The Fruits of Jahongir’s Labor

The Fruits of Jahongir’s Labor Boosting Uzbek entrepreneurs’ competitiveness — and livelihoods Seven years ago on a trip in Japan — far away from his home region of Tashkent, Uzbekistan — Jahongir Giyasov, 45, tried a dried mango for the first time. “I couldn’t believe how delicious it was,” he recalled. “It made me think about fruits from Uzbekistan that ...
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U.S. Donates Over 800,280 COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccines to Uzbekistan

October 25, 2021, Tashkent, Uzbekistan — Thanks to the American people’s generosity, 273,780 doses of the Pfizer vaccine have been delivered today to Uzbekistan to fight COVID-19.  This is the second part of the shipment of 800,280 Pfizer vaccine doses for Uzbekistan; the initial shipment comprising 526,500 doses, arrived in Tashkent on October 18. This Pfizer ...
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USAID Provides Equipment to the Andijan Medicines Quality Control Laboratory

October 8, 2021 – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over high-performance liquid chromatography equipment to the Andijan Medicines Quality Control Laboratory. This laboratory equipment is necessary in the quality assurance testing of pharmaceutical products according to international best practices and standards. Representatives of the USAID Mission to Uzbekistan, Agency for Development ...
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USAID Announces New Central Asia Trade Activity

October 5, 2021. Tashkent, Uzbekistan – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new $19-million five-year activity, USAID Trade Central Asia, that will be implemented in Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. The new trade activity will build on USAID’s decades of achievements facilitating regional trade, enterprise development, and regional connectivity. ...
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USAID’s 11th Annual Central Asia Trade Forum Begins Today

October 4, 2021 – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the eleventh annual Central Asia Trade Forum , an international event promoting regional trade and connectivity across Central Asia and beyond focused on post-COVID recovery and resilience in the region. This five-day virtual event includes over 80 distinguished speakers from around the world including Central Asia ...
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USAID, UNDP Celebrate Achievements of the Rule of Law Partnership Program in Uzbekistan

22 September, 2021, Tashkent, Uzbekistan – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) marked the successful completion of the Rule of Law Partnership in Uzbekistan program at a virtual event. The six-year program was jointly implemented by the Supreme Court of Uzbekistan, USAID, and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Representatives of the Supreme Court, ...
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USAID IS SEEKING TO CO-FINANCE AGRITOURISM ENTERPRISES IN UZBEKISTAN

September 22, 2021, Tashkent, Uzbekistan – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a request for concept papers from private agritourism enterprises in Uzbekistan to boost domestic and regional tourism. The announcement is made through the USAID Agribusiness Development Activity’s recently established “Agribusiness Development Fund”. On a global scale, agritourism has proven to be an ...
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Supporting Female Workforce Development, USAID Hosts Summit ‘The Power of Women: Post-Pandemic Growth Trends and Beyond’

August 23, 2021, Tashkent, Uzbekistan – Today, the U. S. Agency for InternationalDevelopment (USAID) hosted a Women’s Summit entitled, ‘The Power of Women: GrowthTrends of Post-Pandemic and Beyond’ for women leaders, entrepreneurs, women-owned small-and-medium-sized enterprises, activists, influencers, bloggers, women-led business associations,and relevant non-government organizations. The Women’s Summit gathered stakeholders to discuss how the COVID-19 crisis ...
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LEARNING TO HELP CURE TB A Lab Specialist from Uzbekistan Specializes in Detecting Drug-resistant TB to Serve her Country

Feruza Khudoynazarova came to lab work naturally. During her childhood in the picturesque Syrdarya region of eastern Uzbekistan, Feruza took care of her mother through a bout of illness. It was then that Feruza decided to dedicate her life to serving people as a medical worker. Feruza started her career as a nurse at the ...
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U.S. Government Provides 3 Million Doses of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine to Uzbekistan

Tashkent, Uzbekistan, July 30, 2021 – Today, the United States delivered more than 3,000,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine to Uzbekistan through COVAX, the international platform to deliver safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines equitably around the world.  This is the first time Uzbekistan has received the U.S. manufactured Moderna, two-dose vaccine, administered 28 days apart. ...
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USAID Hosts the Seventh Annual Central Asia Trade Forum “Future Growth: Trade, Transport & Horticulture”

Almaty, Kazakhstan, August 29, 2017 – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID Competitiveness, Trade, and Jobs Activity in Central Asia) will host one of the region’s major international business events, the Seventh Annual Central Asia Trade Forum, Future Growth: Trade, Transport & Horticulture, at the Rixos Almaty Hotel, Kazakhstan, on October 18-19, 2017. Over ...
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USAID and Sog’lom Avlod Uchun Deliver Food Assistance to Vulnerable Populations

On Wednesday, September 14, 2016, the Ambassador of the United States to Uzbekistan, Pamela L. Spratlen; Deputy Minister of Health, Dr. Laziz Tuichiev; and Chairperson of the Board of the International NGO Charitable Foundation Sog’lom Avlod Uchun, Svetlana Inamova announced the arrival of a new food aid shipment provided by the USAID International Food Relief ...
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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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