USAID’s Business Connections project, co-financed by USAID and the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, builds the competitiveness Kazakhstani small and medium businesses. It is implemented under the framework of the Kazakhstan-American Program for Economic Development and supports the Government of Kazakhstan’s Business Road Map – 2020. Participants include owners and heads of small and medium enterprises from priority sectors of economy.
On July 1-2, regional officials from ministries of trade and economy will gather in Astana for the “Expanding Central and South Asia Regional Trade” policy conference organized by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).
Today top health officials in Kazakhstan came together to address the major health challenges of tuberculosis and HIV in the country. USAID supported this roundtable, called “Access to TB diagnostics and treatment for people living with HIV”.
Top managers of more than sixty Kyrgyz companies producing textile and food products and chief executives of more than twenty Kazakh trading companies (importers) will take part in a business matchmaking conference to be held in Bishkek on March 12-13, 2014.
Uzbek exporters will supply to Kazakhstan their horticultural products valued at more than $1 million as a result of the round table on Ways to Increase Trade between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, which was held in Almaty last week.
Kazakhstan and Afghanistan entrepreneurs networked and signed trade contracts as part of a two day Afghan trade mission June 27-28, 2013 in Almaty. Representatives from KAZNEX Invest Agency, 14 Afghan and 30 Kazakhstani companies participated in the event organized by the USAID Regional Economic Cooperation project.
The 30 largest energy intensive enterprises in Kazakhstan are joining government agencies to learn new techniques for complying with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency Improvement. Speakers at the Central Asian Energy Efficiency Program conference presented ways to reduce energy use, their international experiences with implementing industrial energy efficiency policies, and the results of energy management system audits conducted at several of Kazakhstan’s largest industrial companies.
Civil society groups across Central Asia and the CIS gathered at KIMEP University in Almaty to exchange ideas for strengthening their organizations’ ability to respond to public needs.
IOM, together with USAID and the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Republic of Kazakhstan will host a Central Asian Regional Dialogue “Demand Reduction for Forced Labor and Slavery-like Working Conditions” on March 6, 2013 at 09:00 a.m. at the hotel Holiday Inn Almaty.
Last updated: November 06, 2014