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In the Race Against Climate Change, Ecosystems are Key

Climate change is testing our planet to the limit, with every single ecosystem, from forests to farmland, facing its own unique challenges.  


Media Coverage: World Bicycle and Word Environment Day 2021

UNDP Afghanistan together with the Afghanistan Cycling Federation gathered 200 riders on World Bicycle day and more than 80 riders on World Environment Day to peddle for a clean environment & beat air…  


National Consultation Held to Enhance the Afghanistan NDC

The first National Consultation was organized to understand the current situation and methodologies in order to update the National Determined Contribution (NDC) of Afghanistan. The Paris Agreement…  


Female Entrepreneurs Thrive with Modern Kits and Enhanced Skills

Professional development such as enhancing existing skills and learning new ones is vital for both businesses and individual entrepreneurs to thrive economically. Training in specific production…  


Greenhouse Brings Income and Hope to a Struggling Village Family

Water does not reach the hills of Nangarhar, where the ground is barren and stony and life is harsh. 48 years ago, in the small village of Kuz Metakhil, local farmer Sawri was born into a country on…  


Greenhouses: A Ray of Hope for Rural Livelihoods in Afghanistan

Poppy cultivation involves a highly labor-intensive process requiring entire families to work, causing not only physical, but mental fatigue. Despite the hard work, the harvest still does not earn…  


Digitalization for Communities in Afghanistan: The Urban Kids and the Good Citizen Apps

At a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has enforced restrictions on many activities, mobile applications are being developed to fill gap and help raise awareness about important community initiatives in…  


Building Back Better: Making Sense of Drought and Resilience in Afghanistan

The 2018 Afghan drought displaced hundreds of thousands of people and left millions acutely malnourished. UN agencies and international NGOs supported the Afghan government in providing humanitarian…  


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…  


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.  

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