The three-year USAID Regional Energy, Security and Trade Project (RESET) provides assistance to the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic in the implementation of its Energy Security and Efficiency policy agenda. This includes the promotion of energy sector reforms that will have the greatest impact on maintaining reliable electricity service in the Kyrgyz Republic, assuring secure supply in winter and dry years and in developing a regional energy market that would make the development of the country’s vast hydropower resources feasible and profitable.
The Legal Support to Civil Society Program is a five-year regional project providing technical legal expertise to civil society organizations (CSOs), national governments, and law specialists to promote effective development and implementation of legislation regulating civil society. This program, which began in September 2010 and will end in September 2014, is implemented by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL).
REC facilitates trade among Central Asian countries, Afghanistan, as well as with other large trading partners. Through capacity building initiatives and gender integration strategies, REC expands firms’ export potential, while building business network connections in the region. REC also works towards improving Central Asian countries’ pro-trade policies and procedures, increasing transport corridor performance, assisting Tajikistan in its WTO accession efforts, and strengthening the capacity of trade promotion agencies.
The three-year USAID REFORMA Project provides assistance to the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic’s economic policy reform agenda. The project places particular emphasis on those reforms that the private sector believes will have the greatest impact on business development, economic growth, and job creation. Consequently, REFORMA is pursuing a reform agenda that reflects the priorities of both government and business while complementing activities pursued by international donor organizations. In addition, REFORMA focuses on developing the human and institutional capacity of the Kyrgyz Republic’s governmental and private sector institutions that are key contributors to implementing economic policy reforms.
Duration: March 2011 - March 2015
Funding level: $ 4,200,000
Implementing Partner: International Youth Foundation
Key Partners: Center Interbilim,Youth of Osh, Bishkek Business Club, Central Asia Free, InStream, Y-Peer, Association of Social Entrepreneurs (ASE), Childhood Institute, Oasis, Our Voice, Ministry of Education and Science, Ministry of Labor, Migration and Youth.
Last updated: December 18, 2014