CAP Papers 179, October 2016
By Franco Galdini and Zukhra Iakupbaeva
Zukhra Iakupbaeva is an independent journalist and researcher based in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, and the Kyrgyzstan correspondent for the Conway Bulletin. Zukhra holds a BA degree in Political Science from the American University of Central Asia. She works as a Programme Manager at the Archa Initiative foundation, which works to preserve Bishkek’ Botanical Garden.