Minister of Finance Ahady, Minister of Public Health Fatamie, U.S. Ambassador Wood Sign $218 Million Direct Assistance Agreement
July 16, 2008
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Today, U.S. Ambassador William Wood, Minister of Public Health Dr. S.M. Amin Fatamie, Minister of Finance Anwar-ul Haq Ahady, and USAID Director Dr. Michael Yates signed an agreement to give an estimated $218 million in new assistance directly to the Afghan Ministry of Public Health of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
June 12, 2008
HELMAND PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN- In support of Afghanistan’s Master Plan for Agriculture, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing licit alternatives to growing poppy in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province through a planting project that takes advantage of the high returns currently being seen globally for corn and peanut crops.
June 12, 2008
HELMAND PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN- USAID efforts to establish a commercial poultry facility in Helmand Province hit a significant milestone with the successful transport of 5,000 day-old layer and broiler chicks to Lashkar Gah earlier this week.
June 11, 2008
PARIS, FRANCE- SAID and the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID) work together to ease Afghanistan's food crisis.
Last updated: August 27, 2014