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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.

U.S. Government launches new Feed the Future program to support land reform efforts
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 (All day)

U.S. Ambassador Elisabeth Millard attended a launch ceremony for the new $9.7 million Feed the Future Tajikistan Land Market Development Activity Project. The ceremony was also attended by key stakeholders and other counterparts who make significant contributions to promote land use rights, including Rajabboy Ahmadzoda, Chairman of State Committee for Land Management and Geodesy of the Republic of Tajikistan, as well as representatives from Parliament and the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, and the U.S. Embassy. The project will continue through August 2020.

U.S. Government Introduces New Drug to Help Save Lives of Tuberculosis Patients
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 11:30pm

Acting Deputy Chief of Mission of the United States to Tajikistan Lucy Jilka joined the First Deputy Minister of Health and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Tajikistan Umarzoda Saida Gayrat, national health leadership, physicians, TB doctors, and stakeholders to celebrate the introduction of bedaquiline to Tajikistan. This is the first new drug approved for the treatment of tuberculosis (TB) since the 1960s. U.S. company Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, created bedaquiline to treat drug-resistant tuberculosis and protect public health.  Janssen is donating 30,000 courses of this life-saving new TB drug to qualified countries.  The United States, through USAID’s Office of Global Health, is partnering with Janssen to introduce bedaquiline in Tajikistan.

U. S. Government Supports Literacy in Tajikistan
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 7:45am

U.S. Ambassador Elisabeth Millard joined Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Tajikistan Latofat Naziri, local education officials, teachers, and education stakeholders at the joint Ministry and USAID Quality Reading Project presentation of the 2016 Early Grade Reading Assessment midterm findings. The baseline data was presented in December 2014.

U.S. Government Marks World AIDS Day
Thursday, December 1, 2016 (All day)

During the week of November 27 to December 1, the United States Government hosted a series of events commemorating World AIDS Day to raise awareness of the HIV epidemic especially among vulnerable groups and to combat stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV.

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