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Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 4:30am

September 13, 2022, Almaty, Kazakhstan – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched its first Central Asia Clean Energy Forum, an international event themed “Energy Transition and Innovation” that brings together nearly 300 participants from the Central Asian region and around the world to address key energy sector challenges and opportunities.

Policymakers, utility executives, leading technology companies, and international investors have convened in Almaty to discuss energy strategies, emerging clean energy technologies, and investments to respond to the major changes in both the regional and global energy scene.

Organizations across all sectors of Turkmenistan need sign language interpreters to communicate effectively with hearing-impaired citizens.
Wednesday, July 20, 2022 - 12:45am

Today, USAID’s Governance Support Program, in partnership with the Blind and Deaf Society of Turkmenistan and with support from the Embassy of Malaysia in Turkmenistan, concluded a month-long educational program, designed to improve the skills of sign language interpreters from across Turkmenistan.  The training course, held by national and international experts, will support the government of Turkmenistan’s accessibility and inclusivity goals for those with hearing impairments.  The course, which consisted of 271 class hours, trained 12 interpreters.

Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 4:15am

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Ashgabat Stock Exchange (ASE), awarded certificates to professionals for successfully completing training courses on brokerage services and securities issuance.

Environmental Monitoring
Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 4:00am

Today, USAID in partnership with the Public Association Enterprise Tebigy Kuwwat hosted a roundtable for the government agencies responsible for environmental monitoring and data collection to discuss regulations that support climate-friendly policies and practices in Turkmenistan.

USAID, EBRD Sign MOU on Central Asia Partnership for a Low Carbon Future
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 4:15am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have embarked on a partnership to increase cooperation in renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy storage, and other areas to support accelerated decarbonization of the electricity sectors across the Central Asian region.

study tour
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 3:15am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is conducting a study tour to Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Georgia, to find opportunities to increase trade along the Trans-Caspian route on May 16-24, 2022.

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 - 11:00pm

USAID, in partnership with the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan and local experts, concluded a series of four seminars and forums for government representatives, civil society, and entrepreneurs involved in waste management.  The Government of Turkmenistan prioritizes waste management in the nation’s environmental protection and sustainable development strategies.  To support the Government of Turkmenistan’s priorities, USAID has facilitated strategic discussions on new models of cooperation between municipalities, civil society and local entrepreneurs to reduce waste, increase recycling, and improve waste segregation and disposal mechanisms. 

Friday, April 29, 2022 - 10:00pm

At today’s Export Facilitation Initiative event, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a contest that offers a co-financing program to help Turkmenistan’s farmers to obtain GLOBALG.A.P. certification, as a key step towards exporting fresh horticultural products to premium international markets.

USAID Opens Way for Turkment Crafts to be Sold Globally
Monday, March 7, 2022 - 12:15am

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the local company “Orlan”, held the final event of the “Handmade Exports 2021” (HME) startup incubator program.  The event featured a crafts exhibition of Turkmenistan’s finest artisans and a competition of ten program finalists, presenting their new businesses, products and progress achieved throughout the HME program to a panel of judges.

Turkmenistani meteorologists
Thursday, February 17, 2022 - 9:15pm

This week, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Governance Support Program, in partnership with the Hydrometeorology Service of the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection of Turkmenistan and international experts, organized the second seminar on advanced automated meteorological measuring and information systems for weather forecasters in Ashgabat and Lebap.  The Government of Turkmenistan is prioritizing the mitigation of climate change risks and the development of climate resilience strategies.  USAID is proud to support the implementation of the country’s National Strategy on Climate Change by facilitating science and technology-based solutions and increasing the capacity of the government as well as citizens to adopt climate-friendly practices.  In addition, this event is part of a series of USAID-supported interventions aimed at strengthening climate resilience in Turkmenistan.


Last updated: August 15, 2022

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