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September 28, 2020

Hasan Nurov is from Navzamin village in Khuroson district, Tajikistan. For generations, Hasan’s family, like many farmers in the district, grew cotton. However, over time, water scarcity and low cotton prices created a conundrum for farmers. Should they continue growing an unprofitable crop, or instead migrate to Russia, where there were higher paying jobs?

September 23, 2020

Hissar is a city in Western Tajikistan, about 15 km from Dushanbe, the country’s capital. The Hanaka River flows through the city, and the main attraction is the legendary Hissar fortress, through which the caravans of the Great Silk Road passed.

USAID Launches $36 Million Program to Improve Food Security in Tajikistan
September 18, 2020

The U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced its new five-year $36 million food security activity – Feed the Future Tajikistan Agriculture and Land Governance – to reduce hunger, undernutrition, and poverty in Tajikistan.

USAID Launches $12 Million Program to Increase Access to Safe Drinking Water in Tajikistan
September 17, 2020

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced a new five-year, $12 million, USAID’s Rural Water Supply activity to provide more equitable access to safe drinking water in unserved and underserved communities in Tajikistan. Through this activity, at least 30,000 people in rural and suburban communities will gain access to safe water.

PEPFAR and USAID Launch New Program in Tajikistan to Combat HIV/AIDS
September 17, 2020

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) have awarded a new five-year project to combat HIV/AIDS in Tajikistan under the title,  “Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control.” The project will be implemented by the non-commercial organization Family Health International 360, in partnership with Right to Care, Palladium, Population Services International, and Gobee Group. “Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control” is a global initiative that will provide strategic technical assistance and deliver health services directly to achieve HIV epidemic control and improve HIV case finding, prevention, treatment programming, and viral load suppression.

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