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Pamir Energy’s cross-border energy programme in Bashor, Afghan Badakhshan
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The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) works towards the vision of an economically dynamic, politically stable, intellectually vibrant and culturally tolerant Tajikistan.  AKDN supports the establishment of programmes and institutions that allow the Government, private sector and civil society to play complementary roles in increasing prosperity and creativity within a pluralistic society.

The Network brings together individual agencies that operate in a range of areas  – from economic development to education, rural development to cultural revitalization, health care to financial services. Together these agencies collaborate towards a common goal – to build institutions and programmes that can respond to the contemporary challenges and opportunities of social, economic and cultural growth in Tajikistan.

Operating in Tajikistan since 1992, AKDN draws on a strong base of experience in working with mountain societies. It works in all regions of the country and employs over 3,500 people through its operations.

Rationalising Pharmaceutical Use


Rationalising Pharmaceutical Use

When subsidies for the health sector were withdrawn following the demise of the Soviet Union, the Tajik health system faced collapse. The hospital-based curative care programme was costly – and unsustainable in many areas. In response, AKDN worked with the Tajik government in poor areas, such as the remote Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast, to make the transition to community-based primary preventive care. More


News Archives

Regional Conference on Climate Change-Induced Hazards and Coping Mechanisms in Tajikistan
21 July 2015 - Intense heat in Tajikistan has led to an unusually rapid snowmelt this summer, causing floods that have destroyed schools, shops, crops, roads and power lines. To examine the effect of climactic changes on vulnerable Tajik populations, Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS), in collaboration with the Government of Tajikistan, will host a regional conference on Climate Change-Induced Hazards and Coping Mechanisms on 26 August 2015, at The Ismaili Centre, Dushanbe.

University of Central Asia Signs Milestone Curriculum Development Agreement with Seneca College, Canada
07 July 2015 - The University of Central Asia (UCA) signed a memorandum of understanding on 7 July 2015 with Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, located in Toronto, Canada to develop the English, mathematics and science curriculum for UCA’s first year Preparatory Programme.

Agreement to Implement Disaster Preparedness Project in Central Asia
26 November 2014 - An agreement to implement the eighth DIPECHO Project in Central Asia seeks to enable local communities and institutions to better prepare for, mitigate and respond to natural disasters.

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