Community Connections Project is a cultural and professional exchange visitor program whose broad public diplomacy and development goal is to contribute to democratic and economic reforms in CAR countries of Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan by encouraging active citizen participation in democratic processes and promoting mutual understanding between American and Central Asian people. Exchanges programs are an effective cross cutting tool that transfers new skills and knowledge aRead more »
The goal of the project is to catalyze the process of adaptation in Kazakhstan’s wheat sector, while also opening a regional dialogue around the challenges of climate change to Central Asian food security. The grant will run from September 2012-2014, and has three main components: Read more »
USAID’s Central Asian Energy Efficiency Support Program (CAEESP) aims to assist in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) intensity and emissions by stimulating investment in energy efficiency technologies and projects.
This is a regional program implemented by ICF International in Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
CAEESP’s key outcome is improved use and management of energy through the development of energy efficiency measures and applications.
Through this project, USAID assists Turkmenistan in delivering economic technical assistance to government, NGO, and private sector beneficiaries to help diversify Turkmenistan’s economy and promote more inclusive and broad-based growth through macroeconomic stability, enhanced competitiveness, and expanded private sector participation.
The Project aims to assist with:
• Public Financial Management and Economic Policies; Read more »
Program provides opportunities for young people in Turkmenistan to acquire practical skills in economics and entrepreneurship that would help them to improve quality of lives and foster economic and social development in the country. JA delivers participatory life planning, economic and business skills development programs that provide attitudes, skills and knowledge that will assist youth in striving and thriving in the economy. Besides academic education JA provides practical application of business principles in a protected education environment. Hands-on experience ran Read more »
To increase agricultural production and productivity in Uzbekistan, the project:
Provides training to 5 agrofirms and 5 water users associations in Namangan, Ferghana, and Samarkand regions on agronomic issues, agribusiness management, post-harvest handling, fruit production, processing, and marketing.
Strengthens the ability of agricultural enterprises, joint stock companies, and leasehold farms to respond to specific market opportunities;
Helps public institutions with monitoring of quality standard, horticultural research, and plant protection.