July 21, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Afghan farmers will have more access to financial credit thanks to a $100 million grant, called the Agricultural Development Fund and financed through the United States and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The grant was signed today at a ceremony at Kabul’s Badam Bagh Demonstration Farm.
July 11, 2010
BAGHLAN PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN- Today, the Ministry of Education provided 279 children and teachers from grades four through six at Firdausi High School with specially designed laptops through the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Afghanistan program.
Kabul University Opens Newly Re-established Herbarium to Help Protect Afghanistan’s Botanical Heritage
July 7, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Kabul University’s Faculty of Science officially opened the university’s herbarium today giving Afghanistan a new research tool for identifying and studying the country’s vulnerable botanical heritage.
June 30, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Afghan businesses discovered new opportunities to grow their businesses and apply for contracts and grants through the U.S. Government today from USAID and U.S. Embassy officials as part of an Afghan First Outreach Event at the InterContinental Hotel in Kabul.
June 27, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- In a ceremony today on the outskirts of Kabul, responsibility for the 105 megawatt Tarakhil Power Plant was officially handed over from the U.S. Government to the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. U.S. Ambassador Karl W. Eikenberry, USAID Mission Director Earl Gast, Acting Minister of Energy and Water Mohammad Ismail Khan, and Chief Executive Officer of Da Breshna Afghanistan Sherkat (DABS) Dr. Jalil Shams took part in the official handover ceremony and ribbon cutting.
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