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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 3:00pm

GUBA – Today, thanks to joint efforts between Azerbaijan and the United States, residents of Guba district’s Zardabi village celebrated the completion of water access improvement project in the community. United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Ministry of Economy, the local Executive Committee, and the municipal government representatives attended the event. USAID and the Government of Azerbaijan co-financed the project, which was managed by the East-West Management Institute (EWMI).

“The United States is committed to partnering with Azerbaijan. By working together, we can achieve stability, democratic progress, and economic prosperity,” USAID Technical Office Director Randall Olson said during the opening ceremony. “A primary goal of the United States Agency for International Development is to help the Azerbaijani people come together to create solutions for themselves. And the residents of Zardabi can be proud that they have done just that. It is because of their efforts we are here today opening this new water improvement system.”

Schoolchildren walk on the newly renovated road.
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 4:00pm

SABIRABAD – Today, due to joint efforts between Azerbaijan and the United States, residents of the Surra community of Sabirabad district celebrated the completion of a road renovation project.  The opening ceremony was attended by Mrs. Anne Cekuta, spouse of U.S. Ambassador Cekuta, along with representatives of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Ministry of Economy, the local Executive Committee, and the municipal government.

U.S., Azerbaijan Improve Economic Opportunities in Sabirabad District
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 1:00pm

Today, due to joint efforts between Azerbaijan and the United States, residents of the Memishler, Garalar, Asadli and Gafarli communities of Sabirabad rayon celebrated the completion of the Milk Collection Facility Cluster Construction Project.

This is the third Global Entrepreneurship Week event supported by USAID in Azerbaijan since 2013.
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 5:00am

Today, the United States Government, working through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), sponsored a conference on the “Development of Small and Medium Enterprises in Azerbaijan” as part of the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Week at the Holiday Inn.

U.S., Azerbaijan Improve Water Supply in Guba District
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 12:30am

On October 11, due to joint efforts between Azerbaijan and the United States, residents of Gimilgazma village of Guba district celebrated the completion of water access improvement project in the community. The opening ceremony was attended by representatives of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID); along with the Ministry of Economy, the local Executive Committee, and the municipal government. USAID and the Government of Azerbaijan co-financed the construction, which was managed by the East-West Management Institute (EWMI).

U.S.-Azerbaijan Celebrate a New Medical Facility in Beylagan
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 9:45am

On October 5, residents of the Baharabad village of Beylagan district celebrated the completion of the construction of a new medical facility that will improve access to healthcare for 1,450 people. The opening ceremony was attended by Mr. William Gill, deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Baku; along with representatives of the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry of Health, the local Executive Committee, municipal government, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). USAID and the Government of Azerbaijan co-financed the construction, which was conducted by the East-West Management Institute (EWMI).

A feed grinding facility will result in a nearly 50 percent reduction in costs, benefiting 2,600 residents.
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 8:00am

BEYLAGAN – On July 19 and 20, villages in Beylagan district celebrated the completion of multiple electricity and livestock management projects. The ceremonies were attended by representatives of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Embassy, local Executive Committee, and municipal government. The projects were co-financed by USAID and the Government of Azerbaijan and implemented by the East-West Management Institute (EWMI) under the Socio-Economic Development Activity (SEDA).  

U.S., Azerbaijan Co-Finance Construction of New Medical Facility in Imishli
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 12:15am

IMISHLI – On June 30, residents of Govherli village of the Imishli district celebrated the construction of a new medical facility. The opening ceremony was attended by representatives of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Health, local Executive Committee, and municipal government. The project was co-financed by USAID and the Government of Azerbaijan and implemented by the East-West Management Institute (EWMI) under the Socio-Economic Development Activity (SEDA).

U.S.-Azerbaijan Cooperation Brings Solar Powered Lighting to Rustov Community in Guba
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 11:00am

GUBA - Today, residents of the Rustov community of the Guba district celebrated the completion of a solar energy street lighting project. The opening ceremony was attended by representatives of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Embassy, Ministry of Economy, local Executive Committee, and municipal government. The project was co-financed by USAID and the Government of Azerbaijan and implemented by the East-West Management Institute (EWMI) under the Socio-Economic Development Activity (SEDA). 

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Last updated: April 18, 2017

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