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USAID Promotes the Development of E-commerce in Tajikistan
March 4, 2021

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Chamber of Commerce and Industries of the Republic of Tajikistan jointly hosted the first meeting of the newly-established E-commerce Development Council, designed to promote the development of e-commerce in Tajikistan.  There were than 50 participants, including representatives from the President’s office and other government agencies, the National Bank, donor organizations, financial institutions, and private sector associations. They discussed the Council’s objectives and the future of e-commerce in Tajikistan, including new e-commerce legislation.

February 25, 2021

Muhammadrabi Muzaffarov, a 46-year-old farmer, lives in a village at the border with Afghanistan. He is married and has three daughters, three sons and two grandchildren. Muhammadrabi’s household also includes his parents. Like many other farmers in the area, he grew cotton for a living. In recent years, however, Muhammadrabi has seen the revenue from his 12 hectares of land in Khojadurbod in the Khatlon Province decline due to the drop in the price of cotton. While exploring new farming opportunities, he learned that the USAID Agribusiness Competitiveness Activity in Tajikistan was promoting persimmon drying technologies to farms in his area. 

February 24, 2021

USAID partners with communities, hospitals, and ministries in all Central Asian countries to improve TB diagnosis and treatment and to adopt cutting-edge methods and technologies to stop the spread of tuberculosis. USAID also supports innovative approaches to address TB among migrants and other at-risk populations and has worked with the governments of all Central Asian countries to develop effective and comprehensive treatment plans for people with TB in the region.

February 13, 2021

A few months before the COVID-19 pandemic, seasoned Tajik journalist, Zebo Tajibaeva, launched her own media outlet - Your.tj. However, limited advertising, rampant censorship, and restricted data sources can make working in media difficult in Tajikistan. Aside from international agencies, there are only two major media outlets in the country. Zebo had to think outside the box. 

February 10, 2021

Growing up, Shakhlo was always trying something new – she dabbled in drawing, astronomy, physics, knitting, and more. She loved to learn, and it was this insatiable curiosity that led her to turn one of her hobbies into a career.


Last updated: March 04, 2021

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