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UNDP and the European Union Launch US $16.9 Million Programme to Support Women Entrepreneurs in Afghanistan

UNDP in partnership with EU launched a US $16.9 million livelihoods recovery initiative today, to safeguard women’s livelihoods and women-led small businesses  


Afghanistan: Socio-Economic Outlook 2021-2022

Already the poorest country in Asia, Afghanistan’s economic base has long been too small to support its population of 40 million. Annual per capita income had declined from US$650 in 2012 to US$508 in…  


New UN Development Programme emergency initiative to support Afghan people in need

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today launched a new crisis response initiative embedded as part of the overall UN system’s response that will contribute to preventing a humanitarian…  



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…  

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