Story collection through micronarratives is not a new method for UNDP. It has been used to collect data on employment in Kyrgyzstan, to better understand Roma needs in Serbia, and working with youth in Georgia, to just to name a few. But never has it been tried and tested in Tajikistan, until now!
Posts Tagged: aid for trade
We are excited to announce that we are publishing a new paper today on trade and human development in Central Asia in both English and Russian! We believe the ideas and recommendations of the paper have the potential to influence major policy discussions within the five countries of Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan)… Read more »
Can I export leather products? How can I get a loan for start-up capital? How do I register a family-based enterprise? Can I hire employees if I’m an individual entrepreneur? These were just some of the many questions I heard during late last month’s third interactive training session in Namangan, Uzbekistan. Over 30 artisans and… Read more »
A farmer since 1992, Avazbek Chotbaev has implemented 21 agricultural projects and teaches market economy basics to farmers. When I asked people where I could find Mr. Chotbaev, 56, locals told me his nickname was “the person who has brought life to the desert.” Few people believed that a fruit nursery could be successful in… Read more »
When a Finnish consumer buys Fairtrade products, in most cases that product comes from Africa or Latin America. But global poverty can be found closer to home, even in the countries that previously were our neighbors. Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are ranked lower in terms of human development by UNDP than Namibia and South Africa. However,… Read more »