Participation of Rural Women in International “Chakan” Festival


woolaIn order to empower the women of rural areas and promote them economic opportunities the State Enterprise “Project Management Unit ““Livestock and Pasture Development” with the direct support of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and International Fund for Agricultural Development has established Groups of Income Generating Activities for women in targeted districts of Khatlon region. These groups carry out activities of wool processing and marketing and produce various kinds of woolen products and provide to local and regional markets.

It should be noted that on October 13-14, 2018, two wool processing groups of Muminobod and Temurmalik districts established and equipped by the first phase of “Livestock and Pasture Development Project” have participated in International “Chakan” Festival that was held in Dushanbe and the production produced by these groups have been included into the list of best products by Craftsmen Union of Tajikistan.