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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.

The U.S. Government Provides Food Assistance to the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population of Tajikistan
Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 5:00am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Food for Peace program, in collaboration with the public organization, Avesto, and the American organization, Resource and Policy Exchange, Inc. (RPX) delivered 56,280 kg of food assistance worth more than $171,000 to the Government of Tajikistan. This food assistance will be distributed to more than 100 health and social protection facilities in Tajikistan including facilities that are providing quarantine services related to COVID-19, to patients with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (TB) on long-term outpatient care, to TB, oncology and psychiatry institutions, to the National Red Crescent Society, the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense and the Agency of the Republic of Tajikistan for State Reserves.  More than 33,000 Tajikistan citizens will benefit from this assistance.

The U.S. Government Mobilizes to Combat COVID-19 in Tajikistan
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 12:15pm

The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced a commitment of $868,923 to increase Tajikistan’s ability to respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. U.S. Ambassador to Tajikistan John Mark Pommersheim, [in a video message to the Tajik people: https://bit.ly/2UTMjXj], announced that U.S. assistance will further support Tajikistan’s efforts to prepare and respond to COVID-19.  

The U.S. Government Provides Personal Protective Equipment and Assistance Funds to Tajikistan in Response to Coronovirus
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 11:15pm

Acting Country Director of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Tajikistan Ms. Katherine Owens, and World Health Organization (WHO) Country Office Head, Dr. Galina Perfilieva, handed over personal protective equipment to the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Tajikistan at a ceremony in Dushanbe today as part of the United States’ assistance to Tajikistan to prepare for any potential spread of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

USAID and Eurasia Foundation Partner to Strengthen Civil Society in Central Asia
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 11:00pm

Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) officially launched the Civil Society Support Program in Central Asia, which will be implemented by Eurasia Foundation (www.eurasia.org). The five-year, $18 million initiative will support citizens of Central Asia to cultivate a vibrant and responsive civil society throughout the region and strengthen a new generation of leaders in the sector.

USAID Fosters Tourism in Tajikistan by Connecting Tourists to Important Cultural and Historical Sites
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 4:45am

Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Committee of Tourism Development of the Republic of Tajikistan celebrated the installation of road signs to help connect tourists to important cultural and historical sites in Tajikistan.  As Tajikistan seeks to expand its tourism industry, it is important to help tourists find Tajikistan’s many natural, cultural, and historical attractions.

Central Asia
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 11:30pm

Today, USAID’s Smart Waters project convened water sector national partners from five Central Asian countries and Afghanistan for the eighth Regional Steering Committee for water coordination in Burabay, Kazakhstan. The meeting facilitated the exchange of information and ideas among participating countries and the sharing of national best practices at a regional level.  

Friday, November 29, 2019 - 3:45am

The United States joins Tajikistan in observing World AIDS Day 2019.  Since 2003, the U.S. government has partnered with Tajikistan through the President’s Emergency Plan for HIV/AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), contributing $21.5 million in USAID programs aimed at eliminating the disease in Tajikistan.  Two U.S. agencies implement these programs in Tajikistan – the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).  PEPFAR’s life-saving work is made possible through the U.S. government’s unwavering commitment to the end the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the American people’s compassion and generosity.

USAID Launches New Projects Focused on Eliminating TB in Tajikistan
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 3:15am

USAID and the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population officially launched two new projects:

A five-year - USAID Eliminating Tuberculosis in Central Asia (ETICA) Activity and a grant awarded to the World Health Organization (WHO) to “Improved Prevention, Detection, and Treatment of DR-TB in Central Asia.” 

USAID Hosts the Ninth Annual Central Asia Trade Forum in Shymkent, Kazakhstan
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 11:30pm

The Central Asia Trade Forum, the region’s flagship international event for companies and exporters, opened today in Shymkent, Kazakhstan. Over 500 leaders from government, business and civil society from Central and South Asia, Europe, and the United States gathered to explore investment and innovation in horticulture across the region.

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