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Improving Access to Justice: UNDP Supports Women in Remote Areas with Legal Aid Services

Lack of access to legal aid services in rural areas of Afghanistan is a major challenge for indigents and vulnerable groups – specifically women, girls, and victims of Sexual and Gender-based Violence…  


Strengthening Women-Owned Businesses in Afghanistan: Female Traders Launch Domestic Sales

A key component CBARD-AIM project involves providing support to women-owned businesses, that include trainings on market demand, crop production and value-added techniques, financial cost-sharing and…  


Community-based Monitoring Prevent Waste of Medicine at Health Clinic.

Hazrat Sultan Comprehensive Health Center (CHC) is located in the remote district of Hazrat Sultan, Samangan Province in northern Afghanistan. The health facility is designed to provide health…  


Global Fund Continues to Distribute Bed-nets amidst COVID-19 Pandemic and Insecurity in Afghanistan

Malaria continues to be a major public health problem in Afghanistan, particularly in the eastern and southeast provinces (Nangarhar, Kunar, Laghman, Nuristan, Khost and Paktika).  


High Quality Inputs Result in High Quality Harvests for Afghan Farmers

Since its inception in 2018 the Community Based Agriculture and Rural Development (CBARD) project has constructed more than 1,125 commercial and micro greenhouses for former opium poppy growers in 12…  


Farmers in Bala Murghab Expand Irrigable Land, Leave Flood Woes Behind

Kot is a strategically located district in Nangarhar province. The population of more than 160,000 people is mostly involved in agriculture sector. The district's high fertility soil enables the…  


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…  


Rural Communities Livelihoods Protection

Kot is a strategically located district in Nangarhar province. The population of more than 160,000 people is mostly involved in agriculture sector. The district's high fertility soil enables the…  


Exploring Potential Foreign Markets Paves the Way for New Exports for Afghan Traders

Afghanistan’s finest home-grown fruits and vegetables are in demand across the world. Although some Afghan food processors and traders know how to properly store, sort, grade and package their…  


Growing Stronger and Stronger

Opium poppy cultivation is a double-edged sword for farmers in Afghanistan. The crop is highly labour-intensive, linked to criminal enterprises, corruption, and can have corrosive social consequences.…  

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