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97 percent of Afghans could plunge into poverty by mid 2022, says UNDP

The study, which analysed four potential scenarios of escalating intensity and isolation, indicates that real GDP could contract by as much as 13.2 percent, leading to an increase in the poverty rate…  


UNDP and Investment Facilitation Unit Sign MoU for SDG Financing

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Directorate of Investment Facilitation Unit (IFU) of the Administrative Office of the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan signed a Memorandum…  


Achieving Afghanistan’s Long-term Goals amid Short-term Adversities

The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL); the United States Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL); and UN Development Programme in Afghanistan have…  


Renewable Energy Lights Up Dar-i Noor

The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL); the United States Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL); and UN Development Programme in Afghanistan have…  


People and Planet: A Delicate Balancing Act

The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest world crisis, but unless humans loosen their grip on nature, it won’t be the last, according to a new global report launched yesterday by the United Nations…  


Safety First: New Office Space to Fight Corruption

The Royal Danish Embassy and UNDP inaugurated the hand-over ceremony of new office space built by UNDP Anti-Corruption, Transparency, Integrity & Openness Project (ACTION) and funded by the Royal…  


Achieving Self-Reliance Through ASDGs

UNDP Afghanistan together with the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Afghanistan co-hosted a hybrid (physical and virtual) side event on how to monitor the progress towards achieving the Afghanistan…  


Japan Provides Nearly US$ 9.4 Million to Improve Livelihoods and Cross-Border Initiatives

The Government of Japan has pledged approximately 9.4 million USD (991 million Japanese Yen) for the Livelihood Improvement Promotion in Tajik-Afghan Cross-Border Areas (LITACA) project. Mr. Yoshiaki…  


Socio-economic Impacts of COVID-19 in Afghanistan

UNDP Afghanistan launched a new COVID-19 Socioeconomic Impact Assessment Note on Afghanistan. The note is the third of a series of Country Notes that examine the likely effects of the coronavirus…  


UNDP Afghanistan to Accelerate Financing the Sustainable Development Goals

UNDP Afghanistan held first SDG Finance Roundtable with participation government officials, academician, research institutions, private sector and UN system in Afghanistan.  

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