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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 12:15pm

March 15, 2017 - Today’s event at Hotel Alexander Palace in Skopje marks the achievements and joint efforts in the last five years of the USAID Interethnic Integration in Education Program (IIEP) in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Science, educational institutions, municipalities, schools and partners. The objective of this program was to integrate children of various ethnic backgrounds through education and other activities. IIEP involved schools, teachers, children and parents, local leaders, and entire communities in developing interethnic relationships and building the foundation for a better future. In his remarks, Mr. James Stein, Mission Director of the USAID Macedonia, noted that “For many years, USAID has worked closely with the Government of Macedonia, municipal leaders, and other partners to improve access to a quality education for all of Macedonia’s learners. We have made great progress in this effort.

Motto of the Caravan written on a magnet, part of the promotional materials
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 6:00pm

Skopje - Today in Negorci village, the Climate Change Caravan organized by the USAID Adaptation to Climate Change in Agriculture (ACCA) project made its second of six stops in rural areas of the country. The Caravan was designed to reach rural communities and educate small farmers and other citizens about the anticipated effects of climate change, share strategies for adapting to these effects, and emphasize the importance of proactive responses to them at the grassroots level. 

Map of demonstration plots in Pelagonia region
Monday, May 13, 2013 - 12:00pm

Skopje - Today, the USAID Small Business Expansion Project launched the Grow More Corn initiative in Pelagonija, a first step towards modernizing corn production in that region. The initiative aims to increase the supply of locally grown feed corn by introducing farming practices that, together with drip irrigation systems, will increase up to four times the yield of corn per hectare. In the Pelagonija region, USAID is partnering with most of the region’s municipalities to carry out this initiative.

Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 12:00pm

Skopje - Today, the Climate Change Caravan, organized by the USAID Adaptation to Climate Change in Agriculture(ACCA) project, started on its journey across Macedonia.  The Caravan will make six stops in rural areas of the country, with Novo Selo village in Strumica as its first.  The Caravan was designed to reach rural communities and educate small farmers and other citizens about the anticipated effects of climate change, share strategies for adapting to these effects, and emphasize the importance of proactive responses to them at the grassroots level. 

Promoting interethnic integration in education through school renovations.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 12:00pm

Skopje - Today, the USAID Interethnic Integration in Education Project, together with Primary School Zivko Brajkovski and the Municipality of Butel, celebrated the completion of renovations at the school. The process of refurbishment, financially supported by United States European Command (EUCOM) and USAID, created a better learning environment for interethnic integration in education.

Farmers can visit demonstration plots to learn how to increase their corn yields.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 12:00pm

Skopje - Today, the USAID Small Business Expansion Project launched the Grow More Corn initiative, a first step towards modernizing corn production in Macedonia. The initiative aims to increase the supply of locally grown feed corn by introducing better seed varieties and farming practices that, together with drip irrigation systems, will increase up to four times the yield of corn per hectare.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 12:00pm

Skopje - Today, the USAID Interethnic Integration in Education Project, together with Primary Schools Liria and Bratstvo Migjeni and the Municipalities of Bogovinje and Tetovo, celebrated the completion of renovations at these schools. The process of refurbishment, financially supported by United States European Command (EUCOM) and USAID, created a better learning environment for interethnic integration in education.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 12:00pm

Skopje - Today, USAID launched the Project for Investigative Journalism and Cooperation Between Media and Civil Society as part of USAID’s efforts to strengthen independent media in Macedonia. The project aims to improve cooperation between journalists and civil society through a series of debates and workshops, and will contribute towards more independent investigative stories by offering journalists small grants and mentorships for investigative stories.

Monday, April 8, 2013 - 12:00pm

Skopje - On Friday April 5, in honor of the International Roma Day, USAID Macedonia Mission Director Robert Wuertz visited the Dendo Vas Center for Educational Support for Roma in Gorce Petrov Municipality. This Center, together with three other centers in Prilep and Kumanovo, has been part of the USAID Roma Education Project since 2004. Every year, the project provides assistance to around 200 preschool-age children to better prepare them for entering primary school.

Friday, March 29, 2013 - 12:00pm

Skopje - Today, the USAID Equal Access for Equal Opportunities project held the conference “For e-Accessible Primary Schools:  Assistive Technology in Primary Education in Macedonia.”   The conference brought together representatives of national and local educational authorities, disability-focused NGOs, as well as numerous practitioners:  school directors, teachers, parents, and students with first-hand experience in using assistive technology in school.  Participants agreed that assistive technology, such as big-button keyboards, trackballs and joysticks, widens the educa

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