What We Do

UNDP is the UN's global development network, advocating for change and connecting Afghanistan and national partners to knowledge, experience and resources to help the Afghan people build a better life. UNDP is on the ground in 177 countries, working on their local solutions to national (and global) development challenges. As Afghanistan develops local capacity, they draw on the people of UNDP and our wide range of partners.

Our Goals

UNDP's network links and coordinates global and national efforts in Afghanistan to reach these national development priorities. Our focus is helping countries build and share solutions to the challenges of: Democratic Governance, Poverty Reduction, Crisis Prevention and Recovery, Energy and Environment, and Women's Empowerment.

Building a Civilian Police

In order to strengthen Afghanistan’s ability to maintain law and order, UNDP and the donor community work closely with the Government of Afghanistan to build and maintain a professional police force and implement the reform priorities of the Ministry of Interior Affairs (MOIA). The latest phase of the LOTFA programme began in July 2015 after a lengthy series of consultations among donors, the Government and UNDP. These led to the design of a radically improved project. About LOTFA

Programme Areas

  • Environment

    Climate change threatens to undo many of the development gains made in Afghanistan over the last decade, particularly for the rural poor. more

  • Livelihoods

    Afghanistan faces an uncertain economic outlook. Economic growth has slowed considerably, unemployment is on the rise, and ongoing insecurity hampers investment and encourages many of the most productive and educated citizens to migrate. more

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