In light of International Women’s Day, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is organizing a special event to highlight the successes of women in agriculture. During the event, successful women agricultural producers in Batken, Jalal-Abad, Naryn, and Osh will share their stories. These women work with USAID’s Agro Horizon project, which, among other initiatives, supports women entrepreneurship in the Kyrgyz Republic.
The event will take place on Tuesday, March 6, from 10:00 am – 15:50 pm at Remi Restaurant, Masaliev Avenue, Osh. The event is open to all media.
10:00 am USAID Agro Horizon women entrepreneur video
10:10 am Opening ceremony by the moderator
10:15 am Opening remarks by Luis Hernandez, USAID Economic Growth Director
10:20 am Inspirational speakers
Five women entrepreneurs will give 10-minute inspirational talks about their journey as an entrepreneur – challenges, successes, lessons learned, impact of partnering with USAID, and aspirations for the future.
13:30 pm Warm-up by facilitator
13:35 pm USAID Agro Horizon project partnerships video
13:40 pm Inspirational speakers
Women farmers and facility workers will give 5-minute inspirational talks on how new/upgraded facilities expand opportunities: economic, employment, increased income, etc.
14:40 pm Panel discussion
15:00 pm Closing remarks by Agnes Luz, USAID Agro Horizon Project Chief of Party
For more information please contact Sevara Baibulatova, USAID Agro Horizon project communications specialist, at (+996) 770 441 011.