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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.

In 1800 m2 of greenhouses the women plan to grow cucumbers and tomatoes to sell during the off-season.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 10:30pm

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) assisted fifteen women farmers from mountainous areas of Osh and Naryn Oblasts to launch greenhouse vegetable production. In 1800 m2 of greenhouses they plan to grow cucumbers and tomatoes to sell during the off-season. These partnerships promote women’s entrepreneurship in agriculture and provides much needed additional income while also improving nutrition by making vegetables easily available to households in the community during times when access to vegetables is scarce.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 3:00am

On September 29, 2017, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will organize a forum to discuss capacity development and enhancement of service delivery for local government bodies in the Kyrgyz Republic. Over 120 representatives of municipalities, local councils and civil society organizations from Jalal-Abad, Issyk-Kul, Osh, and Naryn provinces, national government, and international organizations will come together to share best practices and lessons learned.

USAID funded a production line, and by providing technical assistance to Adal Azyk and local farmers.
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 1:30am

In partnership with the United States Agency for International Development, Adal Azyk, one of the largest meat processing companies in the country, opened a new slaughterhouse in Kochkor district of Naryn. The facility is one of only two in Kyrgyzstan that are compliant with international food safety standards, and which hold the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) certification that international buyers require.

The park will provide one more reason for tourists to extend their stays in Karakol before heading to the surrounding mountains, ultimately leading to higher incomes for local businesses and residents. 
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 6:45am

On Saturday, September 9, Alan Meltzer, Chargé d’Affaires of the United States Embassy, with Damir Monoldorov, First Deputy of the Plenipotentiary of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic in Issyk-Kul Oblast, and Daniyar Arpachiev, Mayor of Karakol, announced the opening of the new River Park in Karakol city. The park will provide space for community events, and serve as a new venue for recreation and relaxation by the city’s many tourists and residents alike. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) renovated the riverfront area as a part of its broader efforts to promote job creation and higher incomes through increased international tourism in Karakol and throughout Kyrgyzstan.

The center will benefit smaller apparel workshops in the south that cannot afford to purchase specialized equipment such as digital pattern making equipment.
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 6:30am

Osh – The U.S. Government through USAID’s Business Growth Initiative partnered with a local Kyrgyzstani apparel firm to open a new service center in Osh that will provide printing and cutting services for sewing shops in Osh city and the entire south. The service center will save local garment producers significant amounts of money and time.

The consolidation center is one of the largest in the south and can sort, clean, and package around 24,000 tons of vegetables per year. 
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 6:15am

On June 14, U.S. Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic Sheila Gwaltney attended the opening ceremony of a vegetable consolidation center in Aravan that will directly benefit thousands of farmers in the south of the country. This Aravan-based facility is a result of a partnership between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the private entrepreneur Mr. Avaz Abdurahimov. The consolidation center is one of the largest in the south and can sort, clean, and package around 24,000 tons of vegetables per year. 

The five-day training included a mix of classroom studies and a two-day mountain trek
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 5:15am

The U.S. Government, through USAID, partnered with the Kyrgyz Mountain Guides Association to train 75 trekking guides from May 10 through 24. Trekking guides from across the country were trained on customer care, international safety, and geographical orientation. The five-day training included a mix of classroom studies and a two-day mountain trek at an altitude of 2,300 meters in the Jyrgalan Valley. This was the first large-scale trekking guide training in Kyrgyzstan—an event which the Kyrgyz Mountain Guides Association intends to continue in the future.

Each library will receive a set of 1,639 books featuring tales, stories, riddles, and poetry.
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 4:30am

On April 21, during the World Book Day celebration at Kurmanjan Datka Square in Bishkek, U.S. Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic Sheila Gwaltney announced a donation of over 130,000 books to 80 children’s libraries across the country. The United States will contribute the books through its USAID Reading Together project, which improves the reading skills of early grade students.

The app enables citizens to upload photos, track other messages and read the news of the Mayor's Office.
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 1:00am

A new mobile application, OshCity, allows Osh residents to send appeals, complaints and recommendations directly to the Mayor’s Office or 25 municipal services, which will greatly simplify communication between citizens and the Mayor’s Office. In addition, the app enables citizens to upload photos, track other messages and read the news of the Mayor's Office.

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