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Climate Change and Disasters: How Should We Prepare for Them in Afghanistan

Today is the International Day of Disaster Reduction. But it’s also a time to talk about climate change. Why? The recent trend we see where floods, droughts and storms are on the rise is a result of…  


A Dream Come True

Suhaila Qadery, 24, had a lifelong dream of studying in a top university in the west and getting a high-quality education. But as a young woman in Afghanistan, it was never going to be easy. In…  


World Environment Day

UNDP Afghanistan, in partnership with Environment Watch Afghanistan and the National Environment Protection Agency Marked the World Environment Day (WED) with serious of activities.  


Achieving the SDGs in Afghanistan

At a high-level meeting of the Sustainable Development Goals Executive Committee last week, chaired by Afghanistan’s Chief Executive, H.E. Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, UNDP’s new Resident Representative,…  


Regional Cooperation Continues to Strengthen

With support from UNDP Afghanistan, the Regional Economic Cooperation (RECCA) Chamber of Commerce and Industries was inaugurated last Wednesday.  


Fighting Corruption Increases Agricultural Yield

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Afghanistan is committed to supporting the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock (MAIL) in the fight against corruption and efforts…  


Mission Impossible: Nazia and Her Dreams

“Who would marry a short girl like her? Look at her legs. Why did you come, it’s better you stayed at home.” This is what Nazia, who was born with a disability, hears from people whenever she goes…  


Media Coverage: Regional Economic Cooperation

Media coverage on the Regional Economic Cooperation (RECCA) Chamber of Commerce and Industries which was inaugurated last Wednesday, 10 July, 2019.  


A New Approach to the Poppy Problem

Napoleon Navarro, UNDP Afghanistan’s Senior Deputy Resident Representative, shares his view on how we can find new ways to eradicate poppy problem.  


The Birth of a Business

Hadya Shahrani, a trained midwife from Badakshan province, is one of the many women who have benefitted from the activities of the LITACA Project. Since 2014, she has been managing a large number of…  

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