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Kyrgyz Republic

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  • USAID helped communities in Kyrgyzstan reorganize water distribution so farmers have enough water.

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  • The Reading Together Project's main objective is to improve the reading skills of children in primary school. USAID has been providing education assistance to the Kyrgyz Republic since 1992.

  • The USAID Women’s Leadership in Small and Medium Enterprise Program is designed to promote the growth of women-owned small and medium-sized enterprises in the Kyrgyz Republic.

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Scene from the documentary Mousetrap educating school children on ways to stop school racketeering
Saying No to School Racketeering in Kyrgyz Republic
Дискуссии во время круглого стола с Верховным судом КР и Программы USAID-IDLO по укреплению судеб-ной системы Кыргызстана
Верховный Суд Кыргызской Республики принял план по противодействию коррупции
Бекжан Жапиев и его сотоварищи школьники получают признание в управлении бизнесом.

About Kyrgyz Republic

The Kyrgyz Republic is a small, landlocked, mountainous country in Central Asia with a population of just over 5.5 million people. It is the second-poorest country in Central Asia, with one-third of the population living below the poverty line. Following the ousting of its president in 2010 and subsequent civil disturbances, the Kyrgyz Republic is recovering from a deep political and economic crisis.

Despite the country’s democratic progress, impediments to development remain, including widespread corruption, low foreign investment and a high unemployment rate. Approximately one-third of the Kyrgyz Republic’s workforce is employed abroad, reducing the available pool of qualified labor. The implementation of democratic reforms remains a challenge, and limited energy resources and low agricultural productivity contribute to insufficient economic growth.

Last updated: August 01, 2014

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Mission Contact

Michael Greene, Mission Director
USAID/Kyrgyz Republic
171 Mira Avenue
Postal Code - M 
+996 (312) 551-241

USAID Contact

Eric Rudenshiold, Sr. Officer-in-Charge
U.S. Agency for International Development
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
, DC 
(202) 712-0141