The 12th Annual International Agriculture Expo, Silk Road 2016, will be held February 25-27 at the Osh National Drama Theater. The Jer Azygy Association of Agro Businessmen of Kyrgyzstan organized the expo with support from the United States through USAID to boost agricultural production and promote trade through exchange of ideas and technologies.
The Osh City Mayor’s Office, in partnership with the Youth of Osh Public Union, presented the Online Map for Citizen Reporting (http://map.oshcity.kg/). The map enables citizens to report to the Mayor’s Office about their needs, problems on their territories and other issues of the city. All reports are registered and indicated on the map so that everyone can see what problems exist in the city and how they are addressed. This tool is launched as part of the Collaborative Governance Program financed by the United States and the United Kingdom.
The Anticorruption Business Council of the Kyrgyz Republic will begin a review of laws that may impact effective protection of property rights of businesses and citizens. The primary goal of the initiative is to reduce the risk of corruption within judicial, fiscal, and law enforcement bodies that affect citizens and business. The project is being implemented with the support of the United States through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID).
Asian big cats are on the brink of extinction. The greatest threat comes from criminals who control an illegal trade that spans across international borders. The goal of Project Predator is to increase communication, coordination and collaboration between law enforcement agencies at the national and transnational level, drawing upon individual strengths, resources and expertise.
With support from the United States through USAID, the Aga Khan Foundation has launched "Fun Kitep 2" a mobile application with 15 new interactive storybooks in the Kyrgyz language. This free application allows children to read stories and complete fun exercises to encourage reading comprehension.
Last updated: June 28, 2016