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U. S. Government hands over irrigation machinery to support transboundary water cooperation between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan
May 27, 2015

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, May 27, 2015 - U.S. Ambassador Susan M. Elliott, Deputy Chairman of the Agency of Irrigation and Amelioration Bakhrom Gaforov, and the Isfara Water Resource Management Department participated in a handover ceremony of irrigation machinery to communities in the Isfara district of Sughd Province. The U.S. government, through USAID’s Fostering Transboundary Cooperation on Small Watersheds in Central Asia project, is helping to build partnerships that foster transboundary cooperation among water management stakeholders in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.

The Central Asia Regional Environmental Centre (CAREC) implements the project, which supports creation of small basin councils (SBCs) to develop joint transboundary action plans for the sustainable development of watersheds. SBCs enhance cooperation among national and local authorities, local communities, water users, farmers, NGOs, and other interest groups.

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. 

Reading for children project fosters young children’s love and enthusiasm for books and enjoyable reading
June 26, 2014

Eleven-year-old Maftuna and her six-year-old brother Shukrullo live in the remote village of Dustov, in Khatlon province, Tajikistan. Like most children in Dustov, Maftuna and Shukrullo had no access to books for young children, not even at the school library, until the arrival of 433 books created and distributed by Reading for Children, a literacy project funded by USAID and implemented by the Aga Khan Foundation.

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

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: May 30, 2015

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