainability and Climate Change centralizes vital information and analyses, aiming to solidify and grow the community of innovative researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and activists in both sustainability and climate change science.

Peer-review process:

All submissions will undergo a double blind review by the editorial board and external reviewers. Research should not have been published previously in any indexed form and authors should make a clear disclaimer if the ideas or parts of the papers have been presented elsewhere. The editorial board retains the final decision on whether a submission satisfies originality requirement to be published in the Central Asian Journal of Sustainability and Climate Research.


Website: https://cajscr.com/