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November 26, 2014

Duration: 2014 - 2019

Budget: $22,860,055.00

Implementing Partner: ECODIT LLC

Key Partners: Deloitte LLP, Pierce Atwood, ICF International, University of Central Asia, and the Central Asia Regional Environmental Center

Activity Locations:  Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan

Activity Goal

The objective of Energy Links is to increase national energy security in Central Asia to increase the ability to provide year-round, reliable power to their citizens.

Activity Major Focus Areas:

• Increased transparent intra- and inter-regional energy trade by providing technical resources and support to the Central Asia South Asia -1000 Secretariat, the Ministries of Energy, and energy entities.

• Improved legal and regulatory framework and investment climate for the countries’ energy sectors by facilitating adoption of energy-related legislation and implementing regulations for effective oversight of the regional energy sector;

October 3, 2014

Under this Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) for the U.S. fiscal years 2015-2019, USAID can build on the Government’s commitment to further reform in democracy and the social sectors as well as relatively strong recent economic growth in order to achieve the CDCS goal of assisting in the development of a democratic, well-governed, and prosperous Kyrgyz Republic.

October 2, 2014

A two-day conference on "Building cooperation and reducing conflicts between stakeholders in the mining industry" started today on the shore of Lake Issyk-Kul. The goal of the conference is to develop ideas to prevent conflicts and strengthen cooperation among authorities, mining companies, and local communities. Representatives of national and local government, mining companies, international groups, and non-governmental organizations are participating.

September 29, 2014

The Kyrgyz Republic is the only freely elected parliamentary democracy in post-Soviet   Central Asia. Further, in 2011, it was the first in the region to experience a peaceful transfer of presidential power. The United States supports progress toward a prosperous, democratic and stable Kyrgyz Republic to enable the country to play an important role in security and economic prosperity for all of Central Asia, including Afghanistan.

September 23, 2014

Seminar to review the results of the 2012 Kyrgyz Republic Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) took place in in Bishkek on September 23, 2014.  Experts from the National Statistical Committee and the Ministry of Health discussed DHS and other national findings in four areas - children’s nutrition, women’s nutrition, adult health, and domestic violence - and proposed policy changes and new programs to address these challenges.

September 19, 2014
On September 19 at 9:30 a.m., representatives from the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic will join a round table discussion on the results of a pilot initiative on ambulatory treatment of tuberculosis (TB) coordinated by the USAID-funded Quality Health Care Project (QHCP).  The discussion will highlight significant improvements in TB care brought forth by new diagnostic technology, and a shift away from mandatory hospitalization that will lower costs, reduce transmission rates, and improve patient comfort.  The round table will take part in the Issyk-Ata Family Medicine center (FMC) in Kant city.
 

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Calendar

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.

FrontLines


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.


Last updated: November 27, 2014

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