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Yasamin: Serving the Country as an Equal

Afghanistan is considered one of the most dangerous countries in the world for women, yet the country has 3,958 women police officers, a ratio of one police woman for every 3,537 women. Frequently…  


Afghan Traders Achieved US $2.51m in Confirmed Deals in Gulfood 2021, 2.5 Times More Than 2020

CBARD-AIM sponsored a delegation consisting of two Afghan exhibitors along with four additional Afghan traders as observers, one of which was a woman-owned business.  


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…  


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…  


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…  


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…  


Solar Dryers: Less Work More Income

Agriculture is the main source of income for families living in the Farza and Istalif Districts of Kabul, as well as the Bagram District of Parwan. However, at harvest time, the oversupply of fresh…  


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…  


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…  

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