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May 3, 2015

2015 05 03 Press Release - USAID announces new $30 million Civilian Victim’s Assistance contribution (English)

One of the proud graduating interns from Kandahar University
September 22, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Responding to a demand for qualified Afghan engineers, Kabul University announced the graduation and completion of an intensive five-month engineering internship of Afghan in a cooperative program with several universities.
United States Ambassador Karl Eikenberry and Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock Asif Rahimi open the Farm Service
August 16, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Afghanistan’s women farmers will have more access to seeds, supplies and materials thanks to the opening of the Women’s Farm Service Center in Kabul today.
Afghanistan’s Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation & Livestock, Mr. Mohammad Asif Rahimi led the ceremony to formally open the center along with U.S. Ambassador Karl W. Eikenberry; Minister of Women Affairs, Ms. Husn Banu Ghazanfar; USAID Mission Director Earl Gast; and other representatives from the Afghan and United States governments.
(Left to right) Egyptian Ambassador Karim Sharaf, Acting Minister of Public Health Dr. Suraya Dalil, and Ambassador Melanne Verv
August 10, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- USAID’s successful Midwifery Education Program, which has trained over half of all midwives in Afghanistan, was expanded this week with the announcement of an advanced training and study tour co-sponsored by the Egyptian government.  Thirty experienced midwives from across the country will participate in this two-week program in Alexandria, Egypt.
Mayor of Kabul Yunnus Nowandesh, Minister of Agriculture Mohammad Asif Rahimi, Minister of Finance Dr. Omar Zakhilwal, Minister
July 28, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- U.S. Deputy Ambassador E. Anthony Wayne, Minister of Finance H.E. Dr. Omar Zakhilwal, Minister of  Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock Mohammad Asif Rahimi, Minister of Education H.E. Faruk Wardak, Director General of the Independent Directorate of Local Governance H.E. Barna Karimi, Mayor of Kabul H.E. Yunnus Nowandesh and a group of international donors gathered today at the Ministry of Finance for the official launch of the Civilian Technical Assistance Program (CTAP).
Ambassador Karl Eikenberry (center) enjoys fresh Afghan-grown cherries with USAID Mission Director Earl Gast and USAID Administr
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.


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