Uzbek Farmers Familiarized with the Newest International Innovations in Agriculture
Mar 5, 2015
Constructive dialogue between local farmers, experts of UNDP in Uzbekistan and Macedonia took place within the framework of a series of workshops held these days in Tashkent and Namangan. Participants presented their best innovative practices in agriculture, and shared experience of developing innovations.
UNDP assists in increasing exports of Uzbek textile products
Feb 27, 2015
The participation of the Uzbekistan’s companies at ‘Textillegprom’ 44th Federal Trade Fair in Moscow was marked by reaching agreements for export contracts worth more than $13 million, increasing the number of business partners, learning market trends and gaining knowledge on new technologies.
Imkoniyat.uz: New opportunities for people with disabilities
Feb 2, 2015
Interesting opportunities for people with disabilities, the results of research carried out by specialized NGOs in Uzbekistan, inspiring examples and stories, fascinating social videos and other useful information is now available on a single online resource - www.imkoniyat.uz
When aid matters
Dec 19, 2014
Uzbekistan attracted aid funds totalling USD 860 million during 2008-2013. For the last five years, the amount of technical assistance flowing into the country increased three fold and made USD 200.1 million in 2013.
Recycling for Social Good
Jul 18, 2014
This past Friday at Tashkent’s Gulshan Recreational Park, city residents including people living with disabilities and social innovation volunteers presented household items they made over a three day period.
Aquaculture – Making an Existing Industry Better
Jul 18, 2014
Uzbekistan is lucky to be blessed with some of the key resources needed for fish farming, particularly in its foothill regions that make up 25 per cent of the nation’s countryside, and the potential to streamline and expand the nation’s existing fish farming industry is significant. The raw resources needed to enhance this industry already exists in Uzbekistan, so all that’s needed to make fish farming even stronger is improved national knowledge about the field.
Diversification of the Spectrum of HIV Prevention Services in Uzbekistan
Jul 16, 2014
One of the significant factors of effectiveness to combat the HIV epidemic is to implement successful prevention practices and programs among most-at-risk populations (MARPs). Today, within the framework of the UNDP ‘Continuing Scale Up of the Response to HIV’ (funded by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria), a number of HIV prevention services will be made available to MARPs in Uzbekistan.
Introducing Water Billing in two Mahallas of the Navoi Region
Jul 10, 2014
A Support Centre for Public Services, designed to increase transparency and accountability of water supply services, has been launched in 2014 as part of the ‘Integrated Water Resource Management and Water Efficiency Plan for the Zarafshan River Basin’ (IWRM).
‘Garbage Lab’ Social Innovation Laboratory on Creative Thinking
Jul 8, 2014
Promoting social innovation and volunteerism in the country, offering innovative solutions to social problems, and generating interaction between different people and various organizations is an effective way to contribute to Uzbekistan’s prosperity. This time the UNDP/UNV Project ‘Social Innovation and Volunteerism in Uzbekistan’ is launching a new initiative – ‘Garbage Lab’, a three day social innovation laboratory on creative thinking.
Educating Educators on Human Development
Jun 10, 2014
Nadira Janibekova is professor of Philosophy and Uzbekistan Culture at the Gulistan State University. Understanding trends in Uzbekistan’s cultural perceptions requires knowledge of the roles individual citizens play in their country. It also requires processing large quantities of statistical data, and understanding the meaning behind that information.