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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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New Agriculture Project Empowers Afghan Farmers to Grow Alternative Crops to Poppy

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…  


Police Equipped to Combat COVID-19 Pandemic Effectively in Northern Provinces of Afghanistan

The third fully equipped police hospital to fight COVID-19 is inaugurated in Mazar-e-Sharif city of Balkh province to serve the nearly 9000 ANP personnel and their families in five northern provinces.  


Exemplifying Commitment to a Peaceful Afghanistan: Japan Pledges US$ 74.5M to LOTFA

In line with the international community’s commitment to supporting Afghanistan during the Geneva Conference in November 2020, the Government of Japan has announced a US$ 122.2 million fund to support…  


People and Planet: A Delicate Balancing Act

The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest world crisis, but unless humans loosen their grip on nature, it won’t be the last, according to a new global report launched yesterday by the United Nations…  


UNDP Afghanistan Announces ‘Dedgah Zan’ Photo Competition Winners

To conclude the UN's annual “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence” campaign, United Nations in Afghanistan announced the winners of the ‘Dedgah Zan’ or ‘Through Her Eyes’ photo…  


Safety First: New Office Space to Fight Corruption

The Royal Danish Embassy and UNDP inaugurated the hand-over ceremony of new office space built by UNDP Anti-Corruption, Transparency, Integrity & Openness Project (ACTION) and funded by the Royal…  


UNDP and the MoIA Unite in the Battle Against COVID-19 in South-Eastern Afghanistan

The Ministry of Interior Affairs, with financial and technical support of UNDP’s Law and Order Trust Fund for Afghanistan (LOTFA) project inaugurated the second fully equipped COVID-19 Police Hospital…  


Achieving Self-Reliance Through ASDGs

UNDP Afghanistan together with the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Afghanistan co-hosted a hybrid (physical and virtual) side event on how to monitor the progress towards achieving the Afghanistan…  


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…  


A Step Towards Combating the COVID-19 Pandemic in the Eastern Afghanistan

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…  

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