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New Economic Opportunities for Northern Kosovo promotes economic development in the agriculture sector by providing farmers with micro grants and technical support.

Okuu Keremet! (Learning is Awesome!) is a project designed to help improve learning outcomes in reading and math among 300,000 students in grades 1-4 in 1,687 target schools in the Kyrgyz Republic.

Проект USAID «Вылечить туберкулез» направлен на содействие Правительству Кыргызской Республики в улучшении диагностики и лечения устойчивых форм туберкулеза. Бюджет проекта на пять лет составляет около 18,5 млн. долларов США.

USAIDдин «Кургак учукту айыктыруу» долбоору – бул Кыргызстандын Өкмөтүнө кургак учуктун дары-дармектерге туруктуу формасын аныктоону жана дарылоону жакшыртууда көмөк көрсөтүүгө багытталган долбоор. Бул долбоордун алкагында, беш жылда 18,5 млн. АКШ доллары өлчөмүндөгү акча бөлүнөт.
 

The USAID Cure Tuberculosis Project is an $18.5 million investment over five years that will assist the Kyrgyz government to diagnose, treat, and cure people with drug-resistant tuberculosis.

To support Nepal’s transition to a federal system, USAID’s Sajhedari-Support to Federalism Activity is partnering with the Government of Nepal to strengthen policy, empower local governments and enhance citizen participation in governance.

Central Asia is one of the few regions in the world where the HIV epidemic continues to grow. Currently, most infections occur within concentrated high risk groups, including people who inject drugs (PWID) and their injecting and sexual partners. Sixty percent of the cumulative HIV cases in the region have been reported among PWID. The epidemiological data show that female sex workers (FSW) and men who have sex with men (MSM) are also disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS relative to the general population.

The U.S. government is leading the world’s humanitarian and health assistance response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are mobilizing all necessary resources to respond rapidly, both at home and abroad. As part of this comprehensive and generous U.S. response, the State Department and USAID are providing an initial investment of nearly $274 million in emergency health and humanitarian assistance to help countries in need, on top of the funding we already provide to multilateral organizations such as the World Health Organization and UNICEF.

Central Asia has the potential to re-establish a commercially viable, market-based power system. A Central Asia Regional Electricity Market, or CAREM, will assure the region’s long-term energy security and economic growth and also serve as a platform for an expanded Central Asia-South Asia regional power market.

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.

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Last updated: April 30, 2020

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