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The project contributes to Kyrgyzstan’s economic growth through short-term technical assistance in the agricultural sector. It also helps to increase links and understanding between the U.S. and the Kyrgyz Republic through the personal, people-to-people exchanges that occur via the project assignments.

Through the Afghanistan Trade and Revenue (ATAR) Project, USAID assists Kyrgyz Customs, Ministry of Economy, as well as business accociations, freightforwarder unions, customs brokers and other private sector representatives by supporting pro-trade reforms and efforts for increased regional cooperation

The goal of the project is to improve stewardship and governance of the Ministry of Health (MOH) and national bodies to increase efficiency and equitable access to services that prevent and control TB and M/XDR-TB in Kyrgyzstan.

USAID Dialogue on HIV and TB Project is a five-year regional program aimed at reducing the spread of the HIV and tuberculosis (TB) epidemics in Central Asia by improving health behaviors among most-at-risk populations (MARPs): people who inject drugs, sex workers, men who have sex with men, people living with HIV/AIDS; prisoners and migrants.

The USAID TB CARE I program, implemented in Kyrgyzstan by KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, is designed to assist the Kyrgyz Republic in implementation of the National Tuberculosis Program and provides assistance in the following technical areas: universal access to care, laboratory quality, infection control, programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis and monitoring and evaluation. Key interventions include updating TB control policies to be in line with modern international standards, building the capacity of local care providers to deliver a high quality of care, and providing mentoring and supervisory support to partners in the application of effective modern TB control practices nationwide.

The USAID Quality Health Care Project (QHCP) is a five-year program to improve the health status of Central Asians by building the capacity of public health systems, institutionalizing quality improvement methodologies at all levels of health services management, and empowering communities to respond to health needs. The Quality Project provides technical assistance, training, equipment and commodities to improve management, financing, and implementation of health services related to tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, and maternal and child health services and other public health threats.

Activity Dates: 
September 2010 – october 2015

Activity Area: 
Kyrgyzstan

Implementing partner:
American University of Central Asia

Activity Overview

USAID’s Reading Together project is designed to improve the reading skills of early grades (1-4) students through introducing new teaching methods and raising awareness in communities about the importance of reading.

Under this program, the National Democratic Institute (NDI) assists parliament members and factions with improving communication and outreach and developing issue-based platforms. NDI also supports broader participation in political processes through initiatives to help youth and women influence the country’s policy discussions.

Under the program, IRI works to improve the Kyrgyz Republic’s democratic path by assisting in development of a strong multi-party political system, cultivating leaders by equipping youth and women with the skills to engage in the political process and improving local government transparency and responsiveness.

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Last updated: September 23, 2021

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