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  • A mother measures the height of her child as part of the Healthy Families campaign. The project has touched the lives of 28,000 mothers and their young children through trainings and outreach to new moms. Credit: USAID Quality Health Care Project

  • Participants at a USAID-supported counter-trafficking seminar learn how to raise awareness about child trafficking and provide support on how to avoid trafficking problems. Credit: International Organization for Migration

  • USAID and Chevron Nebitgaz—through the international organization Junior Achievement Worldwide—help Turkmenistan’s young people succeed by providing them knowledge in economics, entrepreneurship, and tourism. Credit: Junior Achievement

  • USAID/Turkmenistan Handing Certificate in International Commercial Arbitration

Capacity building training
Turkmenistan's Human Trafficking Survivors Rebuild Their Lives
A patient at Turkmenistan’s Ene Myakhri Maternity Hospital after her successful and comfortable birth.
Embracing Happy and Healthy Births in Turkmenistan
Participants of a seminar on community health at the Beyik Turkmenbashy resource center.
Reaching Turkmenistan’s Rural Youth

About Turkmenistan

Sharing long borders with Afghanistan and Iran in Central Asia, and serving as a key link to the South Asian subcontinent, Turkmenistan plays a critical role in advancing regional integration and stability. The country’s large oil and gas reserves also make it a pivotal supplier for regional and world markets. As the former Soviet Republic emerges from decades of isolation, the United States supports Turkmenistan in its efforts to foster a more open and integrated society.

USAID works with the people and Government of Turkmenistan to strengthen and diversify the economy, build up nascent democratic and civil society institutions, improve access to key health care services, and promote greater regional integration and cooperation between South and Central Asia. 

Last updated: August 01, 2014

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Contact Information

Mission Contact

Brandy Witthoft, Country Director
Business Center, A Block
1 Yunus Emre St, “Mir 2/1”
Postal Code - M 

USAID Contact

Eric Rudenshiold, Sr. Officer in Charge
U.S. Agency for International Development
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
, DC 
(202) 712-0141