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

Khorugh, Tajikistan, 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.

The U.S Department of State Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs through USAID’s Cross-Border Vocational Education in Badakhshan, Afghanistan funded the studies of 60 of the 200 graduates. The scholarships enabled 48 Afghan and 12 Tajik students to build their professional qualifications and employability through certification in English, Information Technology, Accounting, or Bookkeeping. 

USAID celebrates International Literacy Day
September 16, 2013

U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Robert Burgess joined Governor of Sarband district Qarahon Chillaev, school teachers, parents and children to celebrate the 47th Annual International Literacy Day at School #4 in Sarband, Khatlon Oblast.

April 15, 2013

United States Ambassador Susan Elliott, Head of Department of Health, Family and Women Affairs of the Presidential Administration, Lola Bobokhojieva, Director of the Statistical Agency, Bahtiya Muhammadieva, and the First Deputy Minister of Health, Saida Jobirova, participated in the presentation of an internationally recognized Demographic and Health Survey preliminary report.

Ceremony to officially open Havaskor-1 Water User Association in the Qubodiyon district
February 6, 2013

Representatives from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) participated in a ceremony to officially open Havaskor-1 Water User Association in the Qubodiyon district. The group was formed through an open and participatory process involving small-scale and commercial farmers, community leaders, and government officials.  The association is now in the process of rehabilitating on-farm canals, drains, and water control gates.

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Tajik State Medical University’s department of Public Hea
December 28, 2012

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Tajik State Medical University’s department of Public Health and Medical Statistics celebrated the opening of the department’s new health resource center. 

It's been a busy spring for USAID. We're actively engaging Turkmenistan in their WTO accession, strengthening the carpet export industry across Central Asia, and are moving forward on the prevention, treatment, and care of tuberculosis. We're also pleased to showcase the many ways Ambassador Elliott has been championing development in Tajikistan. Check out these and other highlights in our Spring 2013 newsletter.

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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: September 17, 2014

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