Twenty years ago Tajikistan was in civil conflict and gripped by a food crisis. Today, says USAID’s Regional Mission Director for the Central Asia Republics Ambassador Jonathan Addleton, the panorama is vastly different and more hopeful from what he once witnessed. Feed the Future is an important part of that transformation.
Fighting lake burst in Nepal, using Nasa data to monitor forest cover, building climate smart cities in coastal Asia. Read about these and other ways the U.S. Government is hard at work helping protect our planet and the billions of people who share it.
A project development officer explores global climate change in Kazakhstan. Read more >>
Changes in the price and availability of wheat can have significant impacts on food security in the five Central Asian Republics and Afghanistan. Read more >>
This blog post is published in conjunction with the Child Survival Call to Action, which was convened June 14-15 by the Governments of the United States, India, and Ethiopia, and is organized in close collaboration with UNICEF. The new mothers I met at the Regional Maternity Hospital in Kyzylorda, a province in southern Kazakhstan, were as […]
World TB Day has a special meaning for me, and it is not just because of my job as a USAID Health Officer in Kazakhstan. It is because every morning for the past four months I have taken a daily isoniazid pill to treat my latent tuberculosis. Tuberculosis, or TB, is a contagious chronic bacterial […]
Recently, in commemoration with the 30th anniversary of the fight against HIV/AIDS, I had the opportunity to sit down with people who are on the front lines of this struggle in Kazakhstan. Our informal press round table was a chance for people living with HIV to tell their story about discrimination and access to health […]
submitted by Abby Sugrue In Kazakhstan: An event to raise awareness about the risks of drug abuse, HIV/AIDS and TB among at-risk youth – the event will include an awards ceremony for a drawing competition, a football match, and educational sessions on prevention of drug-use, HIV/AIDS and TB. Local NGOs, youth groups and local media […]
Last updated: May 20, 2014