Kabul, Afghanistan – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will release $15 million to the Afghan government from the U.S. - Afghan Incentive Fund in recognition of progress on the commitment it made to develop a provincial budgeting policy, as part of the country’s Tokyo Conference commitments.
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN – Afghan companies signed contracts worth more than $8 million for the country’s high-quality agricultural produce with international buyers during the five days of the Gulfood Exhibition in Dubai.
Gulfood was held from Feb. 23-27 at the Dubai World Trade Center. It is the world’s biggest annual food exhibition with 4,500 exhibitors and tens of thousands of buyers and visitors attending.
Twenty-one Afghan traders, almost half Afghan businesswomen, displayed pomegranates, juices, apples, saffron, dried fruit, and nuts at the event.
Kabul, Afghanistan – Organic pomegranates, apples, saffron, melons, dried fruit, and nuts produced by more than 20 Afghan companies were on display on Sunday in Dubai, as the Middle East’s biggest annual food exhibition opened its doors.
The Gulfood exhibition, which runs from Feb. 23 through 27, showcases businesses and products in the food, drink, food services and hospitality industries. Gulfood was founded 27 years ago and attracted 4,000 companies and more than 77,000 attendees in 2013.
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN | Law students from 11 Afghan universities competed in the National Round of the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition yesterday, vying to represent Afghanistan at the International competition in Washington, D.C., in March.
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN – Dozens of Afghan engineers recently celebrated the completion of a course in modern dam design and construction, as part of a U.S. government educational project to improve irrigation and flood control in the country.
Seventy-two students and instructors from Kabul University and 18 technicians from the Ministry of Energy and Water received certificates in a graduation ceremony at the Engineering Faculty of Kabul University.
Last updated: November 05, 2014