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Effective management and prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases

: A woman doctor examining a woman patient.

01.01.2017 - 31.03.2022

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), non-communicable diseases are the biggest cause of death worldwide. On an international average 60% of deaths are linked to NCDs.  This rate is often much higher in low-to-middle-income countries.  This is the case in Kyrgyzstan where cardiovascular diseases, cancer and diabetes account for 80% of deaths

Country/region Topic Period Budget

Primary health care
Health systems strengthening

01.01.2017 - 31.03.2022

CHF 4'810'000

Gendermainstreaming in SDC to support the implementation of the gender goals in the Agenda 2030 and the new message 2017-2020

01.01.2017 - 30.06.2022

Mit dem strategischen Ziel 7 in der Botschaft 2017-2020 bekräftigt die DEZA die Gleichstellung der Geschlechter als Schlüssel für Armutsreduktion und leistet einen Beitrag zur Umsetzung der Genderziele der Agenda 2030. Thematische Prioritäten sind die Geschlechtergleichstellung in fragilen Kontexten sowie die Stärkung der ökonomischen und politischen Partizipation von Frauen. Wichtigste Massnahmen sind ein strategischer Politikdialog, Investition in Wissens-management und Gender Expertise sowie Capacity Building und Qualitätssicherung für verstärkte Wirkungsorientierung.  

Central Asia : Water Accountability in Transboundary Chu and Talas River Basins

15.12.2016 - 31.12.2021

Effective water resources management requires data management capacities for proper decision-making at different scales. In this context, a modern, Multi-Level Distributed Water Information Systems is a management instrument that provides stakeholders’ gateways for judicious and sustainable water resources management. The project is aiming at introducing such a modern management information system in transboundary Chu and Talas river basins to improve water accountability and transparency.

Project completed

Contribution to OSCE Academy in Kyrgyzstan

01.04.2016 - 31.03.2018

After 25 years of gaining independence, the states of Central Asia are still facing the challenge of state-building, economic, political and social transformation. The region needs qualified specialists who can participate actively in the creation of a regional network of competence for comprehensive cooperation. In this context, the OSCE Academy acts as a valuable agent for improving the region‘s social and political climate through its higher education, training and research programs.

Project completed

Regional Art and Culture Programme in Central Asia

01.01.2016 - 31.03.2020

The programme builds on a vision that the strengthened and pluralistic cultural sector contributes to developing and empowering the civil society. The programme aims to protect and to enlarge a social space where democratic values can be expressed and intercultural dialogue happen. lt has the potential to allow marginalised voices to be heard and new or unpopular ideas to be shared.

Project completed

Strong and Inclusive Parliamentary Democracy

15.11.2015 - 30.04.2021

The parliamentary democracy in Kyrgyzstan still needs to be strengthened. The project will institutionalise systems allowing the Parliament to held the government accountable for its performance in public service delivery. An increased citizens' participation in the development of national policies will help to identify adequate solutions to people's need and priorities. In this process, citizens will have an oversight on the work and performance of the Parliament and its members.

Project completed

Promotion of Sustainable Economic Development inKyrgyzstan

01.06.2015 - 28.02.2021

The project contributes to sustainable economic growth and thus Job creation and increased incomes, especially for youth and women, in Jalal-Abad Oblast of Southern Kyrgyzstan. lt will focus on the development of selected value chains and the promotion of local economic development with the aim to enhance the competitiveness of targeted businesses and export sectors and, complementarily, to promote a business enabling environment as a precondition for private sector growth.

Project completed

Strengthening Voice and Accountability in Kyrgyzstan

Five young girls in yellow costumes at the opening ceremony of the new kindergarten

01.04.2015 - 31.08.2020

Decentralisation is one of the priorities of the Kyrgyz government in power since 2012. In line with this, the main goal of this project is to strengthen the ability of citizens to participate in the budget process in their municipality, and to ensure that local governments use their funds adequately for public services.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Conflict & fragility
Public finance management
Conflict prevention

01.04.2015 - 31.08.2020

CHF 5'740'000

Project completed

Strengthening Democratic Practices in the Election Processes in Kyrgyzstan

10.02.2015 - 30.04.2018

Elections are one of the critical elements of the democratization agenda in Kyrgyzstan. The proposed project will support democratic practices in the upcoming elections 2015-2017 (parliamentarian, municipal and presidential elections) as elections represent a major means to increase citizens’ participation in political life and of voicing their concerns regarding the achievement of the objectives of poverty alleviation and human development.

Project completed

Cross-border Cooperation for Sustainable Peace and Development in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

01.10.2014 - 31.10.2018

The relations between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are characterized by an increasing number ot cross-border tensions caused by unfinished border demarcation and disputes on access to natural resources. The authorities recognize the risk of escalation into an open "inter-ethnic conflict", but lack resources and capacities to conduct peace-building activities at community level. The project is designed to foster cooperation and linkages in the cross-border village clusters situated in Kyrgyzstan and in Tajikistan.

Blue Peace Central Asia Strengthening of the Regional Institutional Framework for Integrated Water Resources Management in Central Asia

01.09.2014 - 31.07.2022

In response to the explicit demand of the five Central Asian States, and building on over 20 years of cooperation in the field of water, SDC facilitates transboundary water resources cooperation consistent with the Blue Peace approach implemented in the Middle-East and at the global level through the establishment of a High Level Dialogue Platform, the promotion of sustainable water practices as well as capacity building of a new generation of water professionals and champions.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Central Asia
Climate change and environment
Water diplomacy and security
Meteorological services
Water resources conservation
Water sector policy

01.09.2014 - 31.07.2022

CHF 6'000'000

Project completed

Small and Medium Enterprises Development in Alai and Chon Alai Districts of Osh oblast, Kyrgyzstan

01.05.2014 - 31.05.2018

The political turmoil and conflicts in the south of the country in 2010 have unveiled the problem of unbalanced regional development. The government admits the need to develop the regions economically but lacks resources. Therefore the role of the private sector as the main driving force to generate jobs in rural areas, is important. To this end SDC has launched project on small and medium sized enterprises development in the poorest districts - Alai and Chon Alai. These two districts are known to have been engaged in the conflicts in Osh in 2010.

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