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New environmental councils spur development in provincial communities

Char-i-Kar, Parwar Province: Standing at the edge of Joe-e-Projey canal in the northern town of Char-i-Kar, Mohammad Tahir, a car mechanic, rues the fate of children who drink water from the local canal. “This canal has snuffed out many, many young lives. It is a bed of dirt and disease,” he says samore

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Lighting Up the Homes and Lives of Thousands

Borghaso, Bamyan Province: Eleven-year-old Mohamed Nasim, who is in sixth grade, wakes up at 5:30 every morning to take computer lessons in a makeshift classroom here in Borghaso village, Bamyan Province, northwest of Kabul. He draws a house in Microsoft Paint, colors it, and types his name in the cmore

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Ushering in a ‘Green’ Bags Culture, Saying No to Plastic Glut in Afghanistan

UNDP-GEF Small Grants Programme Promotes Fabric and Paper Bags To Save Environment Faced with the growing menace of plastic glut in provinces from Herat to Helmand, Mazar to Maidan Wardak and practically every city, small town and village of Afghanistan, a non-governmental organization in Kabul is more

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Results in Focus
UNDP Afghanistan 2013 Annual Report

During 2013, UNDP Afghanistan remained committed to maintaining a close working relationship with Afghanistan’s government and people. It reorganised its work around the areas of inclusive and legitimate politics; sub-national governance and development; rule of law; and the cross-cutting areas of gender, capacity development, and poverty and the environment. In this context, projects were implemented and results achieved in the areas of peacebuilding, rule of law, democratic governance, poverty reduction and livelihoods, and managing resources for sustainability and resilience. For more information, please download the full report. English PDF 

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