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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).  

With support from EWMI, Ashaghi Chamanli, Ashigalilar, Gahramanli, and Orangala village residents improved the aging electrical infrastructure of their communities to ensure the growing population of Beylagan district will have access to electricity. The communities replaced more than 14,000 meters of old electrical wires with modern cable and installed 309 new poles, benefitting nearly 5,300 people in all four villages. 

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). 

Community Development Leaders Meet To Discuss Progress
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 5:00am

GANJA – On May 13, nearly 120 participants gathered to discuss issues regarding community development in Azerbaijan, the progress, challenges, and lessons learned from their experience in mobilizing community resources to implementing community socio-economic development projects. The conference was organized by East-West Management Institute (EWMI) under the Socio-Economic Development Activity (SEDA) project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Azerbaijan.

U.S.-Azerbaijan Cooperation Addresses Socio-Economic Development in Samukh
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 4:45am

SAMUKH – On May 12, residents of the Gadili community of the Samukh district celebrated the completion of a project to improve water access in the community. The opening ceremony was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Economy, the local Executive Committee, municipal government, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The project was funded by USAID and the Azerbaijani government and implemented by the East-West Management Institute (EWMI) under the Socio-Economic Development Activity (SEDA).

U.S.-Azerbaijan Cooperation Addresses Socio-Economic Development in Goranboy
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 12:45am

On May 5, residents of the Azizbayov community of the Goranboy district celebrated the completion of a new medical facility, which will improve healthcare for 930 people in the community.

The new heating system will provide a warm classroom environment to 340 children.
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 12:15am

On April 27, residents of the Ashaghi-Atuj community of Guba district gathered to celebrate the completion of a project to improve the heating system at the local school. They were joined by the representatives of the local Executive Committee and municipality, officials from the Ministry of Economy, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The project was implemented by the East-West Management Institute (EWMI) under the Socio-Economic Development Activity (SEDA) co-financed by the governments of the United States and Azerbaijan.

U.S.-Azerbaijan Ccooperation through SEDA Project Addresses Socio-Economic Development in Khachmaz
Friday, April 22, 2016 - 6:00am

KHACHMAZ – On April 21, residents of the Yerguj community of Khachmaz district gathered to celebrate the completion of a road rehabilitation project. They were joined by representatives of the local Executive Committee and municipality, officials from the Ministry of Economy, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The project was implemented by the East-West Management Institute (EWMI) under the Socio-Economic Development Activity (SEDA) co-financed by the governments of the United States and Azerbaijan.

Governments of Azerbaijan and the United States Cooperate to Advance Socio-Economic Development in Shirvan
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 11:30am

The Birlik community of Shirvan city completed a major roofing renovation that will enhance the quality of life for over 1,000 people. The project was implemented by the Socio-Economic Development Activity (SEDA) and co-financed by the governments of the United States and Azerbaijan.

Ambassador Cekuta (center) tours the facility after the official opening.
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 2:30am

IMISHLI – On February 10, residents of the Orujlu, Agamammadli and Jafarli communities in Imishli district gathered to mark the successful completion of the construction of a milk collection facility. They were joined by representatives of the local ExCom and the municipality, officials from the Ministry of Economy, and U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan Robert F. Cekuta. The facility was constructed by a local non-governmental organization, UMID, and co-financed by the governments of the United States and Azerbaijan.

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