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Friday, March 5, 2021 - 12:00pm

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-supported Enriching Youth for Tomorrow program organized a virtual celebration to recognize the successes of the programs’ female beneficiaries, in honor of the upcoming International Women’s Day on March 8.

Participating in the event, U.S. Ambassador to Turkmenistan Matthew Klimow stated, “Gender equality has always been one of the main priorities of the United States Government. Women’s economic participation is integral to achieving greater security and stability around the world. Through USAID, we empower women to be agents of economic prosperity. And I am honored to be here today to witness your success and achievements that pave the path for many women and girls to succeed in the future in Turkmenistan.” 

The event included 15 alumni speakers from the Enriching Youth for Tomorrow program and 120 attendees, including representatives from national businesses and non-governmental organizations, international organizations, and youth participants of the program.

USAID Central Asia Trade Forum
Monday, November 16, 2020 - 9:15am

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the tenth annual Central Asia Trade Forum, an international event promoting regional trade and connectivity across Central Asia and beyond. This year’s five-day virtual event includes 100 speakers and 4000 registered participants representing 39 countries including the USA, Afghanistan, Georgia, Germany, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, UAE, UK, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan, among others.

Coronavirus
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 3:30am

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the winners of the three-day Startup Ecosystem Program Competition, held jointly by the USAID Enriching Youth for Tomorrow project, the USAID Future Growth Initiative, and the Union of Economists of Turkmenistan.

Coronavirus
Monday, October 19, 2020 - 4:15am

October 19, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has published a detailed Directory of Central Asian Horticulture Exporters  to provide key information on growers to potential buyers around the world.

Water
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 5:45am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is supporting a private Turkmen logistics company, Shaylan Economic Society, to fully digitize all its warehouse and transportation management systems. Shaylan is a warehouse and distribution pioneer in Turkmenistan operating warehouses, cold storage facilities and a fleet of refrigerated trucks.

Water
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 3:45am

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Smart Waters program, implemented by the Central Asia Regional Environmental Center (CAREC), handed over fourteen units of automated water flow measuring equipment to the State Committee on Water Management. This equipment will be installed at fourteen locations along the Murghab river in the eastern Mary province of Turkmenistan.

Coronavirus
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 4:00am

On September 21, 2020, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) celebrated five years of achievements of the USAID-funded Dignity and Rights program implemented by the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Additional Funds
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 5:45am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Safe Migration in Central Asia program, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Office of the Ombudsman of Turkmenistan held an online webinar on eradicating forced labor and human trafficking under Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Target 8.7. Representatives of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection, Mejlis of Turkmenistan, Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, Institute of Statehood, Democracy and Law of Turkmenistan, General Prosecutor’s Office, Ministry of Agriculture of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Trade of Turkmenistan, and Trade Union of Turkmenistan attended the event.

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons in Turkmenistan
Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 12:15am

Today is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. To mark this important day, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Safe Migration in Central Asia program, with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Turkmenistan, the USAID-funded Governance Support Program, International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the National Working Group on countering human trafficking in Turkmenistan is launching a “100 Days Against Human Trafficking” public awareness campaign.

Trade
Monday, July 6, 2020 - 11:30pm

On July 2, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a hotline for Turkmen producers of fresh fruits and vegetables to facilitate export of their products. 

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Last updated: February 18, 2021

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