Dilfuza Zakirova

Country Director
, Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development
Profile / Bio: 

Dilfuza Zakirova is the Country Director of ACTED in Uzbekistan. With over 15 years of experience in international development, Ms. Zakirova has made significant contributions to strengthening the role of civil society organizations, promoting good governance, and advancing gender equality in Uzbekistan. ACTED in Uzbekistan where Ms. Zakirova has a long term managerial experience implemented a number of projects aimed at capacity building and empowerment of local civil society organizations, protecting the economic and social rights of women, and preventing Gender-Based Violence. Furthermore, ACTED implemented a regional project on green tourism by promoting renewable energy production in communities of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan.