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March 11, 2014

Residents of Taygariyev community in Jalal-Abad city celebrated the beginning of spring with a colorful festival Women Bring Music. The celebration, which took place in the secondary school named after Koshmatov, was conducted within the framework of the project Women’s Peace Banks. The project is being implemented by the Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia (EFCA) and funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Scheduled highlight of the festival was a fashion show of the national costumes. The costumes were created by the students of the Ethnographic Center at the Jalal-Abad College of Designers. The director of the Center Ms. Narkan Sharipova stated:  “These costumes are the result of hard work of girls and women working in our Center.”   

Ms. Gulmira Akim kyzy, one of the local residents, performed a national dance Kara Jorgo. Other women from the community sang songs and declaimed poems written by the famous Kyrgyz authors and by the performers themselves.

March 11, 2014

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. 

USAID WLSME Program Participant is also taking part in the Trade
March 11, 2014

On 5-10 March 2014, USAID’s Women’s Leadership in Small and Medium Enterprises (WLSME) program is sponsoring the 8th National Garment Trade Fair “Fashion Industry 2014: Manufactures and Equipment” hosted by the Association of Light Industry Enterprises “LEGRPOM”. 

February 7, 2014

USAID/Kyrgyz Republic produced a 2014 wall calendar that includes images of beneficiaries and brief captions telling about USAID assistance in the country. The calendar includes images of projects working to improve the quality of education, health care services, youth support, local economic development, agricultural productivity, food security and independent media in the Kyrgyz Republic. USAID's successes in cooperation are highlighted throughout the calendar.

December 12, 2013

On December 12, 2013 the Ministry of Education and Science and USAID’s Reading Together Project will celebrate the 85th birthday of the great writer Chingiz Aitmatov.  

December 10, 2013

A consortium of local firms – competitively selected by REFORMA – advised the ministry on development of this strategy.  Led by the Kyrgyz Mining Association, the consortium worked with the Mineral Resources Policy Department of the Ministry of Economy to analyze practices of countries with top-performing mining sectors. 

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USAID/Kyrgyz Republic produced a 2014 wall calendar that includes images of beneficiaries and brief captions telling about USAID assistance in the country. The calendar includes images of projects working to improve the quality education, health care services, youth support, local economic development, agricultural productivity, food security and independent media in the Kyrgyz Republic. USAID's successes in cooperation are highlighted throughout the calendar.

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