March 11, 2009
MAZARI SHARIF, AFGHANISTAN- H.E. Mr. Mohammad Asif Rahimi, the Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock (MAIL), and Full Rank General Atta Mohammad Noor, Governor of Balkh Province, kicked off the opening ceremony of the Mazari Sharif International AgFair and Cashmere Exhibition today at the Mechaniza-i-Zeraati Fairgrounds.
March 4, 2009
JALALABAD, AFGHANISTAN- Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in coordination with regional Departments of Agriculture, planted 1,248,000 tree saplings on 510 hectares of land in 13 districts of Nangarhar, Kunar, Laghman and Nuristan provinces.
February 25, 2009
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The Afghan Women’s Business Federation (AWBF) held its first ever, annual conference on February 25, 2009, at the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul. Member associations, businesswomen, private sector partners, Afghan government officials, international organizations, and other interested parties were in attendance at the one-day event.
One member, Ms. Fahima Barati, said that, “AWBF’s nationwide network opened up many doors for women’s business development, allowing women to help to build our country’s future.”
February 12, 2009
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Every winter, Afghans weather the cold with a bukhari (wood stove) for warmth and use candles or gas lamps to light up the long, dark nights. But this winter, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and a consortium of donors including the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the World Bank, the Asia Development Bank, the Government of India, and the Government of Germany launched an effort to bring round-the-clock power to Kabul.
February 12, 2009
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