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Afghanistan: Socio-Economic Outlook 2021-2022

Already the poorest country in Asia, Afghanistan’s economic base has long been too small to support its population of 40 million. Annual per capita income had declined from US$650 in 2012 to US$508 in…  

Policy Brief: The Afghan Banking and Financial System Situation Report

The purpose of this Brief is to document the status of the banking and financial system infrastructure prior to 15 August 2021, as well as the current situation in the three months since.  

UNDP Country Note V: Achieving Afghanistan’s Long-term Goals amid Short-term Adversities

As Afghanistan moves into the future against the backdrop of ongoing peace negotiations, it is confronted with many uncertainties but also faces several opportunities.  

Country Note IV - Fiscal Options in Response to Coronavirus Crisis

The note is the fourth of a series of Country Notes that examine the likely effects of the coronavirus outbreak in Afghanistan with a focus on the fiscal implications of COVID-19. The note is prepared…  

Potential Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on SDG Attainment

This third note which builds on the first and second notes, assesses the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 on the Afghan economy and its impact on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  

Afghanistan Coronavirus Socio-Economic Impact Assessment Note II

This report describes the current situation and challenges in combatting COVID-19; then presents the results of select simulations; first; regarding the likely impact of COVID-19 on GDP due to…  

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