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Afghanistan Will Showcase Its Agricultural Riches at Gulfood 2013
February 25, 2013
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Thirty Afghan traders will showcase the country’s agricultural riches, ranging from saffron and pomegranates to apples and nuts, at a three-day Gulfood Exhibition which opens today in Dubai.
 
The renowned Gulfood Exhibition, held at the Dubai World Trade Center, is the Middle East’s biggest annual food and hospitality show, bringing together thousands of buyers, suppliers, and food enthusiasts from around the world.
 
Leadership of the Women in Development Association.
February 21, 2013
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- USAID’s Women in Government Internship Program marked its first three years by celebrating two major milestones this week: the placement of more than 440 interns in government agencies in Kabul, Balkh, Herat, and Nangarhar, and the launch of the Women in Development Association.
In 2013, more than 120 women will work as interns in Kabul.  57 new graduates received their certificates at the event and will start full time jobs.
 
USAID Deputy Mission Director Brooke Isham speaks at the launch of a new USAID project in Kabul.
February 13, 2013
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have the potential to be a key economic driver of Afghanistan’s development.  However, Afghan business owners struggle to obtain the capital, management advice, equipment, and technologies needed to grow their businesses. Women and youth can make significant contributions to private sector growth but have limited opportunities for economic participation.
USAID Mission Director Ken Yamashita joins Deputy Minister, Mobarez Rashedi, Ministry of Information and Culture, in congratulat
February 11, 2013
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Technologists, media experts and entrepreneurs from across Afghanistan began a four-day forum and workshop today. This Innovation Lab will create new ways for the media to use digital and emerging technologies to reach new audiences and distribute content. The event aims to develop innovative technology-based systems to improve the media’s reach, professional standards, and quality of content.
February 8, 2013
Kabul –The U.S. Mission in Afghanistan has launched a website that highlights news media articles on Afghan-led success stories. The site compiles the latest media articles profiling progress by Afghanistan in the areas of education, culture, rule-of-law, women’s issues, economic growth and others.
 

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