Aid for Trade for Central Asia (Phase IV), Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

 

Project is financed by the Government of Finland at the amount of EUR 6,014,676, with the duration of July 2018 – December 2023. The Project supports inclusive growth by promoting trade and economic competitiveness of local entrepreneurs and supports the countries’ efforts to reduce poverty.

Status: Active
Duration: July 2018 – December 2023
Budget: EUR 6,014,676
Coverage: Regional project with focusing on Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan 
Beneficiaries: Producers, processors, farmers, traders, exporters, women entrepreneurs, trade support institutions and national ministries and agencies.
Focus Area:

The project focuses on supporting Central Asian countries in promoting inclusive and sustainable growth patterns in rural areas and within green productive sectors.

The project will work on the macro (policy), meso (institutions) and micro (SMEs & producers) levels ensuring that interventions at the three levels are mutually supportive to ensure a focused impact level. The output levels will target the following:

  • Supporting an enabling environment for job-rich sustainable growth.
  • Supporting market opportunities for all through more efficient and competitive producers and processors.

Two cross-cutting themes will be gender equality and environmental sustainability.

What is project about?

The project will address the development challenge through two sub-components:

Supporting an enabling environment for job-rich growth through:

1.1 Enabling policies and regulations for inclusive and trade oriented private sector development (macro level).

1.2 Trade support institutions that provide efficient services to the private sector (meso level).

Supporting market opportunities for all through more efficient and competitive producers and processors

2. More efficient and competitive producers and processors contributing to sustainable human development (micro level).

Partners: The  Ministry of Economic Development and Trade (MEDT), Ministry of Justice, State Agency for Export under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, State Committee on Investment and State Property Management (SCISPM), State Institution “Formation and development of entrepreneurship in Tajikistan”, Administrations of Sughd and Khatlon regions and local state authorities (Khukumats) at districts level, Consultative Council on improving the business climate, Trade Support Institutions and Women NGOs.
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