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September 2, 2014

The International Food Relief Partnership (IFRP) program in the Kyrgyz Republic is funded by the USAID Office of Food for Peace. The IFRP strives to reduce food insecurity among the most vulnerable groups, including children, women, patients with TB and mental diseases, people with disabilities, elderly citizens and orphans. 

In 2014, IFRP will deliver and distribute Harwst Lentil Pro, a fortified, dehydrated, lentil-blended micro-nutrient soup mix, produced by Breedlow Dehydrated Foods in Lubbock, Texas. This will be the seventh round of IFRP program in the Kyrgyz Republic.

The 2014 round is implemented by the American NGO Resource and Policy Exchange (RPX), in close cooperation with the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic. On site the program is administered by the local Public Foundation Ergene.

The program is supported by USAID and the Kyrgyz Ministry of Agriculture and has provided seed farms with modern ag. machinery.
July 18, 2013

USAID, through its Kyrgyz Agro-Input Enterprise Development Project (KAED), will host a field day on modern potato cultivation techniques at the Zarya seed farm in the Ak-Suu Rayon, of Issyk-Kul Oblast

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. 

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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.

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Environmental Awareness: The Roots of Peace

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Last updated: September 02, 2014

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