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Kyrgyz Republic

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  • The Reading Together Project's main objective is to improve the reading skills of children in primary school. USAID has been providing education assistance to the Kyrgyz Republic since 1992.

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  • USAID’s three year program helped 960 women become better entrepreneurs

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  • Increasing food security and economic growth in Kyrgyzstan continue to be priorities for USAID, which also works to improve farmer awareness, understanding, and access to yield-enhancing agricultural production technologies.

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  • The USAID Women’s Leadership in Small and Medium Enterprises (WLSME) works with women entrepreneurs in garment production, tourism, and agro-processing value chains across Kyrgyzstan.

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Гульназ Байтурова выставляет свой товар на ярмарке текстильной промышленности
Новые знания и доступ к кредитам помогают женщинам Кыргызстана развивать свой бизнес
Mohamed Adbel-Rahman (right) answers questions from local apple farmers
Правильное хранение урожая – больше прибыли и разнообразия
Региональные медиа эксперты обсуждают  задачи  и возможности СМИ региона
СМИ Центральной Азии укрепляют сотрудничество

About Kyrgyz Republic

The Kyrgyz Republic is a small, landlocked, mountainous country and the second poorest in Central Asia, with almost 40 percent of the population living below the poverty line. The nation is recovering from a deep political and economic crisis following the ousting of its president in 2010 and subsequent civil disturbances.

Despite the country’s democratic progress, impediments to development remain, including widespread corruption, low foreign investment and high unemployment. Nearly one-third of the Kyrgyz Republic’s workforce is employed abroad, reducing the available pool of qualified labor in-country. The implementation of democratic reforms remains a challenge, and limited energy resources and low agricultural productivity constrain economic growth.

Last updated: September 29, 2015

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Mission Contact

Michael Greene, Mission Director
USAID/Kyrgyz Republic
171 Mira Avenue
Postal Code - M 
+996 (312) 551-241

USAID Contact

Eric Rudenshiold, Sr. Officer-in-Charge
U.S. Agency for International Development
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
, DC 
(202) 712-0141