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June 10, 2021

Developed through USAID’s Grain Research and Innovation project by Michigan State University and Afghan university partners, the internship program connects students with Afghan researchers from the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock giving students the tools and resources they need to gain employment in the areas of agricultural research and innovation.

May 25, 2021

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Afghanistan Women’s Leadership Development (WLD) project equipped young women with skills to enable their inclusion in decision making in the socioeconomic issues of their country. The project was implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Higher Education, Ministry of Women’s Affairs, and Afghan Women’s Education Center.

May 25, 2021

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Promote: Women in Government (WIG) activity shook up gender norms in Afghanistan, making strides toward equity in the civil service. WIG provided the government of Afghanistan with a strategic opportunity to advance women’s inclusion in the public sector.

May 25, 2021

Women in the Economy (WIE) is a task order under USAID’s Promoting Gender Equity in National Priority Programs (Promote) initiative, a partnership between the Government of Afghanistan and USAID to secure the gains made by Afghan women since 2001 while providing a new generation of Afghan women with the leadership skills to make vital contributions to Afghanistan’s development in governance, civil society, and the economy.

May 25, 2021

The purpose of Promote was to enable 75,000 educated Afghan women to enter and advance within mainstream social, political, and economic sectors in Afghanistan, so that they could assume leadership roles at all levels.


Last updated: June 10, 2021

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