USAID Raises the Profile of Central Asian Horticulture Exporters

October 27, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has published a detailed Directory of Central Asian Horticulture Exporters to provide key information on local producers to potential buyers around the world, in order to help Central Asian agricultural products reach new markets. The directory is intended for use by horticulture importers, distributors, retail buyers, and international ... Read More»

President Jeenbekov Tours the New Oil and Garlic Processing Facility in Uzgen

On August 15, 2018, President Sooronbay Jeenbekov toured the new edible oil and garlic processing facility in Uzgen as part of his visit to Osh and Jalal-Abad oblasts. The new facility, a joint investment of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and ElDan Atalyk, will employ 73 full-time workers and purchase large quantities ... Read More»

USAID and Altyn Aimak LLC Launch New Dried Fruit Processing Facility

On June 19, 2018, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Altyn Aimak LLC, a Kyrgyz-Tajik joint venture, inaugurated a new dried fruit processing facility in Kara-Bak village in Batken Oblast. The Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic, Muhammetkaliy Abulgaziyev, toured the facility which is expected to employ 35 full-time workers and benefit ... Read More»

The Kyrgyz Republic’s Investment Promotion and Protection Agency Honors the United States in June 2018

As part of the Kyrgyz Republic’s Investment Promotion and Protection Agency observance of “the Month of United States Trade and Investment” in June 2018, the U.S. Embassy in Bishkek opened an exhibition of American companies that operate in the Kyrgyz Republic and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) economic programs and investments in the ... Read More»

USAID and Interfruit LLC Launch New Fruit Processing Facility in Uch Korgon, Batken Region

On June 12, 2018, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Interfruit LLC, a Kyrgyz-Tajik joint venture, inaugurated a new fruit processing facility in Uch Korgon rayon of Batken Oblast. USAID co-financed new drying, processing and packaging equipment that will enable the facility to process apricot, apple, peach, cherry, rose hips, apple, plum, ... Read More»

Prime Minister Tours USAID-Supported Dairy Processing Facility in Naryn

On June 8, as part of his official trip to Naryn oblast, Prime Minister Muhammedkaly Abylgaziyev visited the May Bulak dairy processing facility in Kochkor to observe improvements supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The facility, led by Bolot Akmatov and Jenishgul Akmatova, produces four kinds of cheese under the brand ... Read More»

Buyers and Investors Discuss New Opportunities in Agriculture

On June 5-6, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) hosted an Agriculture Trade and Investment Forum, bringing together around 200 international and domestic investors, buyers and agribusinesses. The forum featured business-to-business meetings, discussions, presentations and product exhibitions designed to link Kyrgyzstani producers with produce buyers, and to generate investor interest in agriculture. During ... Read More»

USAID and AgroProduct Asia Launch the Most Advanced Fruit Logistics Center in Southern Kyrgyzstan

On November 30, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and AgroProduct Asia inaugurated a world-class fresh fruit consolidation and packing center in Kadamjai rayon of Batken oblast. The facility is capable of storing 6,435 cubic meters of fresh fruits. The advanced technology enables the center to pack and sort up to 500 tons ... Read More»

USAID and Farmers Organic Garden Launch the Largest Fruit and Vegetable Processing Facility in Jalal-Abad Oblast

On November 16, 2017, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Farmer’s Organic Garden LLC (FOG) inaugurated a new fruit and vegetable processing facility in Suzak rayon of Jalal-Abad oblast. The upgraded processing facility expands FOG’s juice, dried fruit, pickled vegetable, jam and tomato paste production, making it the largest processing facility in ... Read More»

New Fruit Processing Facilities Will Expand Agriculture Production in Osh

New fruit drying and cold storage facilities have begun purchasing produce from farmers in and around Osh. Together, the two fruit drying facilities will process over 1,000 tons of produce per year, while the storage facility can store up to 40 tons of apples. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) partnered with several ... Read More»

Women Farmers Boost Incomes with New Greenhouses

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) assisted fifteen women farmers from mountainous areas of Osh and Naryn Oblasts to launch greenhouse vegetable production. In 1800 m2 of greenhouses they plan to grow cucumbers and tomatoes to sell during the off-season. These partnerships promote women’s entrepreneurship in agriculture and provides much needed additional income ... Read More»

In Partnership with the Kyrgyz Private Sector USAID Expands Export Markets for Meat Production

In partnership with the United States Agency for International Development, Adal Azyk, one of the largest meat processing companies in the country, opened a new slaughterhouse in Kochkor district of Naryn. The facility is one of only two in Kyrgyzstan that are compliant with international food safety standards, and which hold the Hazard Analysis and ... Read More»

USAID Partners with a Private Company to Boost Milk Production in South Kyrgyzstan

BISHKEK – On November 22, the USAID Agro Horizon project and Oasis Agro, LLC, signed a memorandum of understanding to boost diary production in Osh and Jalal-Abad. This partnership will leverage private sector investment and expertise to increase the efficiency and quality of milk production, which will improve competitiveness of Kyrgyz farmers. Under this partnership, ... Read More»

USAID Helps to Connect Kyrgyzstani Agricultural Producers with Buyers

BISHKEK – From July through September, 2016 , the United States, through the USAID Agro Horizon project, sponsored a series of business growth events to connect Kyrgyzstani agricultural producers with local and international buyers. Food processors from Batken, Jalal-Abad, Naryn and Osh oblasts met with potential buyers during three large forums in Almaty, Bishkek, and Osh and through ... Read More»

Business Forum in Batken to Bring Together Apricot Farmers and International Buyers

BATKEN – On September 27th, 2016, USAID will organize a business forum in Batken to establish direct links between Batken farmers producing dried apricots and buyers from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and other countries. Participating farmers will learn about requirements of apricot buyers, present samples of their products and negotiate prices with potential buyers. The event ... Read More»
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