An official handover ceremony of a water measurement system will take place on June 23 along the Aspara River in village of Cholok-Aryk. The ceremony is part of a U.S. Government program fostering transboundary water cooperation funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by the Regional Center for Central Asia (CAREC). The project promotes cooperation on water management at the local level, particularly by involving local communities.
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).
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.
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”.
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.
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.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) organized a series of public events throughout the Kyrgyzstan in observance of World AIDS Day. These events were conducted in Bishkek and Osh cities, and in Jalalabad and Chui oblasts. According to the data from Republican AIDS Center in Kyrgyzstan published in November 2013, 5,060 of people living with HIV are registered in the country, but experts estimate that the actual number is even higher.
The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in close cooperation with the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic, will hand over agricultural machinery and equipment to 10 competitively selected livestock breeding farms as part of the Economic Development Fund Program.
The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Youth Theater for Peace project will hold a public performance November 6 at 1:30pm on at the Dostuk Hotel (429 Frunze). This performance will demonstrate Drama through Conflict Transformation practices, which help youth to understand and resolve conflict both in their communities and at the national level. All groups or individuals interested in the use of theater for community dialogue are invited to attend.
Last updated: February 19, 2014