Smart Waters Program Opens Regional Summer School for Water Management Students

June 10, 2019 – The United States Government through USAID’s Smart Waters Regional activity launched its annual two weeks Summer School Education Program with the Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers (TIIAME).  Eight students from the Integrated Water Resources Management Principles Masters (IWRM MA) Program of Kazakh-German University and seven TIIAME students will …

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U.S. Government Helps Uzbekistan Shape its National Climate Adaptation Plan

Tashkent, Uzbekistan, June 13-14, 2019 – The U.S. government-funded C5+1: Adaptation Planning project held a two-day training workshop for 25 experts from government ministries and stakeholders in Tashkent to shape Uzbekistan’s key adaptation principles and to share global best practices for adaptation planning and implementation. At the workshop, participants learned climate change adaptation planning concepts and …

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USAID Supports Conference on Health Reforms to “End TB” in Uzbekistan

The United States and the Republic of Uzbekistan kicked off a national two-day conference on health reforms to end tuberculosis (TB) May 22 in Tashkent.  The conference is sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Uzbekistan Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Republican Specialized Scientific and Practical Medical Center for Phthisiology and …

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Partnership for Innovation Program in Uzbekistan Grant Competition Continues

The Nationwide movement Yuksalish and the Civil Society Development Association (ARGO) (Kazakhstan), with the financial support of USAID, launched the Partnership for Innovation Program in Uzbekistan. The goal of the Partnership for Innovation program is to increase the role of civil society in Uzbekistan by supporting and developing constructive and effective interaction between civil society …

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Hands-on Agricultural Research Site Opens in Andijan

April 23–At an event today in Andijan, Gary Robbins, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Uzbekistan Country Director and Dr. Abduaziz Abduvasikov, Rector of the Andijan Branch of Tashkent State Agrarian University (TSAU) opened a new orchard and drip irrigation demonstration site, established with the support of USAID’s Agricultural Value Chains (AVC) project.  TSAU …

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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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United States and Uzbekistan Open the Eighth Central Asia Trade Forum in Tashkent

October 17, 2018 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Over 1000 government and business leaders from 27 countries in Central and South Asia, Europe, and the United States met in Tashkent today for the opening of the Eighth Central Asia Trade Forum (CATF) at the Youth Creativity Palace. This is the first time this high profile business event is …

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A Symbol of Enduring Friendship: Walnut Tree with California Roots Planted at U.S. Embassy in Tashkent

In one of her last official acts, U.S. Ambassador Pamela Spratlen planted a walnut sapling on the grounds of the U.S. Embassy in Tashkent. The walnut tree comes to Uzbekistan by way of California, thanks to an agricultural project sponsored by the US Agency for International Development. In 2017 the USAID Agricultural Value Chain Activity …

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Uzbekistan’s Supreme Court Making Strides toward Increased Transparency

Tashkent, September 25, 2018 – The Supreme Court of Uzbekistan, with assistance from the United States, and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP)  has launched a new interactive website that will serve as a one-stop portal for legal services related to divorce, the payment of alimony, property rights, and business issues. The United States Ambassador …

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United States Hosts the Eighth Annual Central Asia Trade Forum in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

For the first time, the United States will be holding its flagship international business event, the Eighth Annual Central Asia Trade Forum, in Uzbekistan. The event, organized by the U.S. Agency for international Development (USAID) and co-hosted by the Ministry for Foreign Trade of the Government of Uzbekistan, will be held on October 17-18, 2018 …

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United States Supports Contest for Best Grapes in Uzbekistan at Annual Grape Festival

The United States Government and the Ministry of Agriculture of Uzbekistan held a contest for the best varieties of grapes at a Tashkent State Agrarian University (TSAU) Grape Festival on September 12, 2018. This annual event, supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), brings grape growers from across Uzbekistan to showcase the best …

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United States Recognizes Best Media Coverage of Tuberculosis at an Event on the Role of Media in Raising Public Awareness Around the Disease

At a roundtable discussion on the role of media in raising public awareness around tuberculosis (TB), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) gave awards for “Best Media Coverage of Tuberculosis” in Uzbekistan. Awards were given for coverage in print, Internet, TV and radio categories in addition to a special award for the best material …

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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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USAID’s Reintegration for Trafficking Survivors Project Successfully Closes Out with a Conference on Human Trafficking in Tashkent

December 19, 2017 – U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Pamela Spratlen, provided opening remarks today at a conference to mark the successful conclusion of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Reintegration for Trafficking Survivors Project, implemented by the non-governmental organization Istiqbolli Avlod. The two-day conference on “Combating Human Trafficking – Best Practices on Reintegration” brings …

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Ambassador Spratlen Visits Kashkadarya Regional Tuberculosis Dispensary to Mark World TB Day

Karshi, Uzbekistan, March 24, 2017 United States Ambassador to Uzbekistan Pamela L. Spratlen, toured today the Kashkadarya Regional Tuberculosis Dispensary in Karshi. The Ambassador’s visit coincides with World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, which is observed worldwide every year on March 24 to call attention to the impact TB has on public health and to promote TB …

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USAID Partners with Uzbekistan to Reduce time required for Customs Clearance

In July, The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) invited Irina Swift, a technical specialist, with more than 40 years of experience working on customs issues to conduct a week long interactive workshop on risk management and electronic customs declaration filing. The implementation of risk management and e-declaration procedures speeds the customs clearance process …

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