Currently, the Institute of Geography implements 15 scientific and research programs and projects according to the agreements with Scientific Committee of the MES of the RK, including:
3 – within the framework of target-program funding (2014–2016 and 2015–2017);
9 – within the framework of grant funding (2015-2017)
Fundamental and applied research in the field of natural sciences according to target-program funding
on the priority: Sustainable use of natural resources, recycling of raw materials and products.
- "Water security of the Republic of Kazakhstan – the strategy of sustainable water supply". Scientific Supervisors: Dr.G.S., Prof. Medeu A.R., D.G.S., Prof. Malkovskiy I.M.
"The evolution of glaciers and glacial systems of transboundary basins of Kazakhstan and neighboring countries of Central Asia as a basis for assessment of contemporary and forecasted changes in regional water resources". Scientific Supervisor: Acad. of the NAS of the RK, Dr.G.S. Severskiy I.V.
on the priority: The intellectual potential of the country.
3."Water security of the Republic of Kazakhstan: Geospatial Information System" Water Resources of Kazakhstan and their use". Scientific Supervisors: Dr.G.S., Prof. Medeu A.R., Dr.G.S., Prof. Malkovskiy I.M.
on grant funding
- "The dynamics of cryosphere of the runoff formation zone of the Balkhash-Alakol basin as a basis for ensuring water security and long-term planning of development of water sector of the economy". Scientific Supervisor: Acad. of the NAS of the RK, Dr.G.S. Severskiy I.V.
- "Determination of the borders of avalanche-prone zones in the mountainous regions of Kazakhstan with the use of computer modeling for sustainable nature management". Scientific Supervisor: Dr.G.S. Blagoveshchenskiy V.P.
- To investigate the laws of formation of outburst-prone glacial lakes and establish the scientific bases of risk management of formation of glacial mudslides in mountainous areas of South-East Kazakhstan. Scientific Supervisor: Dr.G.S. Blagoveshchenskiy V.P.
- "Hydrological bases of conservation of wetland ecosystem and increase of the potential of resources of the Ile river delta". Scientific Supervisor: Dr.G.S., Prof. Dostai Zh.D.
- "Contemporary changes in the water regime of the rivers of southeast of Kazakhstan and their perspective state for 2020-2050". Scientific Supervisor, C.G.S. Alimkulov S.K.
- "To develop scientific bases of landscape planning of environmentally balanced land use in the context of food security in Kazakhstan". Scientific Supervisor: Dr.G.S., Associate Professor Skorintseva B.
- "To develop a scheme of the organization of sustainable nature management of the border territory of Kazakhstan in the context of transboundary cooperation". Scientific Supervisor: Dr.G.S., Associate Professor Skorintseva I.B.
- "Ecological and geomorphological assessment of the territory of the suburban zone of Astana in the conditions of agglomeration development". Scientific Supervisor: Dr.G.S., Prof. Akiyanova F.Zh.
- "Agroclimatic resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the context of climate change". Scientific Supervisor: C.G.S. Baisholanov S.S.