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Support to Parliamentary Research Activity in Kosovo
September 8, 2017

The Support to Parliamentary Research activity supports the Department for Research, Library and Archives (DRLA) within the Kosovo’s Assembly by strengthening the DRLA’s ability to fulfil the parliamentary committees’ need for high-quality, objective research and by providing parliamentary research reports for the DRLA.

Transparent, Effective and Accountable Municipalities
September 8, 2017

USAID’s Transparent, Effective and Accountable Municipalities (TEAM) project will bolster the ongoing efforts of Kosovo’s government institutions and independent agencies to strengthen accountability and effectiveness in public procurement as a means of improving public services and enhancing public trust, especially at the municipal level. By working closely with municipal partners and supporting linkages with the central government, independent agencies and civil society, the activity will strengthen key government champions and promote local change, creating a sustainable impact.

September 7, 2017

Civil society organizations and the private sector are an essential part of public procurement reform. While some of them are aware of the process most need to learn how to use the e-procurement system: all businesses must submit their procurement bids electronically through the platform, and the CSOs that monitor public procurement must know how to enter the system and observe procurement processes on the electronic platform.  And yet, few individuals in either group had previously received any training or even had a basic familiarity on the new e-procurement system. 

September 7, 2017

Raspberry production in Kosovo is booming, and the introduction of new varieties from USAID’s agriculture programs has significantly extended the growing season.  New methods of growing, handling, packaging, and marketing have also increased crop yields, quality, market-reach, and price.  On August 14th, Ambassador Delawie and his team were on hand at a Ferizaj raspberry orchard to celebrate this year’s successful raspberry crop, to meet with local farmers, and to join in the harvest.  The orchard belonged to Trimor Hyseni, a 27-year-old university graduate in economics and agric

September 7, 2017

On August 17th, Acting Democracy and Governance Office Director Miranda Jolicoeur visited USAID projects and beneficiaries in eastern Kosovo.  During their stay, she and her team visited the upgraded House of Culture building in Ranilug/Ranillug, where an exhibition of paintings by local youth was on display.  They next stopped by a paper bag processing business in Partes/Partesh, where a demonstration of the packaging process was ongoing.


Last updated: February 22, 2018

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