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Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 4:30pm

January 14, 2021, Tashkent, Uzbekistan – New standards of educational achievement by grade and subject are being launched by the Ministry of Public Education in partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).  Having clear expectations for each school grade about what students are expected to know and do will then enable the Ministry to develop the appropriate curriculum, textbooks, and teacher guides that teach the required skills.  These are one of the foundational elements of building a quality education system that can produce graduates with the critical thinking, problem solving, and practical skills that are needed for them to be successful in Uzbekistan’s economy. 

USAID Rehabilitates Yomonjar Canal To Improve Water Management
Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 12:45pm

Today, U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan Daniel Rosenblum, together with the Minister of Water Resources, Shavkat Khamraev, opened a virtual event in Tashkent to celebrate the renovation of the Yomonjar irrigation system in Bukhara province. The rehabilitation was funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Smart Waters project, implemented by the Central Asia Regional Environmental Center (CAREC).

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 5:30am

The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has donated 200 ventilators to Uzbekistan to assist its fight against COVID-19. This assistance is just the latest donation by the United States of critical supplies in response to Uzbekistan’s request for international assistance related to the pandemic.

End TB Uzbekistan
Monday, August 3, 2020 - 3:15am

Today, the United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the non-governmental organization, Republican Informational Educational Center (RIEC) “INTILISH,” announced the launch of a new $1 million USAID-funded End Tuberculosis (TB) Uzbekistan activity. Through the new activity, USAID will support INTILISH’s efforts to combat TB, especially hard to treat drug-resistant (DR) TB. 

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 1:15am

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the launch of the new $18.9 million USAID Agribusiness Development Activity that will support private sector-led growth in agriculture and related sectors in Uzbekistan.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 3:45am

In response to COVID-19, the United States through USAID and in partnership with the Ministry of Public Education is working with the Sesame Workshop, the makers of Sesame Street, to distribute important health and safety public service announcements in Uzbekistan. Sesame Workshop’s COVID-19 media content package, “Caring For Each Other,” was specifically developed to address the challenges faced by young children and their families during the pandemic. The Caring for Each Other Initiative addresses a wide range of topics – from illness prevention with hand washing and other healthy behaviors, to social-emotional themes, including coping with illness, stress, and this “new normal.”

Sunday, June 7, 2020 - 11:15pm

On June 5, the U.S. Embassy handed over essential reagents for COVID-19 testing to the Uzbekistan’s Agency of Sanitary and Epidemiological Wellbeing (ASEW) as part of the United States’ assistance to Uzbekistan to combat COVID-19.

U.S. Ambassador handing over supplies to Sog’lom Avlod Uchun for families affected by Sardoba Dam Breach
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 10:30pm

Today, U.S. Ambassador Daniel Rosenblum handed over essential relief supplies to the non-governmental charity foundation Sog’lom Avlod Uchun as part of the United States government’s assistance to Uzbekistan in response to the partial collapse of the Sardoba Reservoir Dam. This humanitarian assistance will reach 2,000 beneficiary families affected by the disaster.

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 4:00am

As part of the comprehensive response against the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States government announced an additional $3 million in funding through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to Uzbekistan. This brings the total direct U.S. Government contribution to support Uzbekistan’s efforts to combat COVID-19 to $5.92 million, of which USAID has provided approximately $3.8 million. USAID will use these additional funds to continue to strengthen the capacity of laboratories and health workers to fight and contain the spread of COVID-19.

Maktaaral district, Firdousi village
Friday, May 8, 2020 - 8:30am

The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID-OFDA), is supporting Uzbekistan’s response to the partial collapse of the Sardoba Reservoir dam in the Syrdarya region that caused the displacement of tens of thousands of people in one of the country’s most important agricultural areas. USAID is providing $100,000 to a local organization to procure and distribute essential relief supplies to families affected by the disaster.