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Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 5:30am

Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan –Afghan government officials, joined by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), recognized the importance of women in the agriculture sector during a two-day conference. The purpose of the conference was to explore means to strengthen women’s contributions in each stage of value-added processes – from the farm to market and ultimately to consumer.

USAID’s Regional Agriculture Development Project, North (RADP-North) sponsored the conference to organize women into business networks to achieve higher productivity and profitability in agricultural value chains. More than 160 women representing private business, government agencies and civil society organizations from Balkh, Badakhshan, Baghlan, Jowzjan, Kunduz, and Samangan provinces participated. 

USAID Mission Director Herbert Smith said USAID and the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock share a common goal of accelerating the advancement of women in Afghanistan’s agricultural value chains.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 - 1:15am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- On May 10, the Supreme Court inducted 183 judicial candidates into the 25th Stage Judicial Training Program at Kabul Polytechnic University.  These judicial candidates, graduates of Law and Sharia faculties and madrassas from across Afghanistan, will train for the next 36 weeks to become the next generation of judges.
Monday, May 5, 2008 - 1:15am
SHEIK MESRI NEW TOWNSHIP, NANGARHAR, AFGHANISTAN- Local and provincial government members participated in a groundbreaking on May 5th for an 8km gravel access road which will intersect with the European Community-funded Jalalabad Bypass road. The road will link Sheik Mesri New Township with Jalalabad and the broader Nangarhar community.
Sunday, May 4, 2008 - 1:15am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Minister of Public Health Dr. Sayed Amin Fatimi opened the Afghan Midwives Association (AMA) 4th Annual Congress on May 3, 2008, in Kabul. After remarks by Deputy Minister of Women’s Affairs Palwasha Kakar, over 450 attendees from throughout Afghanistan assessed the progress the AMA has made since its inception in 2005.
Monday, April 28, 2008 - 1:15am
KABUL- On Saturday, April 26, 2008, President Karzai and U.S. Ambassador William B. Wood witnessed the signing of a contract for the development of a 101 kilometer road funded by the United States Government through the Agency for International Development (USAID) that will connect Khost and Paktia provinces to the Ring Road and Kabul.
Monday, April 21, 2008 - 1:15am
KABUL- On April 21, international donors convened at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kabul to discuss improvements in donor coordination and aid effectiveness.
Sunday, April 20, 2008 - 1:00am
BADAM BAGH, KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- On April 20, Minister Obaidullah Ramin of the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock hosted a group of international donors at Badam Bagh Fairgrounds in Kabul.
On April 20, Minister Obaidullah Ramin of the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock hosted a group of international donors at Badam Bagh Fairgrounds in Kabul. 
Thursday, March 20, 2008 - 1:00am
WASHINGTON, DC- The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announces the award of a two-year, $55 million contract to improve the economic and social infrastructure in western Afghanistan.  This program will expand USAID’s alternative development efforts and will promote productive agriculture, improve economic opportunities, and expand economic growth.  The contract was awarded to ARD, a subsidiary of Tetra Tech, Inc. located in Pasadena, CA.
Sunday, March 16, 2008 - 1:00am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- On February 25, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) delivered water purification and testing equipment to Khalid Irshad Pharmaceutical Manufacturers.  This equipment will ensure the reliable production of safe water solutions that meet the quality assurance procedures required by the Ministry of Public Health.


Last updated: November 05, 2014

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