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May 31, 2015

OVERVIEW

  • Implementation period: April 2013 – April 2017
  • Project budget: $25 million

The Assistance to the Legislative Bodies of Afghanistan (ALBA) project supports the development of the Afghan Parliament as a strong, effective and independent legislative institution. USAID has assisted Afghanistan’s current National Assembly since its inception and continues to support members in both houses, political staff, administrative and leadership offices. ALBA focuses on committees as the driving engine for the Parliament. In addition to institutionalizing parliamentary procedures and development, ALBA activities improve Parliament’s constituency outreach efforts, communications and coordination at the sub-national level.

U.S. Ambassador Karl W. Eikenberry and Minister of Commerce and Industry, H.E. Anwarul Haq Ahadi talk to participants at the Acc
December 11, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The Ministry of Commerce and Industry, USAID, World Bank, International Finance Corporation, and Harakat Organization hosted the Accelerating Afghanistan Business Growth Conference today in Kabul.  The conference brought government and business leaders together to begin making reforms in key sectors of the Afghanistan regulatory climate for small-and medium-sized businesses.
 
Minister of Rehabilitation and Rural Development Jarullah Mansoori (left) listens as U.S. Ambassador Karl W. Eikenberry (right)
December 7, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Recognizing the importance of security, governance, and development in establishing stability in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are working with community organizations on small scale infrastructure activities to boost local confidence.
 
U.S. Ambassador Karl W. Eikenberry discusses challenges, successes, and goals at the 2nd National Water Conference in Kabul.
December 7, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- 2nd Vice President H.E. Abdul Karim Khalili, a host of Afghan officials, United States Ambassador Karl W. Eikenberry, and other international officials assembled today at the Second National Conference on Water Resources Development and Management of Afghanistan held at the Ministerial Palace to celebrate progress made toward managing vital water resources in Afghanistan.
 
Acting Minister of Public Health Dr. Suraya Dalil commends the community health workers gathered in the annual celebration of Co
December 5, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- In support of the United Nations designated International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development, Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health celebrated its annual Community Health Worker Day today.  Acting Minister of Public Health Dr. Suraya Dalil, USAID Senior Deputy Mission Director Robert Hellyer, other government officials, and international donors joined in recognizing the critical contribution of community health workers in Afghanistan and encouraging them to continue their voluntary support to their communities.
 

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