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July 13, 2017

USAID Mission Director James Hope visited Agro Red Gold on June 28th, an association of raspberry growers and collectors of non-wood forest products (NWFP) and medical and aromatic plants (MAPs), headquartered in the village of Recane in Prizren.

July 13, 2017

On June 28th in Prizren, USAID Mission Director James Hope witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between EMPOWER Private Sector and DokuFest.

July 13, 2017

It’s blueberry and strawberry season in Kosovo, and local growers from around the country gathered on June 20th to sell and display their freshly-picked harvests in downtown Pristina.  Chargé d'Affaires Colleen Hyland and USAID Mission Director James Hope were on hand to meet the growers and sample a wide array of fruit, pastries, and cakes made with the berries.  Strawberries and blueberries are relatively new crops in Kosovo but they’re undergoing a period of rapid growth and both crops hold a lot of promise.  They’re ideally suited to small-scale production, which means they c

July 13, 2017

On June 27th, Chargé d'Affaires Colleen Hyland delivered keynote remarks at a USAID REPOWER event launching the new Association of Women in the Energy Sector (AWESK).  In March 2016, as part of its Gender Action Plan, the REPOWER project and women professionals across the energy sector met for a workshop to establish a professional mentoring and networking framework.  These women then identified the need for a formal association of women in the energy sector.  AWESK’s mission is to empower women in this sector through car

July 13, 2017

It’s not every day that we have the chance to see first-hand the shoe manufacturing process or that of honey-making and cosmetics.  On June 21st, USAID/Kosovo Democracy and Governance Acting Director Miranda Jolicoeur joined the Advancing Kosovo Together Local Solution (AKT-LS) team on a field visit to two of the program’s business grantees, SHPK ERUDITI and NPT GRUDA.

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