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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.

Literacy Day is celebrated around the world as a reminder of the importance and power of literacy.  According to UNESCO, literacy is a fundamental human right, and essential to meeting our shared goals of education for all.  While great progress has been made worldwide, approximately 774 million adults in the world are not literate, and two-thirds of them are women.  Literacy begins early, even before a child learns to read on his or her own; reading to children ignites their love of reading and lifelong learning.

U. S. Government Delivers Water to Homes in Vahdat District
September 25, 2014

 U.S. Ambassador Susan M. Elliott and Chorsu Jamoat Chairman Emom Siddikov officially handed over a new drinking water system to the residents of Ghalchagi village in Chorsu, Vahdat District. Vahdat District Chairman Amirzoda Rahmonali (TBC), USAID representatives, jamoat officials, Mahalla Committee leaders, and residents of Ghalchagi village also participated in the ceremony. The system will provide 353 residents with clean drinking water. The water infrastructure project is part of the USAID Local Governance Project, which works in 10 districts and 20 jamoats to improve the quality of local governance and service delivery.

U.S. Government Connects Tajikistan and Afghanistan through Vocational Education
August 30, 2014

The USAID-funded Cross-Border Vocational Education Project, the University of Central Asia’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) honored graduates at a graduation ceremony in Khorugh. Shodikhon Jamshed, Governor of Gorno-Badakhshon Autonomous Oblast, His Excellency Abdulagafur Arezou, Afghan Ambassador to Tajikistan, and respected representatives of the Aga Khan Development Network participated in the ceremony.

U.S. Government convenes international agricultural fair in southern Tajikistan
August 21, 2014

U.S. Ambassador Susan M. Elliott and Khatlon Province Chair Davlatsho Gulmahmadzoda officially opened the International Agro-Fair Khatlon-2014.

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

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.

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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

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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: September 30, 2014

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