Business Adviser to Support Trade and Business Development in the Kyrgyz Republic

Through the Emerging Markets Development Advisers Program (EMDAP), VEGA Member the Institute of International Education (IIE) is providing support to USAID and its partners.
  • Program Snapshot

  • Country: Kyrgyz Republic
  • VEGA Lead Member: Institute of International Education (IIE)
  • Objective: The Business Adviser provides assistance to USAID, AmCham, and other organizations by promoting regional trade and business development in the Kyrgyz Republic and other countries of Central Asia, including Afghanistan.
  • Volunteers: 1
  • Local Partners:

    American Chamber of Commerce in Kyrgyzstan (AmCham)

  • Theme: Local Capacity Development
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Alice Chan in the Kyrgyz Republic AmCham office.

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Alice Chan in a meeting with a colleague.

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Ms. Chan led the organization of an Industry Day for the Portal to Central Asian States Business Project on February 20, 2014 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

The  2013-14 Adviser, Ms. Alice Chan, provided support to USAID and the American Chamber of Commerce in Kyrgyzstan (AmCham) to advance regional trade programs and enhance the Almaty Consensus agenda by promoting the Kyrgyz Republic’s integration into regional trade with Central Asian countries and Afghanistan. Achieving this objective included strengthening USAID assistance in the country, improving the Kyrgyz Republic’s trade and business environment, and increasing the country’s (and wider region’s) competitiveness through facilitating greater trade and promoting business environment issues. A secondary objective was for her to initiate activities in support of USAID programs REFORMA and the new agriculture project, conducting outreach to strengthen the implementation of these programs.


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