Dushanbe, 25 February 2021 – Creating opportunities and building equity for women to join technology job market can cut pay gap between men and women in Tajikistan and help the country increase gender balance rate as per the National Development Strategy, UNDP gender assessment on women’s role in refrigeration and air conditioning sector reveals. The results were presented at a workshop to highlight the benefits of gender mainstreaming for the country’s economy.
We have been supporting Tajikistan since the very early stages of this crisis.
Meet Rafika Musaeva: A scientist, and engineer, and initiator of a number of law amendments that laid foundation for the independent Tajikistan, she has been fighting for the rights of girls and women in science for many years now. She is also the founder and leader of Tajikistan’s first Association of Energy Professionals and an enthusiast to expand opportunities for women in energy sector , who make up only about ten percent of people working in this field.
Dushanbe, 29 January 2021 – The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) jointly with the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense has launched Tajikistan’s first Countrywide Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment Platform. The platform is designed to serve as a visual risk analysis tool to facilitate better landscape and developmental planning by stakeholders, risk assessors, decision makers.
Dushanbe, 25 December 2020 – UNDP in Tajikistan hold a steering committee meeting to review the activity of two projects, aimed at building climate resilience in Tajikistan, which are funded by the Government of the Russian Federation, namely: “Facilitating Climate Resilience in Tajikistan” and “Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture and Water sectors in Rural Tajikistan”.
Dushanbe, December 25 2020 – UNDP hands over personal protective equipment worth $96,062.15 to the Republican center for immunoprofilaxis to support safety measures for healthcare workers.
Dushanbe, December 17, 2020 – The signing ceremony for a new UNDP project “Accelerating Post COVID-19 Economic Recovery through Improved Livelihood, Employability, and Regional Cooperation in Ferghana Valley” took place today at the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade.

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8.742 million

(2017, source: TAJSTAT) Population

29.7%

(2017, source: MEDT)
Poverty rate

1010 USD

(2018, World Bank Data)
GNI per capita

0.668

(2019, source: UNDP)
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