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

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, December 9, 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.

USAID and the Ministry developed the Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) tool to understand the reading levels of students in Grades 1-4 across Tajikistan.  The tool is based on the new National Reading Standards for Grades 1-4.  EGRA provides an unbiased, systemic overview of literacy in Tajikistan and serves as a data source for policymaking.

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).

Ambassador Elliott at the FTF projects' materials display table
November 20, 2013

U.S. Ambassador Susan M. Elliott; USAID Central Asian Republics Mission Director Ambassador Jonathan Addleton; Mirzodavlat Saburov, Agricultural Unit Head under the Executive Office of President; Minister of Land Reclamation and Water Resources Rakhmat Bobokalonov; Suynhon Rustamov First Deputy Minister of Agriculture; and Rajabali Rajabov Deputy Head of Khatlon Province on Economic Affairs gathered in Qurghonteppa to highlight food security accomplishments in Tajikistan and to launch new USAID Feed the Future projects. 

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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

Frontlines

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: December 21, 2014

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