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5th August 2015

The men on board of female-led economic initiatives

ABSTRACT: In the nearly 500 female-led self-help groups established in the frame of the Regional Migration Programme in Tajikistan women and men closely work together. This cooperation is promoted by the 71 male self-help group members in the Sughd Province. The predominance of male emigrants has placed over the last years many Tajik women as […]

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25th February 2014 Dushanbe, Tajikistan

7 reasons to visit Tajikistan

The following is a post by Shuhrat Sharipov, Communications Intern I have been working at the embassy for over two months on Communications and Digital Diplomacy. If you have been following UKinTajikistan’s Facebook and Twitter pages, you may have seen that we have been posting a lot about tourism lately. I think the development of […]

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10th January 2014 Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Embassy Year in Review and a Look Ahead to 2014

relations between our two countries are better than they have ever been since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1991

The Following is a post by Robin Ord-Smith, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Tajikistan. January seems an appropriate time to look back to 2013 and give the Embassy and state of the bilateral relationship an End of Term report.  And to look forward to 2014 and make some New Year resolutions as well as some predictions and […]

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5th November 2013 Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Experience I Would Recommend to Any Colleague

The following is a post by Mark Woodham, Former Deputy Head of Mission in Dushanbe. After just over three years here, I am just about to leave Dushanbe and Tajikistan for pastures new. As always when leaving a place that has been home for several years, the departure is one of mixed feelings: on the […]

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12th August 2013 Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Voluntary Service Overseas – Broadening Horizons

The following is a post by Adam Lancashire, VSO Volunteer. Ever since that first induction day with VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas) I knew that volunteering abroad was something I had to do. The stories from returned volunteers and the collected professionalism of what I saw and heard really made it clear to me that this […]

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26th July 2013 Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Talking Climate Change is Fun and Relevant for All of Us

The following is a post by Joanne Manda, Climate Change and Environment Adviser, DFID Bangladesh. Talking climate change may initially seem daunting (too technical), boring (all that climate science puts me to sleep) or just plain weird (something just for those whose greatest ambition is to hug a tree or save a polar bear!). But I […]

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17th May 2013 Dushanbe, Tajikistan

An Unforgettable Central Asian Experience

The following is a post by Alice Harrison, who recently visited Tajikistan with regional Defence Attaché David Harrison May appeared to be a wonderful month to visit the Pamirs for those interested in flowers. Every village passed had banks of shaggy, bearded irises planted in its gardens and along the road.  The first of the eremus were […]

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7th May 2013 Dushanbe, Tajikistan

My First Ever Trade Mission to Tajikistan

The following is a post by Nigel Peters, Leader of the First Ever UK Trade Mission to Tajikistan. My first experience of Central Asia was when I was seconded to what is now UK Trade & Investment from 1993-95 as Export Promoter for Central Asia, helping UK companies understand the business opportunities in the newly […]

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26th April 2013 Dushanbe, Tajikistan

A Chevening Scholar Writes…

The following is a post by Tojiniso Olimnazarova, Chevening Scholar for Tajikistan 2011-2012. In 2011, I succeeded in receiving the Chevening scholarship funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in the UK to do my master’s degree in Education (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) at the University of Birmingham. My one year in Birmingham was an […]

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