By the numbers: Disruptive Tech challenge for Aral Sea restoration

The objective of the Global Disruptive Tech Challenge 2021 is to identify and support disruptive technologies and innovative approaches to landscape restoration in the Aral Sea region and Central Asia. This infographic illustrates the results of the Challenge’s first stage, during which nearly 160 teams of innovators from around the world submitted proposals to improve millions of lives.

Year: 2021

Keyword(s): Aral Sea, biodiversity, cotton, desertification, disruptive technology, economic development, ecosystem, finance, financial markets, innovation, land degradation, land use, monoculture, restoration, start up, sustainable finance

Ecosystem(s): Agricultural Land, Drylands and Rangelands

Location(s): Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan