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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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The Second Voluntary National Review: Afghanistan

Ministry of Economy together with the UN Development Programme in Afghanistan held the first consultation meeting for the preparation of Afghanistan's second Voluntary National Review (VNR) 2021 in…  


95 Female Health Social Counselors Graduates to Tackle Mental Health Issues in Afghanistan

26 April 2021 marked the inaugural graduation ceremony for the first class of 95 female Health Social Counselors (HSCs) in Kabul and Kandahar through the Ghazanfar Institute of Health Science.  


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.  


World Malaria Day 2021: Improving Accessibility to Reach Zero Malaria in the Country

This year, World Malaria Day was celebrated across the Nangarhar province under the leadership of Ministry of Public Health and coordination of the provincial governor, UN Development Program (UNDP),…  


Reducing Crime and Building Citizen’s Confidence in the Police

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Interior Affairs (MoIA), through its Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) project, implemented the first-ever ‘Enhancing…  


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…  


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. …  


Inauguration of Joint Civil Society and Government Oversight Committee in Health Sector

UN Development Programme’s Anti-Corruption, Transparency, Integrity & Openness (ACTION) project partnered with Afghanistan Public Policy Research Organization (APPRO) to organize the first meeting of…  


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…  

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