February 16, 2010
Hilmand Civil Servants Receive Administrative Training through a Program Supported by the U.S. Government
February 16, 2010
LASHKAR GAH, HILMAND, AFGHANISTAN- Civil Service employees in the southern province of Hilmand started their first public administration training course in Lashkar Gah this week as part of a United States Government-supported civil service program.
February 4, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Roots of Peace, a U.S.-based non-governmental organization, received $30,420,241 in grants from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) last week to support rural farmers in Afghanistan’s eastern and southern provinces over the next four years.
Through USAID’s Commercial Horticulture and Agricultural Marketing Program (CHAMP), Roots of Peace will work with 26,000 rural farmers to double their income from below subsistence levels.
January 31, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Ten Afghan companies will participate in the Gem and Jewelry Exchange fair to be held in Tucson, Arizona, February 2-7, 2010. This premier event for gems, minerals and jewelry is popular with buyers, collectors and enthusiasts from around the world.
More than 15,000 gem samples will be on display at the Afghanistan Pavilion of the Gem and Jewelry Exchange.
January 14, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- For the third year in a row, Afghan carpet makers and dealers will showcase their country’s best hand-made carpets and kilims in an international exhibition in Hannover, Germany, next week.
Domotex, the premiere international carpet trade show, will start January 16 and continue four days.
The 18 participating Afghan carpet dealers are expected to generate millions of dollars in exports and bridge the gap between suppliers and international consumers.
Last updated: March 24, 2015