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USAID Mission Director Dr. Ken Yamashita answers questions during a radio interview at Salam Watandar in Kabul
April 8, 2012
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Nine years after its establishment, Salam Watandar radio network was officially inaugurated today as a locally registered independent media organization. Deputy Minister of Information and Culture Mobarez Rashidi, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Ken Yamashita, other Afghan and U.S. Government officials and media representatives participated in the inauguration ceremony at Salam Watandar Studios in Kabul.
 
USAID Deputy Mission Director Brooke Isham distributes a diploma to a Master of Education Graduate
April 3, 2012
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Today, Deputy Minister of Higher Education Osman Babury, United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Deputy Mission Director Brooke Isham and other Afghan and U.S. Government officials attended the Graduation Ceremony for twenty one students at Kabul Education University. The ceremony celebrated the third cohort of students who have received Master’s of Education degree.
 
Overview of the 2 km gravel road, culverts and retaining wall project in Karala Village, Asadabad
March 26, 2012
KUNAR, AFGHANISTAN- When the snow from the mountains begins to melt this spring, the almost 8,000 citizens of Kerala Village of Asadabad  will no longer have to fear the seasonal flash floods, thanks to the newly constructed retaining wall that will shield the village from the raging waters of the Pech River.
 
The 660-meter long retaining wall is part of the 2-kilometer gravel road project in Kerala that USAID funded after Asadabad residents identified the project was as a priority during a citizen forum organized by the mayor.
Deputy U.S. Ambassador James B. Cunningham and Herat Governor Dr. Daud Shah Saba officially opened the new Faculty of Education
March 26, 2012
HERAT, AFGHANISTAN- Today the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) officially opened the Faculty of Education at Herat University.  Deputy U.S. Ambassador James B. Cunningham, USAID Acting Mission Director Jeffrey W. Ashley, Herat Governor Dr. Daud Shah Saba, Chairman of the Herat Provincial Council Dr. Zaher Faizada, Acting Chancellor of Herat University Nasir Rahyab, Dean of the Education Faculty Juma Hanif and other high-ranking U.S. and Afghan Government officials attended the ceremony. 

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