Farmers of the Republic of Karakalpakstan are invited to the land laser levelling workshop
Jul 28, 2017
A five-day workshop titled “Piloting resource conservation agrotechnologies with demonstration of land laser leveling technology in the Republic of Karakalpakstan” will be held in the Chimbay district of the Republic of Karakalpakstan. Around 50 farmers and representatives of dekhkan communities from the Chimbay, Kegeyli and Muynak districts are invited to participate in the workshop. Similar training workshops were connducted in the Kanlikul and Takhtakupir project pilot districts in April 2017 with the participation of 120 farmers and dekhkans, of which five were female farmers.
International photo contest dedicated to climate change and protection of ozone layer
Jul 24, 2017
Professional and amateur photographers from all over the world are invited to participate in the international photo contest dedicated to climate change and protection of ozone layer, which will be held from July 10 to September 11, 2017.
UNDP selects best startup projects for the ‘Startup Initiatives’ programme
Jul 20, 2017
In mid-July, about 85 teams from all over Uzbekistan, having successfully passed preliminary selection, pitched their startup projects to experts. Based on the results of expert evaluations, about 30 best projects will get an opportunity to participate in the three-month Youth Startup Support Programme. The programme is implemented by UNDP and CCI ‘Business Forum of Uzbekistan (Phase III)’ joint project with the support of the Agency for Science and Technology and ‘Sasol’ company.
Introducing internationally recognized standards of sustainable agricultural production in Central Asia
Jul 14, 2017
A regional conference titled “GLOBALG.A.P. International Standard – a key factor of access to global market of fruits and vegetables” was held in Tashkent on 13 July 2017. It was organized by UzAgroExport Joint Stock Company in collaboration with UNDP’s “Aid for Trade in Central Asia” project and the GLOBAL G.A.P. Secretariat.
Improving the quality and sustainability of Central Asia’s fresh fruit and vegetables industry
Jul 13, 2017
The workshop is the first of its kind to be held in Uzbekistan, bringing together international experts from Europe, South-East Asia, international organizations such as UNECE, UNDP and GIZ, as well as Central Asian regional public and private sector representatives. The participants will exchange knowledge about improving food quality, food safety, and sustainable agricultural trade in Central Asia.
Preventing surface run-off and improving irrigation in Uzbekistan’s Zaamin region
Jul 12, 2017
On hillside properties like Hulkar Pistasi, in the Zaamin district of Djizakh region, two challenges include how to keep crops watered in the steep, dry environment, and how to keep nutrients in the soil while also making decent profits.
Promoting women entrepreneurship in Uzbekistan
Jul 3, 2017
Over the last 15 years, Ms. Nilufar Adilbabaeva has not only run ‘Adel Tex’ textile company, but has also advised women who intend to start their own business. Over the years, she experienced and has overcome different challenges a woman entrepreneur faces. These days, Nilufar and more than 100 women entrepreneurs from all over Uzbekistan attended the first Republican Forum of Business Women held in Tashkent.
Widening the geographical coverage of the E-SUD system
Jun 12, 2017
As of May 1, 2017, about 90 thousand statements and statements of claim have been received by inter-district civil courts of Tashkent city and Tashkent region via the E-SUD national electronic case management system (http://v3.esud.uz/), which is 7.5 times over the same period last year.
Plastic Garbage? Please clean it up!
Jun 2, 2017
On the eve of World Environment Day, staff from UNDP Uzbekistan joined colleagues from the State Committee of Ecology and Environment Protection of Uzbekistan, and NGO representatives, students, volunteers and journalists, in collecting 1.5 tons of plastic garbage in Tashkent region’s Bostanlyk district.
Invitation to take part in discussions of modernization of the local governance system
Jun 1, 2017
On June 14, 2017, the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan jointly with the United Nations Development Programme in Uzbekistan is organizing an international scientific-practical conference "Modernization of local governance system: foreign experience and reforms in Uzbekistan".