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New Photo Exhibition Highlighting Nutrition in Kyrgyzstan  Now Open to the Public

Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic December 9, 2022 – The public is now able to view a new photo exhibition titled “Unexplored Potential” at the Gapar Aitiev Kyrgyz National Museum of Fine Arts until December 17, 2022.  The exhibition, made possible by the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Advancing Nutrition project, explores the life of Kyrgyzstanis ...
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New Equipment Boosts Production of High-Quality Cashmere in the Kyrgyz Republic

January 18, 2023  – Up to 80 tons of high-quality fiber will be produced annually by Kyrgyz Cashmere with new equipment provided by the U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).  The company opened a new facility in Bishkek to process Kyrgyz yak, camel, and cashmere fiber.    As a result of ...
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Central Asia paves the way to Informatics and Data Science through a new fellowship program with U.S. CDC and WHO Europe  

In April 2023, an innovative and new 12-month certificate-based Informatics and Data Science for Health (IDASH) fellowship training program will launch in the Eastern Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia region. This week, on December 12-15 in Bishkek, Ministry of Health representatives from Ukraine, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Kazakhstan finalized the IDASH training package aimed to ...
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More than 400 Primary Schools and 100 Libraries Across the Kyrgyz Republic to Receive Thousands of New Books

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (December 9, 2022) – More than 400 primary schools and 100 libraries across the Kyrgyz Republic will receive 272,000 children’s books as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) McGovern-Dole Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program.   U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Sonata Coulter presented these books to Minister of Education ...
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Hundreds of Batken Residents to Benefit from Humanitarian Aid Cargo Delivered from the United States

Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, November 24, 2022 – Hundreds of Batken residents will receive critical-need items from the United States as part of a larger U.S. effort to support affected citizens in the region. This aid was made possible through cooperation between the U.S. Embassy in Bishkek and the Ministry of Emergency Situations to coordinate a ...
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