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Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 11:15pm

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, January 21, 2022 - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) marked the successful completion of its five-year regional Competitiveness, Trade, and Jobs Activity.  The activity facilitated Central Asian exports and increased employment in horticulture, tourism, and transportation and logistics services.  The activity successfully increased competitiveness and expanded trade in these sectors within the region and beyond.

USAID invested $1.97 million in 34 innovation projects co-financed through an Innovation Fund, established to incentivize partners to undertake innovative initiatives in the horticultural, tourism, and transportation and logistics sectors to increase their exports, grow their businesses, and create new jobs.  The Innovation Fund leveraged $5.89 million in private sector investment, which resulted in 23 companies creating 634 new jobs and 13 firms exporting products to 37 new markets.

United States Provides Additional $2.8 Million for COVID-19 Assistance in Tajikistan
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 7:45am

The United States -- through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) -- announced $2.8 million in urgent COVID-19 assistance for Tajikistan. The funding will support the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population’s efforts to coordinate Tajikistan’s COVID-19 vaccine readiness, delivery, and effectiveness; strengthen the capacity of healthcare workers; and optimize oxygen systems including by procuring the equipment and supplies needed for oxygen production, distribution and delivery to patients.

USAID and the Aga Khan Foundation Provide Access to Water and Sanitation
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 1:00am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) and, through their joint Thrive Tajikistan: Partnership for Socio-Economic Development project, officially commissioned a new drinking water supply system and a latrine at School #20 in Safedoron village in Panj district of Khatlon province. This drinking water supply system will provide clean water to more than 2,700 people, and the school latrine will ensure modern sanitation services to more than 640 students and teachers, with separate spaces for males and females. 

U.S. Government Provides 1.5 Million Doses of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine to Tajikistan
Sunday, July 25, 2021 - 11:15pm

The U.S. government provided Tajikistan with 1.5 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.  The vaccine doses represent humanitarian assistance from the United States for the people of Tajikistan and arrived on Monday, July 26.  This donation builds upon the $9 million in assistance the United States has provided to Tajikistan to combat COVID-19 since March 2020. The United States and Tajikistan are partners in controlling the pandemic.

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Friday, June 4, 2021 - 10:15pm

From May 26 - June 4, 2021, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Central Asia Media Program held an introductory journalism skills training, an intensive five-day, online course for beginners, targeting individuals in rural geographies. USAID’s partner, Internews, organized the training in partnership with TBD Company from Kazakhstan and Khoma from Tajikistan. During the training that focused on strengthening journalism in rural Central Asia, 69 young professionals and students from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan learned about news content creation, fact-checking, and journalistic ethical standards.

United States and Tajikistan Partner to Strengthen Regional Energy Cooperation
Friday, May 28, 2021 - 3:45am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources of the Republic of Tajikistan, launched a new five-year, $39 million regional energy program – the USAID Power Central Asia Activity in Tajikistan. The program will assist the five Central Asian countries—Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan—to meet their national energy priorities, reap economic benefits from cross-border energy trading, and improve energy security through greater regional connectivity.

USAID Launches the Bactria Food 2021 Trade Forum in Tajikistan
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 7:45am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the Bactria Food 2021 Trade Forum in Bokhtar city.  This international event promotes regional trade and connectivity across Central Asia and beyond.

USAID Launches a New Program to Strengthen Regional Water Cooperation in Central Asia
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 9:00am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a new Regional Water and Vulnerable Environment Activity. This five-year, $24 million activity will work in all five Central Asian countries and Afghanistan to strengthen regional cooperation on the management of shared water resources in the Syr Darya and Amu Darya river basins.

USAID Provides Equipment to Support Tuberculosis Detection and Treatment in Tajikistan
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 7:00am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Eliminating Tuberculosis (TB) in Central Asia Project donated technical TB detection equipment to Tajikistan’s Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population and the Medical Department of the Main Directorate of the Penitentiary System in the Ministry of Justice to commemorate World TB Day and advance our bilateral joint efforts to end TB in Tajikistan.

USAID Launches New Healthy Mother, Healthy Baby Activity in Tajikistan
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 1:15am

The U.S Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population, launched the new USAID Healthy Mother, Healthy Baby Activity. This five-year, $17.3 million activity works with the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population and the Khatlon District Health Facilities to reduce maternal and child mortality and malnutrition in the 12 western districts of the Khatlon Province.  

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