Afghanistan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock Begins National Wheat Seed and Fertilizer Distribution Program
November 17, 2009
CHAHARIKAR, PARWAN PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN- Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) Mohammed Asif Rahimi today launched this year’s national wheat seed and fertilizer distribution program, which will help more than two million Afghan farmers.
In support of MAIL, USAID’s Afghanistan Vouchers for Increased Production in Agriculture program (AVIPA) provides vouchers to farmers to purchase high quality inputs such as improved wheat seed and fertilizers.
Ambassador Wayne Helps Inaugurate the Third Provincial Central Business Registry Office in Hirat to Encourage Greater Economic Prosperity and Growth
November 15, 2009
“Afghan organizations such as the Central Business Registry in Hirat encourage greater economic prosperity and the creation of new jobs. We are pleased to support this project. Together, through organizations such as this one, we will continue to promote Afghan-led efforts to build a brighter future and to deepen the Afghan-U.S. partnership.” - Ambassador Wayne
November 12, 2009
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- For the first time, Afghan farmers will export their country’s world-renowned apples into the Indian market, a move that will dramatically expand Afghanistan’s agricultural exports and add to the prosperity of thousands of Afghan farmers.
The landmark agreement between Afghanistan and India will help Afghan farmers in Wardak and Gardez to export up to 3,000 metric tons of their produce.
November 12, 2009
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- A new project through the Kabul Municipal Government is clearing out the waste in the Kabul River.
More than 1,500 men and women have been recruited from provinces throughout the nation to clean 11 kilometers of the Kabul River in North East Kabul.
This $3.5 million project, implemented by CARE International, is part of USAID’s Food Insecurity Response for Urban Populations (FIRUP) program.
Ministries of Public Health and Finance Launch New Health Services Partnership After Signing 16 Contracts Worth $72 Million
November 4, 2009
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The Ministry of Public Health and the Ministry of Finance launched a new Partnership Contracts for Health Service (PCH) program today after signing 16 contracts with 10 NGOs totaling approximately $72 million over two years to provide health services in 12 provinces. These services are supported by the United States Government through USAID.
Last updated: December 17, 2014