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Poverty reduction expected to slow down in Tajikistan in the coming years

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Amendments to the 2020 state budget reportedly doubled expenditures on healthcare and expanded social transfers. The World Bank projects growth to slow to 1.6 percent in 2020 as a whole and the pace of poverty alleviation to weaken.   Poverty was reportedly falling steadily in Tajikistan before the COID-19 outbreak, but this progress was uneven. Read More

USAID publishes detailed Directory of Central Asian Horticulture Exporters

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Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan have been producing and trading a wide range of fruit and vegetables for centuries. This Directory has been developed by USAID’s Competitiveness, Trade and Jobs activity (CTJ) as an easily accessible catalogue to showcase Central Asian growers, processors and trading companies willing and ready to export their horticultural products Read More

Japarov seizes all levers of power in Kyrgyzstan

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Speaking to lawmakers assembled at the State Residence on October 16, Sadyr Japarov described his ascent to high office as the result of a “peaceful and legal transfer of power,” according to Eurasianet.   Sooronbai Jeenbekov is reportedly only the latest president in Kyrgyzstan to be expelled from office by the street. Unlike Askar Akayev Read More

The volume of two-way trade between Tajikistan and Switzerland reportedly increases 5.2 times

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This consisted of Tajikistan’s exports to Switzerland estimated at some 689 million U.S. dollars and Tajikistan’s imports from Switzerland worth little more than 4.4 million U.S. dollars.   Tajikistan’s exports to Switzerland have accounted for 58 percent of the overall volume of Tajikistan’s exports reported in January-September 2020.   Recall, exports of goods in January-September Read More

AKF and MSDSP plant a forest in GBAO’s Roshtqala district

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example the Aga Khan Foundation and the Mountain Societies Development Support Programme (MSDSP) planted a forest in Roshtqala, Tajikistan, with support from the local community, according to press release issued by AKDN.   AKDN’s Serena tree-planting program has been in place since 1991. AKDN has reportedly planted over 130 million trees as part of activities Read More

Tajik deputy foreign minister receives copies of credentials of new ambassador of France to Tajikistan

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During the meeting, the sides discussed issues related to bilateral cooperation between Tajikistan and France and the outcomes of the official visit of Tajik President Emomali Rahmon to France on November 7-12, 2019, according to the Tajik MFA information department.   The two reportedly emphasized the importance of organization of joint scheduled activities after the Read More

Bandits rob businessman US$406,000 and 1.1 million somoni

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According to the Interior Ministry’s website, unidentified people in masks on October 14 attacked Ilhomjon Qurbonov, a director of Oli Somon Limited Liability Company, and grabbed 406,000 U.S. dollars and 1.1 million somoni that were in Qurbonov’s Lexus RX-350.   Three men — Daler Shamsiddinov, 36, Shavkat Ergashev, 38, and Abdulamon Dostov, 28 – have Read More