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USAID Hosts Women’s Agricultural Credit Shura in Mazar-E-Sharif to Improve Livelihoods for Afghan Women
August 17, 2017

When it comes to accessing credit for women farmers and women-owned agriculture-related businesses, challenges have often forced these operations to close because of a lack of understanding how credit works.  The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) wants to change that and help these women prosper in their businesses.

Rural Water Supply Workshop
August 15, 2017

Mission Director Herbert Smith Remarks

August 14, 2017

Recent estimates indicate only 30 percent of Afghans have access to electricity.  The USAID Power Transmission Expansion and Connectivity project, in partnership with the national electric utility Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), is working to increase access to electricity by (1) expanding and improving Afghanistan’s electric transmission system; (2) strengthening the ability of DABS to manage, operate and maintain the national power system; and (3) attracting private sector investment in Afghanistan’s energy sector.

August 14, 2017

The Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Public Works project, a component of the USAID Road Sector Sustainability Program, assisted the Afghan government to sustainably manage the country’s road network using three new institutions – a semi-autonomous Road Authority to manage road maintenance and development, a semi-autonomous Road Fund to provide sustainable financing, and a Transportation Institute to train and to build the capacity of Afghan professionals to plan, analyze, and manage the road sector.

August 14, 2017

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Engineering Support Program (ESP) provides architectural, engineering and construction management services for infrastructure projects related to energy, transportation, drinking water, sanitation, health, education, and agriculture.


Last updated: August 17, 2017

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