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U. S. Government Hands Over Heavy Machinery to Water Users Associations and Inaugurates New Office in Southern Tajikistan
January 28, 2015

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, January 28, 2015 – U.S. Ambassador Susan M. Elliott and representatives of USAID, along with Governor of Khatlon Province Davlatsho Gulmahmadzoda, participated in ceremonies to hand over irrigation machinery to communities in Khatlon Province.  The Jilikul Federation of Water Users Association received an excavator valued at $112,000 and Nahri Qumsangir Federation of Water Users Association received a tractor/backhoe valued at $44,900. USAID donated the machinery to support implementation of irrigation water sector reform in Tajikistan. Ambassador Elliott also presided over the inauguration of the Obrason-K Water Users Association’s new office building. The water user associations (WUAs) were formed through an open and participatory process involving small-scale and commercial farmers, community leaders, and government officials.

U. S. Government Supports Early Grade Read Assessment Findings
December 11, 2014

U.S. Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Kathleen McDonald joined Deputy Minister of Education and Science Tojinisso Makhmadova, local education officials, teachers, and international organizations at the joint Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Tajikistan and USAID Quality Reading Project presentation of the 2014 Early Grade Reading Assessment Baseline findings.

December 4, 2014

Таджикистан противостоит многим вызовам, таким как крайняя нищета, отсутствие продовольственной безопасности, низкая эффективность экономики, падающие показатели грамотности населения, высокий уровень безработицы и растущая заболеваемость туберкулёзом. Обладая крайне мобильным населением в 8 миллионов человек, Таджикистан является потенциальным каналом распространения заболеваний, приводящих к инвалидности, таких как туберкулёз с множественной лекарственной устойчивостью (МЛУ ТБ) и ВИЧ/СПИД.

U.S. Government and Aga Khan Foundation Partner to Further Development in Tajikistan
October 31, 2014

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, October 30, 2014 – United States Ambassador Susan M. Elliott and Akbar Pesnani, the Aga Khan Development Network Resident Representative, signed a new global development alliance entitled Economic and Social Connections: A Multi-Input Area Development Financing Facility for Tajikistan to be implemented by the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF).

U.S. Government Delivers Small Medical Equipment for Rural Clinics in Khatlon, Tajikistan
October 2, 2014

U.S. Ambassador Susan M. Elliott presented medical equipment for the people of Khatlon region to Head of the Department of organization of health services for mothers and children, and family planning of Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Population Dr. Sherali Rahmatulloev.  Representatives of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Mercy Corps International participated in the ceremony along with representatives of Khatlon regional and district governments and district health center personnel.

U. S. Government Celebrates International Literacy Day
September 30, 2014

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, September 23, 2014 U.S. Ambassador Susan M. Elliot joined Deputy Minister of Education and Science Tojinisso Mahmadova, local education officials, teachers, and students as School No. 4 celebrated the 48th annual International Literacy Day in Danghara District of Khatlon Oblast.



USAID Tajikistan Calendar 2014

Feed the Future

USAID Feed the Future incorporates water management into agricultural development

Friday, March 22, 2013
USAID Feed the Future incorporates water management into agricultural development


Laws of the Land Raise up Tajik Women Farmers

Monday, June 10, 2013
USAID-backed legal aide to dispossessed women is helping keep them on their land, with cascading benefits on jurisprudence, food security and poverty reduction in the former Soviet Republic.

In Tajikistan, Little Drops Make the River

Thursday, April 13, 2013
In Tajikistan, there is a familiar proverb: “In every drop of water, there is a grain of gold.” Water is the most precious resource in this mountainous, landlocked nation that is slightly smaller than Wisconsin.

Last updated: January 29, 2015

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