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The U.S. Government helps launch the scaling-up nutrition movement in Tajikistan
August 12, 2014

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, August 11, 2014 – In support of the Government of Tajikistan, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), as donor co-convener of the Scaling-Up Nutrition (SUN) movement along with UNICEF in Tajikistan, helped launch the initiative with a national kick-off workshop on Monday August 11.  Representatives from the Ministries of Health and Social Protection, Agriculture, Economy and Trade, development organizations such as the World Food Programme and the World Health Organization, and members of the private sector and civil society participated in the workshop to develop a common understanding of the SUN movement and to launch a multi-sector nutrition agenda in Tajikistan.  First Deputy Minister of Health and Social Protection and SUN Focal Point, Dr. Lola Bobohojieva, opened the event and stressed the importance of nutrition as a critical factor that contributes to the health of women and children. 

The U.S. Government Helps Tajik Entrepreneurs Expand Business Regionally
June 23, 2014

Ambassador Susan M. Elliott opened the USAID Afghanistan Trade and Revenue project Business to Business Conference in Dushanbe.

USAID Supports Regional Migrants Forum
June 20, 2014

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) supported a Regional Migrants Forum to discuss tuberculosis (TB) prevention and treatment among migrants in Central Asia. Tajik Government and non-governmental partners cooperated to conduct the event, which was funded by USAID through the USAID Dialogue on HIV and TB project. Approximately 40 representatives from Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan working in the field of TB prevention and control participated in the forum.

USAID Seeks Solutions to Malnutrition in Tajikistan
May 28, 2014

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) hosted a workshop in Dushanbe titled Scaling-Up Flour Fortification in Tajikistan.  USAID/Central Asian Republics’ Regional Mission Director, Jonathan Addleton, and Dr. Sherali Rahmattulloev, Head of the Maternal and Child Health Department of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection, opened the workshop.

U.S. Ambassador Susan Elliott and Deputy Prime Minister Murodali Alimardon
January 24, 2014

Ambassador Susan M. Elliott, Deputy Prime Minister Murodali Alimardon, and Minister of Agriculture Qosimjon Qosimov officially opened the new USAID Land Reform and Farm Restructuring Project. Through this project, USAID supports dehkan farm reorganization and strengthens property rights. Ambassador Elliott noted that, “Secure land use rights are fundamental for improving the economic situation of Tajik farmers and increasing food security. Land reform should secure farmers’ rights to their land and encourage investments that will increase farm productivity and profits.”

December 12, 2013

The United States is pleased to commit $15 million in financing towards the Central Asia-South Asia electricity transmission project (CASA-1000).

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Last updated: August 20, 2014

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