Local communities in Karakalpakstan to implement adaptation measures
Mar 16, 2018
More than 210 representatives of rural citizens' assemblies, district khokimiyats, farmers and journalists attended four-day training on interaction of local authorities and local communities in implementing adaptation measures at the landscape level, held in Kanlykol, Muynak, Takhtakupir, Chimbay and Kegeyli districts of Karakalpakstan from March 12 to March 16, 2018.
UNDP promotes introduction of good agricultural practices among farmers of the Fergana Valley
Mar 15, 2018
More than 120 farmers from Andijan, Namangan and Fergana regions are attending trainings being held from 14 to 16 March, on implementation of GLOBALG.A.P international standard. The introduction of Good Agricultural Practice (G.A.P.) helps to increase quality of agricultural products, expand export markets and increase farms’ profits.
Transforming stereotypes, motivating women
Mar 13, 2018
“We used every opportunity we had to promote our idea, from social media to birthday parties. But many people still can’t think of women as being IT specialists.”
The Coca-Cola Foundation is investing $100,000 to improve water supply systems in the Takhtakupir district of Karakalpakstan within the UN Joint Programme on the Aral Sea
Feb 26, 2018
According to the United Nations, currently more than 40% of the world’s population suffers from water scarcity, 884 million people lack access to safe drinking water and over 1.7 billion living in river basins need additional sources of freshwater.
GLOBALG.A.P. certification becomes more affordable for agricultural producers in Uzbekistan
Jan 29, 2018
National standard of Good Agricultural Practice (G.A.P. – Good Agricultural Practice) based on requirements of GLOBALG.A.P. has been developed and introduced in Uzbekistan. Now, local companies planning to enter global market can obtain international GLOBALG.A.P. certificates spending less time and money.
The Fergana valley – Promising development in Uzbekistan
Jan 17, 2018
From the 16th to the 17th of January 2018, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Helena Fraser visited Andijan, Namangan and Fergana regions and familiarized with sites that demonstrated the variance of UNDP’s development work in the region to review the successes that have made in the regions to date.
Statement attributable to Helena Fraser, UN Resident Coordinator in Uzbekistan, on the signing of “Action-oriented Roadmap on Further Cooperation between Uzbekistan and the United Nations System for 2017-2020”
Jan 11, 2018
The United Nations in Uzbekistan welcomes the signing of the “Action-oriented Roadmap on Further Cooperation between Uzbekistan and the United Nations System for 2017-2020”.
How to promote and facilitate investment in Uzbekistan?
Dec 26, 2017
40 representatives of ministries, free economic zones and small industrial zones participated in a two-day training workshop on promoting and facilitating foreign direct investment in Uzbekistan. The workshop was facilitated by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) trainers and aimed at introducing state partners to best world practices of doing business and working with investors.
Can open data stimulate innovation?
Dec 20, 2017
The participants of the Hachkaton 2017 worked to develop socially important and innovative applications, messenger bots based on data available on the open data portal and official websites of government agencies of Uzbekistan.
How to improve sweet cherries production by applying advanced approaches?
Dec 15, 2017
Uzbekistan is among 40 countries where sweet cherry is grown. According to the data , Uzbekistan is in top 10 of largest sweet cherry producers in the world and out of 100 thousand tons of cherries produced in Uzbekistan 30% is exported to CIS and other foreign countries per year .