Learn more


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…  


M&E Tool to Monitor the COVID-19 Services Across Afghanistan

UNDP’s ACTION project has developed a monitoring and evaluation application to collect detailed data on health facilities' preparedness for receiving and treating COVID19 patients.  


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…  


Debate for Peace: Events Held in Herat and Jalalabad

As the Afghan peace process intensifies, the State Ministry for Peace with support from UNDP is bringing the discussions on the peace process to the communities across the country.  


Rural Farmers Make Good Profits at the Agricultural Fair in Kabul

Commemorating the start of the Afghan New Year 1400, the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) organized the annual Farmers’ Festival followed by four-day Spring Agricultural Fair…  


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…  


Introducing Afghanistan’s First Economic Modeling Tool for Evidence-based Policymaking

UNDP Afghanistan trained key national stakeholders to use an important tool for evidence-based policymaking; the single-country Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Model. The three-day training and…  


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.…  


Going Green Helps Farmers to Prosper

Afghan farmers in the remote areas of the western Farah province face multiple and severe challenges to their livelihood. Frequent droughts and a lack of proper irrigation systems, along with the…  

UNDP Around the world

You are at UNDP Afghanistan 
Go to UNDP Global