Manage No DI00000964 Country Kyrgyzstan Author Isekender Osmoev Published Year 2016 Language English Copyright Attach File Preview (ENG)
|Central Asian Crafts Associations' Resource Centre in Kyrgyzstan Central Asian Crafts Association's Resource Centre in Kyrgyzstan (CACSARC-kg) is a public foundation established on the basis of Central Asian Crafts Support Association (CACSA)-an internationally acclaimed membership NGO that had its headquarters in Bishkek from 2000 to 2008. CACSA started with a few enthusiasts of the crafts development movement in the region. In less than eight years, it had increased the number of its members in six countries; Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Mongolia, encompassing 76 organizations with over 50 projects benefiting over 5,000 craftspeople throughout the region.
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