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Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 4:15am

June 7, 2022, Tashkent Uzbekistan - From May 23-25 and May 27-30, Deputy Assistant Administrator (DAA) for the Asia Bureau of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Anjali Kaur visited Uzbekistan as part of a high-level United States government delegation led by U.S. Department of State Assistant Secretary Donald Lu. On May 30, DAA Kaur announced $2.4 million in new USAID funding to support women’s economic empowerment (WEE) in Uzbekistan during a meeting at the Ministry of Agriculture.

“A key element of USAID’s work with the government and private sector of Uzbekistan are our efforts to promote women’s economic empowerment. Gender equality and women’s empowerment are at the core of our development work and the United States has helped women in Uzbekistan begin and advance careers in horticulture, open new businesses, and expand existing ones,” DAA Kaur said.

Jizzakh handover
Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 1:15pm

Today the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over essential medical equipment to healthcare facilities in Djizzak to assist the region in its fight against tuberculosis (TB). Representatives of the USAID Mission to Uzbekistan, the National Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Center, and the Djizzak Regional Health Administration participated in the handover.

DAA Kaur
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 9:45am

Today, the United States through its Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over urgently needed cold chain equipment and computers to the Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan to strengthen Uzbekistan’s national immunization system. The equipment, which includes 671 refrigerators, 212 freezers, and 150 computers worth $1.3 million in total, will bolster Uzbekistan’s ability to implement functional, effective vaccine management. This critically needed equipment will be distributed to primary care health facilities around the country.

IT women
Friday, May 27, 2022 - 4:00pm

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched IT Women – Karakalpakstan - a comprehensive information communication technologies (ICT) training program for rural women and girls in the Republic of Karakalpakstan. The program provides training in essential ICT skills that will empower women to take advantage of a broad range of employment and entrepreneurship opportunities.

High level delegation visits USAID workshop
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 11:45pm

May 24, 2022, Tashkent, Uzbekistan – Today, a United States delegation which included Department of State Assistant Secretary Donald Lu and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Asia Bureau Anjali Kaur met with aspiring women entrepreneurs at the “Toshkent Gullari” Floristic School.  The goal of the visit to the school was to witness first-hand how U.S. government (through USAID) assistance is contributing to women’s economic empowerment in Uzbekistan.

Ambassador and first deputy minister
Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 4:00pm

May 5, 2022, Tashkent, Uzbekistan – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) jointly with the Ministry of Public Education of Uzbekistan disseminated the results of the first-ever National Early Grade Reading and Early Grade Mathematics Assessments (EGRA and EGMA). The data collected on student reading and math skills will help the Ministry make informed decisions to further strengthen ongoing reform efforts.

Ambassador plants tree
Friday, April 22, 2022 - 3:15pm

April 22, 2022, Tashkent, Uzbekistan – Today the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) jointly with the Ministry of Agriculture and the Tashkent State Agrarian University (TSAU) hosted an event to commemorate Earth Day. U.S.

Proposals can include curriculum-related themes for Uzbek educational institutions, and potential practices that can be applied to agribusinesses.
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 2:00pm

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Agribusiness Development activity announced a call for applications from researchers and research teams within its Applied Research Initiatives Support Program. USAID plans to support Uzbekistan’s academic research community to conduct practical research in order to provide solutions to challenges faced by agribusinesses in Uzbekistan.

Local Health System Sustainability COVID-19 response activity
Saturday, December 18, 2021 - 11:30am

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) held a capstone event to mark the achievements made by its Local Health System Sustainability (LHSS) COVID-19 response activity. LHSS, which was implemented by Abt Associates Incorporated., and launched at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in April 2020. The LHSS activity supported a coordinated national emergency response led by the Ministry of Health and helped build the resilience of the health system against future shocks.

USAID Uzbekistan Commemorates International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 10:00am

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) held the “International Cooperation in Promoting Gender Equality” conference. The event brought together approximately 100 representatives from Uzbekistan’s Parliament and various national and international institutions, including experts from civil society organizations and academia. The conference discussed best practices in promoting gender equality, including methods to prevent gender-based violence and to strengthen the role of women in public life, as well as the effects of the implementation of new gender legislation in Uzbekistan, such as the Gender Equality Law and the Law on Protection from Gender-Based Violence, both adopted in 2019.

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Last updated: January 04, 2022

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