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USAID Announces $1 Million Fertilizer Development Fund, Calls for Concept Papers

November 1, 2022, Tashkent, Uzbekistan – Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the launch of the Fertilizer Development Fund to increase fertilizer production and sales in Uzbekistan. The fund will support agribusinesses, and help keep food affordable. Through the fund, selected private fertilizer production companies will receive new technologies and/or customized ...
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United States Presents Military Equipment to Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Defense

The Deputy Commanding General of United States Army Central, Major General Wendul Hagler, presented 50 Polaris MRZR light tactical combat mobility vehicles to the Special Operations Forces of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The Head of the Special Operations Forces Directorate of the Ministry of Defense accepted the equipment on behalf of ...
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USAID Supports Rural Women Entrepreneurs with over $200,000 Worth of Equipment

This month, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) began distributing over $200,000 worth of equipment to 226 female graduates of a USAID-supported entrepreneurship and vocational training program. The rural entrepreneurs will use the equipment to launch start-up businesses. The equipment handover is part of USAID’s $3.4 Million Women’s Economic Empowerment Initiative. USAID Mission Director ...
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Representatives of the U.S. Department of State’s Cultural Heritage Center Visit Uzbekistan to Develop Bilateral Agreement

Director Eric Catalfamo and Cultural Property Research Analyst Anne Compton of the Cultural Heritage Center in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs visited Uzbekistan for 9 days to deepen cultural ties. The visitors participated in meetings and conducted site visits in preparation for the Government of Uzbekistan’s request for a ...
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USAID Launches Agribusiness Support Program with Call for Proposals

October 24, 2022, Tashkent, Uzbekistan – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the Private Sector Extension Support Program, which will provide support to agriculture extension and advisory service providers in Uzbekistan. The program will provide up to 200 million soums in training and equipment to each finalist to help extension providers meet the ...
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