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Visit to a seedlings farm in Southern Kyrgyzstan, a beneficiary of USAID Agro Horison Project
April 6, 2015

Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic – Jonathan Stivers, Assistant Administrator of the Asia Bureau of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is visiting the Kyrgyz Republic April 4-7, 2015.  Stivers oversees USAID assistance in 32 countries in Central Asia, South Asia, East Asia, and the Pacific Islands, and manages a bureau and overseas staff of approximately 1,200 development professionals.  This is Assistant Administrator Stivers' first visit to the Kyrgyz Republic.

Trade fair is a major forum for Light Manufacturing Entreprises
March 12, 2015

Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic. The 9th National Garment Trade Fair “Fashion Industry 2015. Manufacturers and Equipment” will take place on 11-16 March 2015 at the Kojomkul Sports Palace in Bishkek. The trade fair is hosted by the Association of Light Manufacturing Enterprises “LEGRPOM” and is supported by the USAID Women’s Leadership in Small and Medium Enterprises (WLSME) program. The fair has become a major platform where national garment companies promote new collections, customers and wholesalers negotiate agreements, and the latest trends in design and technology in garments market are discussed. Over 110 garment companies from Bishkek and other regions will exhibit their products along with the equipment providers from Germany, the software providers from Ukraine and importers of fabrics from India and packaging products from Russia, China and Europe.

March 2, 2015

This is a quarterly summary of the major achievements of the USAID Good Governance Public Administration Strengthening Program. 

February 24, 2015

The USAID Business Growth Initiative (BGI) would like to invite media representatives to a presentation of its Tourism Destination Management Program, with the participation of representatives of the private sector, sector associations and government authorities.  The presentation will take place on February 25, 2015, at 13:30 pm, in the Jannat Regency Hotel, located at Aaly Tokombaev Street 21/2, Bishkek.

The objective of the event is to describe the Program to interested stakeholders, in which BGI will solicit applications from consortia of tourism organizations, formed voluntarily to develop destination management proposals to enhance tourism locations in Kyrgyzstan.  The BGI team will then establish a partnership with winning consortia based on the creativity and feasibility of ideas, the demonstrated commitment of group members, and the willingness to work together to build more attractive and service-oriented tourist destinations.  Selected groups will receive grant funding and technical assistance to support the implementation of their destination management plans. The plans are expected to generate greater income for local destinations as well as contribute to the development of the Kyrgyz tourism sector as a whole.

Agro Horizon will continue many initiatives started by USAID Kyrgyz Agro Enterprise Development Project (KAED)
February 23, 2015

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launches a new USAID Agro Horizon Project to boost the growth of diversified and equitable agricultural sector in the Kyrgyz Republic. The project will be launched at a two-day event that will bring together the representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Management of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Governors of Osh, Batken, Jalalabad, and Naryn oblasts, representatives of local government, agricultural associations, entrepreneurs, micro credit companies, and international organizations. The event will be held February 24 – 25, 2015 at the Classic Hotel, 143 Aliyev Street, Osh, Kyrgyzstan.

February 20, 2015

This newsletter is an overview of the most significant milestones achieved by USAID and our partners from September through December, 2014. The stories were selected to demonstrate the diversity and the scope of USAID programs in the Kyrgyz Republic and to celebrate the hard work of everyone who made these achievements happen.

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Water and Hope Flow Back into Kyrgyzstan's Hard-Hit South

March/April 2013
Renovation of Soviet-era irrigation system brings 10,000 hectares of farmland back to life.

Blog


Environmental Awareness: The Roots of Peace

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Earth Days bridge dialogue and action, addressing conflict over natural resources in Kyrgyzstan.


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