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Afghanistan Launches US$71 Million Initiative to Prepare Rural Communities for Climate Change

The Government of Afghanistan, with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Least Developed Countries Fund, has…

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Professional Expert Witness for Effective Adjudication of Corruption Cases

In February 2021, UNDP Afghanistan conducted several meetings with key government entities in order to identify expert witnesses who are able to support juries in making fair and impartial decisions. …  


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…  


A Visit to the Field: A Glimpse of UNDP’s work in Nangarhar Province

UNDP Afghanistan Senior Deputy Resident Representative (Programmes) Ms. Surayo Buzurukova, accompanied by a team of UNDP programme experts, visited Nangarhar province in Eastern Afghanistan last…  


UNDP Supports Monitoring of the Budget Allocation and Spending Towards the Fight Against COVID-19

The first Coronavirus case was detected on February 4, 2020, in Herat. Since then, more than 55,000 individuals have been afflicted with COVID-19,and 2,427 have died. Increased pressures resulting…  


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…  


Prosecutors and Judges Equipped with Leadership Skills

UNDP Afghanistan’s Anti-Corruption, Transparency, Integrity and Openness (ACTION) project organized the second module of five days training for senior judges and prosecutors from Afghanistan…  


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…  


Youth Alliance Cracks Down on Corruption!

Upon receiving the budget for rehabilitation and construction activities from the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD), the Shora members had actually embezzled a portion of the…  


ACTION Against Corruption Ensures Vital Repair of Central Clinic

Noorgul central clinic lies in the Noorgul district of the mountainous and rainy Kunar province, Mazar Dara area. Old and dilapidated, with a damaged roof leaking rainwater into treatment rooms, the…  


Prosecutors and Judges Equipped with Leadership Skills

UNDP Afghanistan supported a 5-day training commenced on 15 November 2020 for judges and prosecutors of the Afghanistan Anti-Corruption Justice Centre (ACJC) to improve the leadership skills of senior…  

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