Women in Agriculture Share Their Success Stories

For Immediate Release

Sunday, March 4, 2018

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.

The event will take place on Tuesday, March 6, from 10:00 am – 15:50 pm at Remi Restaurant, Masaliev Avenue, Osh. The event is open to all media.

Agenda

10:00 am         USAID Agro Horizon women entrepreneur video

10:10 am         Opening ceremony by the moderator

10:15 am         Opening remarks by Luis Hernandez, USAID Economic Growth Director

10:20 am         Inspirational speakers

Five women entrepreneurs will give 10-minute inspirational talks about their journey as an entrepreneur - challenges, successes, lessons learned, impact of partnering with USAID, and aspirations for the future.

13:30 pm         Warm-up by facilitator

13:35 pm         USAID Agro Horizon project partnerships video

13:40 pm         Inspirational speakers

Women farmers and facility workers will give 5-minute inspirational talks on how new/upgraded facilities expand opportunities: economic, employment, increased income, etc.

14:40 pm         Panel discussion

15:00 pm         Closing remarks by Agnes Luz, USAID Agro Horizon Project Chief of Party

For more information please contact Sevara Baibulatova, USAID Agro Horizon project communications specialist, at (+996) 770 441 011.

Last updated: April 10, 2018

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