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Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 2:30am

September 26, Gyumri - The Gallery of Mariam and Eranuhi Aslamazyan Sisters opened its Museum Shop (at 232 Abovyan Street, Gyumri) - together with USAID/Armenia’s My Armenia program and the Armenian Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport.

In collaboration with government partners at the national and local levels, as well as hundreds of stakeholders in the tourism sector, My Armenia is boosting Armenia’s economic development through the promotion of cultural heritage-based tourism in the regions.  By training rural-based artists and artisans, tour operators, museums and other stakeholders on topics such as branding and marketing, business design and management, improving visitor experiences and more, My Armenia is helping draw tourists to the regions, improve rural livelihoods and increase museum revenues.

group photo of young women and a man
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 4:00pm

Increased female employment offers great potential to Armenia’s economy. Currently, women constitute 67 percent of Armenia’s economically non-active population and their unemployment rate is almost double that of male unemployment (51.5 percent female vs. 21.8 percent male). According to World Bank estimates, Armenia loses as much as 14 percent of its potential GDP due to unequal opportunities for women to participate in employment and entrepreneurship. To highlight the importance of women’s leadership and economic empowerment in Armenia, on March 29 the U.S.

young women with certificates of course completion
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 6:30pm

The future of Armenia’s food supply is more secure now that the first group of students has completed a special training course offered in Armenia thanks to an innovative cooperation agreement between U.S. and Armenian universities, with USAID support. 

The USAID Tax Reform Project Marked Successful Completion
Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 4:00pm

For the past four years USAID has been working with the Ministry of Finance to transform Armenia’s tax regulations and the administration of the tax code to ensure increased transparency.

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Last updated: March 17, 2020

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