The Transformational Leadership Program (TLP) is designed to provide educational opportunities for Kosovo’s most promising students through university scholarships, partnerships, and student and faculty exchanges with universities in the United States. The TLP program aims to develop a cadre of leaders who will drive significant economic, political, and social development upon their return to Kosovo.
USAID/Kosovo Economc Growth Office Director, Brian Martalus, visited Lypjan/Lipljan on October 14th to inaugurate a new apple grading line at the AMA facilities in the village of Llugaxhi. In 2015 the “Agrovizioni,” “Me-Agro,” and “Agrounion” companies established AMA as a joint entity to strengthen their economic position in the fruit and vegetable sector.
October 7, Ambassador Greg Delawie spoke at the inaugural ceremony of the Women’s Economic Forum (WEF). The WEF is an independent body that aims to bring together organizations and individuals under one umbrella to speak with a unified voice on women’s economic development.
Chargée d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Pristina Colleen Hyland spoke at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at OSA Termosistem on October 13th, inaugurating a new, more energy efficient production line. OSA produces a range of thermal-technical equipment for cooling, heating, and ventilation.
A USAID grant of $27,500 enabled the company to finance the purchase of polyurethane injection equipment for all of their insulated products, replacing their highly-outdated technology.
Charge d’Affaires Colleen Hyland spoke at an event marking the International Day of the Girl Child. This year’s theme was #DadsandDaughters, with a focus on gender equality within families, specifically related to inheritance and property rights. In her remarks, CDA Hyland highlighted the challenges that women in Kosovo face in owning and inheriting property, and the effect of women’s economic exclusion on the economy as a whole.
Last updated: November 04, 2016