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Lifeline support from UNDP and the Global Fund keeps Afghanistan’s health facilities open

A key part of this emergency bridging effort to keep the health system functioning was to ensure health workers got paid. UNDP transferred salaries for the month of October to over 24,000 health…  


New UN Development Programme emergency initiative to support Afghan people in need

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today launched a new crisis response initiative embedded as part of the overall UN system’s response that will contribute to preventing a humanitarian…  


Fighting COVID-19: UNDP Supports Afghanistan with Home-based Care for Patients

Afghanistan is going through a third wave of COVID-19 pandemic. The spread of the virus in the third wave exponentially reached record high of 2213 confirmed cases on 17th June 2021. As of August 2nd,…  


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…  


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).  


Afghanistan’s Peace and Prosperity Depends on Fight against Corruption

Corruption is a central issue for Afghanistan to deal with, as the country made a commitment at the recent Geneva Conference on Afghanistan and as one of the main conditionalities for continued…  


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…  


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…  

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