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Hilfswerk International in Tajikistan

The representative office of Hilfswerk International is an Austrian non-profit charitable organization promoting international cooperation. Operating in Tajikistan since 2001, it has been implementing projects and programs for agricultural development and providing support of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Furthermore, it focusses on projects in the social sector and other priority areas of social and economic development.

The name Hilfswerk is of German origin. It is composed of the word “Hilfe”, meaning “help”, and of the word “Werk”, meaning “work”.
Hilfswerk International is a dependency of Hilfswerk Austria.


(post: 22/01/2021)

News of CANDY V

Find the latest news about CANDY V in Russian and English on the website dedicated to the CANDY CA Network in Central Asia.

The network of CANDY CA in Central Asia and the projects of CANDY I-V are presented below and in our sections of projects and publications.

>> NEW: Взаимодействие деловых и научных кругов

(post: 11/06/2020)

Formation of a New Technical Working Group

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
May 29, 2020

In Kyrgyzstan, a national technical group has been formed to increase the recognition and reputation of domestic products through geographical indications and appellations of origin.

Find here the full description of the event.

(post: 05/03/2020)

Kick-off Meeting for CANDY V

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
February 17-20, 2020

Find the leaflet of CANDY V, the meeting program and the presentations in our publications; have a look at our photo gallery.


Vist our calendar for the next meetings.

All dates in the calendar are given in Tajikistan Time (GMT+05:00).

Technical Meeting (CANDY V / AgroDev / ProYouth)

Date: Tuesday, 09.03.2021, 13:00-14:00

Location: Dushanbe HWI Office




Terms of References

РУС     ENG     International expert on market development and product promotion

РУС     ENG     9 sets of explanatory materials on commercial quality and food safety

РУС     ENG     Quality and food safety of fresh and processed agricultural products

РУС     ENG     GLOBALG.A.P. for Central Asian BIOs

РУС     ENG     Market development and product promotion

РУС     ENG     Commercial standards for FFV-Standards

РУС     ENG     Commercial standards for DDP-Standards


Selection criteria

РУС     ENG     Selection criteria for training participants for FFV

РУС     ENG     Selection criteria for training participants for DDP


Since 2008, Hilfswerk International enables support, promotion and economic development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) processing fruit and vegetables, dried fruit, nuts and honey within the framework of the project series named CANDY (Central Asian Nuts, Dried Fruit and HoneY processing SMEs). After three successful projects (CANDY I-III, 2008-2015), the project CANDY IV (2017-2019) focused on specialized and comprehensive services for export-oriented SMEs. Since the beginning of 2020, we continue with the project CANDY V. All projects are funded by the European Union within the framework of the program “Central Asia Invest”.

  • Business Center Bokhtar
    Bokhtar Street 37/1, apt. No. 907
    734025 Dushanbe, Tajikistan

  • +992-372 27 37 78