Skilled Teachers, Skilled Nation
The objective of this programmatic South-South knowledge exchange, “Skilled Teachers, Skilled Nation”, was to support governments in Central Asia (CA) in improving the effectiveness of their investments in teachers. The program organized five knowledge exchange (KE) events from October 2021 to September 2023, w
National Monitoring & Evaluation Systems for Rural Water Supply and Sanitation
In the Kyrgyz Republic, the national rural water and sanitation program, launched in 2017, seeks to improve service delivery by providing adequate water and sanitation services to many underserved rural households.
Providing country: Colombia
Receiving country: Kyrgyz Republic, Uganda
Building successful microfinance in rural areas in the Kyrgyz Republic
Up to 60 percent of rural households in the Kyrgyz Republic live in poverty, including 19 percent in extreme poverty.  Rural households spend 74 percent of their incomes on food. At the same time, the Kyrgyz Republic had experienced some of the most severe food price shocks in Central Asia.
Providing country: Bangladesh
Receiving country: Kyrgyz Republic
Expanding Capacity in Central Asian Countries for the Application of New Energy and Power Technologies
To provide access to more reliable, sustainable energy and power sources, representatives of five Central Asian countries (Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan) participated in an exchange with India.
Providing country: India
Expanding Internet access in the Kyrgyz Republic
A fundamental prerequisite for successfully growing an economy today is affordable, efficient, and widespread access to Internet services. But many countries are still in the process of creating the necessary foundations for transitioning to an information society.
Providing country: Croatia
Receiving country: Kyrgyz Republic
Improving Capacity for Migration Management in Europe and Central Asia
Every year, approximately 10 million migrant workers from the lower-income Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) head to Russia and other middle-income CIS countries to seek employment and provide a livelihood for their families.1 Many migrant laborers remit funds to their home countries to support their extended families.
Providing country: Philippines, Russian Federation
Learning Skills to Develop Forests and Reduce Carbon in the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan
Developing forested areas offers many interrelated environmental and other socioeconomic benefits. Increased biodiversity, soil conservation, jobs, firewood, and building materials for the rural poor work together to create a virtuous cycle—the more forests, the more benefits; and the more benefits, the more forests.
Providing country: Moldova
Receiving country: Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan