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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…  


Improving the Work Environment and Livelihoods

Based on the Global Framework for Action which was signed between UNDP and ILO on September 16, 2020, the ILO and the UNDP Country Offices for Afghanistan wish to declare our common will to unite…  


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…  


Renewable Energy Lights Up Dar-i Noor

The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL); the United States Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL); and UN Development Programme in Afghanistan have…  


Gifts for Orchard Owners: CBARD Distributes Toolkits in Nangarhar

UNDP’s Community Based Agriculture and Rural Development (CBARD) project distributed a total of 640 toolkits to orchard owners from six target districts in Nangarhar. The event was inaugurated by the…  


Herat in Focus: UNDP Working to Deliver in the Field

UNDP Afghanistan Resident Representative, Mr. Abdallah Al Dardari was on mission to Herat province from 14 to 16 November 2020. The mission focused on meeting key stakeholders, such as the provincial…  


Japan Provides Nearly US$ 9.4 Million to Improve Livelihoods and Cross-Border Initiatives

The Government of Japan has pledged approximately 9.4 million USD (991 million Japanese Yen) for the Livelihood Improvement Promotion in Tajik-Afghan Cross-Border Areas (LITACA) project. Mr. Yoshiaki…  


Developing Positive Perceptions and Partnership

Gender talk and women’s empowerment is uncomfortable for both men and women. It has been observed by field and technical staff that many women do not want their men to be discriminated against and to…  

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