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USAID Agro Horizon Project to boost agricultural development

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched the Agro Horizon Project to promote agricultural productivity and diversification in the Kyrgyz Republic.  The inaugural event for the project brings together representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Management; the governors of Osh, Batken, Jalalabad, and Naryn oblasts; and local governments, agricultural associations, entrepreneurs, ...
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Saferworld Awards Event: “The Best Youth and Women Campaigns of 2014”

Place: Bishkek, City Hotel Date: 24 February 2015, 17:00 -19:30 Participants: Total Anticipated:  80 people, to include youth and women campaign teams;  and representatives from the following organizations: Saferworld, FTI, Civic Union; media outlets; local and international NGOs; U.N. agencies; Ministry of Internal Affairs and the MIA Academy; Ministry of Labor, Migration, and Youth; and ...
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Festival for primary school students boosts interest in reading

To improve reading skills and boost interest in reading among primary school students, the USAID “Reading Together” Project will hold a ten-day reading festival with the City Board of Education February 20 to March 4, 2015 at educational complex № 66 in Bishkek (Vostok-5B, Mambetova St.).  Representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science, the ...
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American Snowboarders in Kyrgyzstan for Sports Camp for Children from Orphanages

U.S. Olympic Snowboarders Faye Gulini and Justin Reiter will spend an unforgettable week February 15-22 with children from Kyrgyz orphanages to introduce them to the fascinating world of snowboarding.  These sports camps will be implemented by the Public Fund Protecting the Right of Orphans with the financial support of the U.S. Embassy. The American guests ...
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Training social workers to prevent HIV in prisons

Bishkek –The AIDS Foundation East-West (AFEW) in the Kyrgyz Republic will hold a workshop on February 10-13, 2015 for 20 social workers from prisons and non-governmental organizations working in HIV prevention in detainment settings and post-release. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is financing the workshop under the HIV React Project. During the ...
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