September 22, 2011
BALKH, AFGHANISTAN- A new community multimedia center opened today in Mazar-i Sharif, which will increase access to the internet and other digital media technology for community groups, civil-society organizations, small businesses, and private citizens. The USAID-funded center is the second in a network of such centers across Afghanistan.
September 22, 2011
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Law students from across Afghanistan passionately argued legal positions yesterday at the first annual United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Media Law Moot Court Competition held at the Kabul Appeals Court. As Afghanistan’s lawyers and the media strive toward the development and adherence to international practice and standards of media law, this event provided the first platform for the next generation of Afghan lawyers to explore the application of media laws and regulations within a simulated court setting.
September 21, 2011
LAGHMAN, AFGHANISTAN- With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the newly rehabilitated Nahre Karim canal will now irrigate 2,000 hectares of agriculture land benefiting 4,250 families in the Qarghaee District of Laghman Province. The availability of water for irrigation will enhance agriculture production and enable farmers to get more from their lands.
September 18, 2011
JALALABAD, AFGHANISTAN- A cutting-edge food-testing laboratory, the second of its kind in Afghanistan, was inaugurated today in Jalalabad. The laboratory will provide food examination services to local producers and to traders importing food items via the Torkham border, resulting in reduced costs and quicker processing.
The laboratory, supported by USAID, is equipped with modern machines and equipment and provides high-quality analysis of food items through physical, chemical, and microbiological methods, a USAID senior official announced.
September 15, 2011
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