United States Aids Families Hit by Sardoba Dam Tragedy

May 08, 2020, Tashkent, Uzbekistan The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID-OFDA), is supporting Uzbekistan’s response to the partial collapse of the Sardoba Reservoir dam in the Syrdarya region that caused the displacement of tens of thousands of people in one of the country’s most …

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USAID Publishes a Comprehensive GLOBALG.A.P. Manual for Uzbekistan’s Farmers

May 4, 2020, Tashkent, Uzbekistan – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in cooperation with the Standardization, Metrology and Certification Agency of Uzbekistan (UzStandard) published a comprehensive manual for Uzbekistan’s farmers and agri-firms that will help them compete in international markets by adopting good agricultural practices in line with the international GLOBALG.A.P. standard. GLOBALG.A.P. is the world’s largest agriculture certification program, setting criteria …

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Innovation for a Green Future: Protecting Intellectual Property to Protect the Planet

American entrepreneur and philanthropist Bill Gates once said, “Never before in history has innovation offered promise of so much to so many in so short a time.” This year, the World Intellectual Property Organization is celebrating the 20th World Intellectual Property Day with the theme, “Innovation for a Green Future.”  This year’s theme will look at …

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Leading Travel Bloggers to Promote Tourism in Central Asia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 8, 2019 Contact information: Assel Choibekova Communications Director, USAID Competitiveness, Trade, and Jobs Activity in Central Asia Phone: +7 701 756 33 67 Email: Assel_Choibekova@dai.com Almaty, Kazakhstan, August 8, 2019 – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is hosting ten popular international travel bloggers from August 8-18, 2019 to promote tourism …

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United States Supports Green Business Start-ups

August 6, 2019 Two Uzbek start-ups were selected to pitch at the Global Climate Launchpad 2019, to be held in Amsterdam in November.  The winner of the national final is the team “VIOM” that pitched a startup on production of water-soluble and biodegradable film for agricultural use. The runner up is team “Proteus” that has …

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Uzbek Media Cover U.S. Forest Service Project in Sukok Reserve

On May 25, a group of Uzbek journalists, including Dunyo Bo’ylab TV and O’zbekiston24 Radio, travelled to Sukok Reserve in the Parkent District of Tashkent region, where the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) is conducting a 9-day hands-on training for Uzbekistan’s first cadre of trail specialists.  The journalists observed four U.S. instructors teaching the basics of …

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Earth Day 2019: United States Supports Bilateral Water Cooperation Across the Padshaota River

April 22: To help boost local governance, ownership, and cooperation over shared water resources between upstream and downstream countries in Central Asia, today the United States facilitated a second joint meeting of the Uzbek and Kygyz Padshaota River Small Basin Councils in Namangan, Uzbekistan.   The meeting was organized with assistance from the United States Agency …

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USFS Helps Uzbek Colleagues with Park Development in Sukok Reserve

The United States Forest Service (USFS), the Uzbekistan State Forestry Committee (SFC), and the Green World Future NGO kicked off a three-day series of workshops on September 13 in Sukok Reserve in Parkent District of Tashkent region. USFS sent a team of three forest experts – Leah Lord, Autumn Ela and Matthew Phillips – to …

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United States Support Uzbekistan in Adoption of Clean Energy

The United States Government, in partnership with the Government of Uzbekistan, today launched a program that is helping Central Asian countries accelerate the adoption of clean, efficient, cost effective renewable energy. The Power the Future (PtF) program, supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), provides assistance to national governments and coordinates closely with …

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Uzbekistan hosts regional study tour to improve collaboration on water management

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources of Uzbekistan, and the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia combined financial and technical resources to bring 24 representatives from the five Central Asian countries and Afghanistan to Tashkent from May 2 to 4, 2017 for a study tour under the …

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Embassy Partners with Tashkent Hokimiyat on Earth Day

More than 50 volunteers, including Ambassador Pamela Spratlen, Embassy staff and their families, alumni of U.S. government programs, and officials from the Hokimiyat (municipality) of Tashkent gathered at the Seattle Peace Park for the cleanup.

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