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Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 5:15am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Development Policy Institute (DPI) launched a new project to support the development of local government services in the Kyrgyz Republic. As part of “Successful Aimak 2”, municipalities in Issyk-Kul, Jalal-Abad, Naryn and Osh oblasts will work to improve key services, such as water supply, waste removal, maintenance of public spaces such as parks, and provision of of recreational activities.

The project focuses on assisting the municipalities in improving their management practices by training staff, providing legal consultations, and encouraging the use of best practices from other municipalities. One of the key goals is to help municipalities make their services financially sustainable by introducing appropriate tariffs, increasing revenues, partnering with local entrepreneurs, and using IT solutions. In this way, the municipalities can expand their budgets and offer more services to improve the quality of life for local communities.

The new facility is expected to employ 50 full-time workers year-round.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 10:30am

On June 12, 2018, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Interfruit LLC, a Kyrgyz-Tajik joint venture, inaugurated a new fruit processing facility in Uch Korgon rayon of Batken Oblast. USAID co-financed new drying, processing and packaging equipment that will enable the facility to process apricot, apple, peach, cherry, rose hips, apple, plum, prunes, and walnuts. The new facility is expected to employ 50 full-time workers year-round.

The forum featured business-to-business meetings, discussions, presentations and product exhibitions designed to link Kyrgyzstani producers with produce buyers, and to generate investor interest in agriculture.
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 12:15am

On June 5-6, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) hosted an Agriculture Trade and Investment Forum, bringing together around 200 international and domestic investors, buyers and agribusinesses. The forum featured business-to-business meetings, discussions, presentations and product exhibitions designed to link Kyrgyzstani producers with produce buyers, and to generate investor interest in agriculture.

The road signs adhere to the internationally-recognized color (brown) and format for parks and recreation.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 6:30am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is installing 125 new road signs and street maps to improve the tourism experience in Kyrgyzstan. The tourist signs will help visitors to navigate through cities and trekking routes, and show directions to major tourist attractions. This initiative is a part of USAID’s Business Growth Initiative project, which works to strengthen the tourism sector in the country.

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 11:00pm

On March 30, 2018, representatives of municipalities, state officials, and representatives of international organizations will convene at the Forum of Aimaks in Bishkek to discuss challenges and strategies to improve regional development in the Kyrgyz Republic.

Despite some progress, TB remains a serious epidemic in the Kyrgyz Republic.
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 4:15am

Each year, we recognize World Tuberculosis Day on March 24. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) works with the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic to fight this deadly infectious disease. Following a new roadmap on improving prevention and treatment of tuberculosis (TB) developed with USAID’s support, the Kyrgyz Republic is adopting new treatment models, modernizing the health system, and providing new incentives for doctors.

Kyrgyz tour operators met with more than 1,000 current and potential partners
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 1:15am

Fifteen Kyrgyzstani tour operators participated in Kyrgyzstan’s exhibition at ITB in Berlin, one of the world’s largest travel and tourism fair from March 7-11, 2018. More than 10,000 companies and organizations from 186 countries and regions exhibited their products to trade visitors and consumers over the five-day event. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) assisted the delegation in organizing Kyrgyzstan’s exhibition space as part of its efforts to promote tourism in the country.

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 4:00am

More than 230 early grade students from two schools in Naryn and Kochkor district and their parents are taking part in reading events organized with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).  They will read books together, participate in contests and conduct theatrical performances based on the works of Chyngyz Aitmatov. The events help improve reading skills of students and emphasize the importance of parents’ role in fostering children’s interest in reading and love of books.

Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 10:45pm

In light  of International Women’s Day, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is organizing a special event to highlight the successes of women in agriculture. During the event, successful women agricultural producers in Batken, Jalal-Abad, Naryn, and Osh will share their stories. These women work with USAID’s Agro Horizon project, which, among other initiatives, supports women entrepreneurship in the Kyrgyz Republic.

USAID helped Kyrgyz manufacturers meet international quality standards
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 5:15am

Over the last year, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) facilitated more than $6 million in exports for local Kyrgyz businesses in the garment industry and agricultural sectors.

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