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Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 7:45am

Kabul, Afghanistan – Two delegations of Afghan transportation officials completed study tours to India, Kenya and Tanzania to gain a better understanding of how road maintenance institutions were developed and have improved transportation infrastructure in those countries, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced on Tuesday. The study tours were part of a USAID project to help Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Works (MoPW) develop a sustainable approach to road maintenance in Afghanistan.

Fourteen officials from MoPW and the Ministry of Finance (MoF) returned from a nine-day study tour to Kenya and Tanzania February 15, and a second group of 13 MoPW and MoF officials returned from a 10-day trip to India March 9.

Monday, July 24, 2006 - 5:45am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- In anticipation of an appeal from the Government of Afghanistan to meet the needs of an estimated 2.5 million Afghans that could be affected by food shortage this year, the U.S. Government (USG), through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced today that it is contributing $20 million dollars in food aid commodities to the World Food Programme (WFP) in Afghanistan.
 
Wednesday, July 19, 2006 - 5:30am
FAIZABAD, BADAKHSHAN- On July 17, 2006, the Alternative Livelihoods Program for Northeast Afghanistan (ALP/N), a USAID funded development project, donated its most recent harvest of cucumbers, squash, pumpkins, and green beans from its Faizabad trial farm to Fatima-Tul-Zahra Orphanage in the Faizabad Old City.
 
Tuesday, June 27, 2006 - 5:30am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Refrigerated storage containers allow Afghan traders to ship quality fresh produce
 
Sunday, May 21, 2006 - 5:30am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Ambassador Randall L. Tobias is visiting Afghanistan on his first trip overseas since he was sworn in on March 31, 2006 as the Director of U.S. Foreign Assistance and Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
 
Saturday, May 13, 2006 - 5:30am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- On May 13, 2006 Counterpart International, a prime-contractor of the United States for International Development (USAID), in partnership with other NGOs, conducted a seminar to raise awareness among members of the National Assembly of the role that NGOs play in the development of Afghanistan at Intercontinental hotel, Kabul.
 
Wednesday, May 10, 2006 - 5:30am
NANGARHAR PROVINCE- On May 10, 2006 government officials and community elders publicly opened the 21.25 km farm to market road in Khogyani District of Nangarhar province.
 
On May 10, 2006 government officials and community elders publicly opened the 21.25 km farm to market road in Khogyani District of Nangarhar province. The road was built with the assistance of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT).
 
Wednesday, May 3, 2006 - 5:30am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- World Press Freedom Day was celebrated by 150 Afghan journalists, foreign press and media development agencies at Carwan Sarai, Kabul, Afghanistan on May 3, 2006.
 
World Press Freedom Day was celebrated by 150 Afghan journalists, foreign press and media development agencies at Carwan Sarai, Kabul, Afghanistan on May 3, 2006.
 
Thursday, April 6, 2006 - 5:15am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The United States, which has already invested millions in the Afghan economy simply by purchasing goods and services on the local market, will promote even more such purchasing through a new program – “Afghan First.”
 
The United States, which has already invested millions in the Afghan economy simply by purchasing goods and services on the local market, will promote even more such purchasing through a new program – “Afghan First.”
 
Wednesday, March 8, 2006 - 5:00am
KHOST, AFGHANISTAN- Thirty new community midwives graduated from an 18-month training program. These midwives will take up posts in rural health facilities throughout Khost province.
 

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