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August 21, 2014

February 2012 - January 2015

Implementing Partner:
Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia (EFCA)

Key Partners:
Legal Assistance for Rural Citizens (LARC) Newtork, Public Association “Tree of Life”

Activity Locations:
Communities in Osh, Jalalabad, Batken, Talas, Naryn and Issyk-Kul regions

Activity Goal

The Local Transparency and Cooperation Initiative (LTCI) is a community-based conflict mitigation program improving cooperation and accountability between citizens and local government in the provision of quality public services; and increasing the transparency of and public confidence in the extractive industry. The project has two objectives: (1) Citizens are educated about their rights and access to public services, and empowered to monitor the quality of these services and hold service providers accountable; and (2) Community leaders in mining-affected areas have greater awareness and understanding of the social and environmental impacts of extractive industries..

Activity Major Focus Areas

USAID will continue to support the Kyrgyz Republic’s Education Development Strategy for 2012-2020 by working with 7,500 teachers
July 9, 2013

 On July 3, 2013, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the award of the four-year Quality Reading Project that builds on the U.S. Government’s longstanding commitment to education in the Kyrgyz Republic.

Local Crime Prevention Center Serves 8,600 residents to address safety concerns and carry out crime prevention activities
June 28, 2013

On June 28, 2013, representatives of USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives (USAID/OTI) together with local government officials and residents of Talas celebrated the opening of the newly rehabilitated Talas Local Crime Prevention Center (LCPC) #2.

Caravan of Peace event raises awareness of regional issues and promotes peace, tolerance and inter-regional dialogue
June 18, 2013

On July 19, 2013, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Conflict Mitigation through Targeted Analysis and Community Action (COMTACA) project, will host a Caravan of Peace event at Dasmia restaurant (2 Gorky Street, Bishkek) from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event will be attended by government representatives, media, civil society, and residents of Bishkek and other regions.

On June 5, 2013, the results of the third round of the Passport to Success (PTS) life skills program will be released.
June 5, 2013

On June 5, 2013, the results of the third round of the Passport to Success (PTS) life skills program will be released, demonstrating improved life skills among vulnerable youth living in residential institutions such as boarding schools and orphanages.  The findings will also show the results of community service projects undertaken by participating young people. 

USAID improved Registration and Passport Offices in four districts of Osh province, Kyrgyzstan
May 20, 2013

On May 21, 2013, representatives of USAID’s Kyrgyz Republic Transition Initiative together with local government officials and community members will open improved registration and passport offices in the Suzak district of Jalalabad province.



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.


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.


Environmental Awareness: The Roots of Peace

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

Last updated: August 21, 2014

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