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Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 4:45am

Kabul, Afghanistan On January 20, The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a $5 million contribution to Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) to support nutrition in Afghanistan.

Nutrition is an important development priority of Afghanistan’s new National Unity Government. US-Canadian funds committed to the Canadian nutrition initiative total $18 million.   

Canada is committing resources to increase the ability of Afghan NGOs contracted by the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) to provide nutrition-related health services, mostly to displaced persons and other low income groups. The Canadian effort is targeting nine Afghan provinces: Ghor, Herat, Bagdis, Bamyian, Daikundi, Kandahar, Jawzjan, Faryab, and Sari Pul. With USAID’s contribution, the program will now expand DFATD work to three additional provinces selected by the Ministry of Public Health in conjunction with DFATD.

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.
 
Thursday, December 22, 2005 - 6:30am
IMAM SAHIB, KUNDUZ, AFGHANISTAN- On December 13, 2005, the Deputy Governor of Kunduz, the Mayor of Imam Sahib, the Head of the Information and Culture Department of Kunduz, and several local elders and students inaugurated the first independent radio station in Imam Sahib, the capital of Kunduz Province.
 
Thursday, December 1, 2005 - 6:30am
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.

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.
 

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