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Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 4:30am

KABUL, Afghanistan -- A new $92 million project to improve Afghan higher-education administration and academic standards launched on Aug. 13, officials in Kabul said on Tuesday.

Representatives from the Afghan Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE), the Ministry of Economy and   United States Agency for International Development (USAID) contractor FHI 360 signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the University Support and Workforce Development Program (USWDP) project, during an August 13 signing ceremony in the Afghan capital.  

“This represents a milestone in improving the higher education system in Afghanistan,” Minister of Higher Education Obaidullah Obaid said.

USWDP will improve administration and academic quality in Afghan universities by training faculty members and students to international standards, improving the quality and relevance of academic programs, and enhancing the accreditation system within the Ministry of Higher Education.

The project will also support international university partnerships and exchange initiatives to help Afghanistan create a higher education system matching international standards.

Monday, November 28, 2005 - 6:30am
BAZARAK, PANJSHIR, AFGHANISTAN- On November 28, 2005, Governor Hajji Bahloul opened the first provincial courthouse in the history of the Panjshir Valley.
 
On November 28, 2005, Governor Hajji Bahloul opened the first provincial courthouse in the history of the Panjshir Valley. The new courthouse was designed by the famous Afghan American architect Rafi Samizay.
 
The construction was performed by MRO, a Panjshiri firm, and completed in a single year.
 
Monday, November 28, 2005 - 6:30am

دره پنجشیر – بتاریخ 28 نومبر سال روان، محترم حاجی بهلول والی ولایت پنجشیر با جمعی از روسأ آن ولایت اولین محکمه قضایی تاریخی پنجشیر را افتتاح نمودند. این محاکمه قضایی توسط یکتن از مشهورترین مهندس امریکایی افغانی والاصل، آقای رفیع سمیع زی طرح و دیزاین گردیده بود.

Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 6:30am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- In September 2006, the American University of Afghanistan (AUAf) was delighted to welcome its first undergraduate students to the 2006/07 academic year.
 
Thursday, October 27, 2005 - 6:30am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The industrial park is one of three that will be constructed by USAID and managed by the Afghan Investment Support Agency.
 
Monday, October 3, 2005 - 6:30am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) has been awarded a three year, $6.29 million cooperative agreement by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to implement a Women’s Enterprise Development project in Afghanistan.
 
Monday, August 8, 2005 - 6:30am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The United States has pledged an additional $8 million to supplement $32 million in U.S. funds already provided to authorities administering Afghanistan’s September 18 elections.
 
The United States has pledged an additional $8 million to supplement $32 million in U.S. funds already provided to authorities administering Afghanistan’s September 18 elections.
 
Tuesday, July 5, 2005 - 6:30am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is assisting the Government of Afghanistan (GOA) to respond to the emergency situation caused by severe floods in several provinces of northern Afghanistan.
 
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is assisting the Government of Afghanistan (GOA) to respond to the emergency situation caused by severe floods in several provinces of northern Afghanistan.  
 
Saturday, July 2, 2005 - 6:15am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- USAID Mission Director Patrick Fine said “This is a special program for Uruzgan Province where we are testing fertilizer and seed distribution as a model for a national program to be implemented during the fall planting season.”
 
A new seed and fertilizer distribution program sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in cooperation with the Afghan government was launched Saturday, July 2 in Southern Afghanistan’s Tirin Kot District, Uruzgan Province.
 
Thursday, June 30, 2005 - 6:15am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- U.S Embassy Kabul Charge d'Affaires Maureen Quinn along with Deputy Minister of Education Mr. Ghaznavi visited a USAID-funded education program on Thursday, June 30 in Kabul's Kart-e-Now district.
 

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