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July 7, 2020

The United States Government has supported the Government of Tajikistan’s efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, providing life-saving equipment, laboratory and medical supplies, technical assistance, and assistance to Tajik migrants in need.

June 22, 2020

In June 2019, the USAID Agribusiness Competitiveness activity conducted a training on fruit tree grafting for 38 orchard farmers, managers of nurseries, including women and young grafters. Participants learned how to graft peach, persimmon and pistachio trees. Mavjigul was one of the most active participants. She was thrilled to improve her sapling growing skills. “We used to only graft lemons and local fruit trees. Thanks to USAID, I have learned how to graft pistachios and persimmons trees too. I learned cleavage grafting which is very different and more effective than our old methods,” says Mavjigul. 

The U.S. Government and IOM Support more than 600 Stranded Tajik Migrants Return Home from Kazakhstan
June 20, 2020

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) assisted more than 600 Tajik migrants stranded at the Kazakh-Uzbek border to safely return home. The returning labor migrants, including women and children, and students made the 180-km journey from the Zhibek Zholi border point in Kazakhstan, through Uzbekistan to Tajikistan. This assistance was closely coordinated with the governments of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.

June 10, 2020

Roziyamo Kabirova lives in a remote village in the scenic Wakhan Valley, in Ishkoshim district of Tajikistan that borders Afghanistan and Pakistan. She enjoys the unspoiled natural beauty of the valley. For most people, Vrang village is very isolated and disconnected from the rest of the world. They don’t have the internet and phone lines are often spotty.

USAID and The Aga Khan Foundation provide $2.6 million in Assistance to Combat to COVID-19
June 4, 2020

The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) are initiating a combined $2.6 million response to COVID-19 in Tajikistan over the next twelve months.  USAID and AKF will work to improve care for patients, especially for the severely and critically ill, create employment opportunities, provide food support for the most vulnerable, and educate communities about COVID-19 to help reduce the spread of the virus. This brings the total direct U.S. government contribution to support Tajikistan’s efforts to combat COVID-19 to more than $5 million.

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Last updated: July 07, 2020

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