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June 9, 2015
In 2012, USAID through the Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia (EFCA) launched a two-year “Women`s Peace Banks” program to provide opportunities for women in the South of Kyrgyzstan in taking the lead in interethnic reconciliation and in promoting the role of women in peace building at the local level. The Program has been implemented in Osh and Jalal-Abad. During the program EFCA organized 16 Women’s Initiative Groups in Osh and Jalal-Abad that select social development projects proposed by local residents. EFCA provided small grants to the Initiative Groups and helped them find required co-financing for their projects from local authorities, private companies or other sources. This document is the performance evaluation of the project. 
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.

Children leading the festival opening ceremony
February 20, 2015

To improve reading skills and boost interest in reading among primary school students, the USAID “Reading Together" Project will hold a ten-day reading festival with the City Board of Education February 20 to March 4, 2015 at educational complex № 66 in Bishkek (Vostok-5B, Mambetova St.).  Representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science, the City Department of Education, and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) will take part in the events.

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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.

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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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