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Foreign Operations Appropriated Assistance: Tajikistan

Fact Sheet
Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
December 1, 2009


Date: 12/01/2009 Description: Tajikistan pie chart shows   Foreign Operations Appropriated Assistance Est. FY 2009 by Objective.  Line graph shows  Total USG Assistance 1992-2008 (Millions) Total USG (solid) and FSA (dashed). Click for text version. - State Dept Image

TAJIKISTAN: Fiscal Year 2009 (USD Thousands)
Total Accounts:
Assistance to Eastern Europe, Eurasia, and Central Asia (AEECA):
Global Health and Child Survival (GHCS)
Nonproliferation, Anti-Terrorism, Demining, and Related Programs (NADR):
Foreign Military Financing (FMF):
International Military Education and Training (IMET):

Public Law 480 Food Assistance (PL 480)

For More Information:

FSA Annual Report:

U.S. Embassy:


Flag of Tajikistan is three horizontal stripes of red (top), a wider stripe of white, and green; a gold crown surmounted by seven gold, five-pointed stars is located in the center of the white stripe.Foreign Operations Appropriated Assistance
FY 2008: $31.256M ($25.79M AEECA, $5.47M Other)
FY 2009: $35.98M ($25.23M AEECA, $10.75M Other)

Assistance Goals: United States (U.S.) assistance to Tajikistan encourages economic growth, strengthens the health and education systems and develops democratic processes. U.S assistance also builds Tajikistan’s law enforcement and border control capacity. The U.S. Government (USG) supports a Tajikistan that is secure in its own borders, committed to economic and political reforms and able to provide for the well-being of its citizens.

Areas of Focus (Foreign Operations Appropriated Assistance):

Peace and Security (PS): FY 2008: $10.40M; FY 2009: $9.40M

  • Improve border management by building the capabilities of the border guards
  • Increase the capacity of Tajikistan’s armed forces to detect and deter terrorism and encourage cooperation with U.S. armed forces
  • Support Tajikistan’s demining efforts
  • Increase drug interdiction and demand reduction efforts and combat other forms of transnational crime including trafficking in persons and financial crimes

Governing Justly and Democratically (GJD): FY 2008: $6.53M; FY 2009: 5.90M

  • Increase citizens’ access to objective information
  • Enhance local governments’ accountability and responsiveness by improving mechanisms for active citizen participation and effective service delivery
  • Support legal reform, increase the professionalism and performance of defense attorneys, and introduce legal professionals and civil society to alternative systems

Investing in People (IIP): FY 2008: $5.18M; FY 2009: $6.39M

  • Expand access to quality health care by improving financing and delivery
  • Improve education through the training of teachers and the implementation of more efficient education finance methodologies
  • Decrease the rate of tuberculosis and combat the spread of HIV/AIDS

Economic Growth (EG): FY 2008: $7.63M; FY 2009: $7.42M

  • Improve governmental fiscal management capacity and transparency
  • Improve economic competitiveness and encourage cross-border trade and transit
  • Strengthen the financial sector through bank supervision and risk management
  • Increase energy industry efficiency and build generation and transmission capacity
  • Increase the profitability of the agriculture sector through improved water management, building market value chains and reforming land legislation

Humanitarian Assistance (HA): FY 2008: $1.02M; FY 2009: $6.89M

  • Improve living conditions of the most vulnerable populations by providing food, clothing, and medical care
  • Improve residential schools and institutions through the repair of water, sewage and heating systems and providing small reconstruction project grants
  • Facilitate rapid disaster responses by staging pre-packaged supplies

Recent Successes:

  • Distributed over $38.5 million of humanitarian aid to vulnerable populations including the elderly, orphaned children, and t he disabled. Aid included blankets, food, clothing, medicine, medicinal supplies, and non-medical assistance.
  • Sponsored roundtable discussions on the draft Criminal Procedure Code (CPC) for members of parliament, judges, advocates, NGOs, and professors, passed in Parliament in November 2009
  • Enabled Tajikistan to attend a World Trade Organization (WTO) accession Working Party meeting in September 2009 for the first time in three years

Graph Explanations:

Pie Chart: For estimated Fiscal Year 2009 thirty-two percent of U.S. assistance to Tajikistan went to the objective of to Peace and Security (PS), nineteen percent to Governing Justly and Democratically (GJD), twenty-five percent to Economic Growth (EG), twenty-one percent to Investing in People (IIP) and three percent to Humanitarian Assistance (HA)

The Line Graph covers U.S. assistance to Tajikistan from 1992-2008:

  • In Fiscal Year 1992 0.43 Million dollars in Freedom Support Act (FSA) assistance was given to Tajikistan and total United States Government (USG) assistance was 11.61 Million dollars
  • Fiscal Year 1993: FSA: 6.71 Million dollars; Total USG: 33.78 Million dollars
  • Fiscal Year 1994: FSA: 19.86 Million dollars; Total USG: 45.43 Million dollars
  • Fiscal Year 1995: FSA: 10.36 Million dollars; Total USG: 33.86 Million dollars
  • Fiscal Year 1996: FSA: 3.86 Million dollars; Total USG: 45.37 Million dollars
  • Fiscal Year 1997: FSA: 4.99 Million dollars; Total USG: 14.75 Million dollars
  • Fiscal Year 1998: FSA: 12.04 Million dollars; Total USG: 36.60 Million dollars
  • Fiscal Year 1999: FSA: 13.04 Million dollars; Total USG: 38.22 Million dollars
  • Fiscal Year 2000: FSA: 9.95 Million dollars; Total USG: 38.69 Million dollars
  • Fiscal Year 2001: FSA: 16.81 Million dollars; Total USG: 76.48 Million dollars
  • Fiscal Year 2002: FSA: 55.94 Million dollars; Total USG: 136.35 Million dollars
  • Fiscal Year 2003: FSA: 27.80 Million dollars; Total USG: 49.30 Million dollars
  • Fiscal Year 2004: FSA: 24.44 Million dollars; Total USG: 53.24 Million dollars
  • Fiscal Year 2005: FSA: 24.51 Million dollars; Total USG: 56.68 Million dollars
  • Fiscal Year 2006: FSA: 23.59 Million dollars; Total USG: 44.84 Million dollars
  • Fiscal Year 2007: FSA: 26.42 Million dollars; Total USG: 50.40 Million dollars
  • Fiscal Year 2008: FSA: 25.79 Million dollars; Total USG: 46.19 Million dollars

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