August 16, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Afghanistan’s women farmers will have more access to seeds, supplies and materials thanks to the opening of the Women’s Farm Service Center in Kabul today.
Afghanistan’s Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation & Livestock, Mr. Mohammad Asif Rahimi led the ceremony to formally open the center along with U.S. Ambassador Karl W. Eikenberry; Minister of Women Affairs, Ms. Husn Banu Ghazanfar; USAID Mission Director Earl Gast; and other representatives from the Afghan and United States governments.
August 10, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- USAID’s successful Midwifery Education Program, which has trained over half of all midwives in Afghanistan, was expanded this week with the announcement of an advanced training and study tour co-sponsored by the Egyptian government. Thirty experienced midwives from across the country will participate in this two-week program in Alexandria, Egypt.
July 28, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- U.S. Deputy Ambassador E. Anthony Wayne, Minister of Finance H.E. Dr. Omar Zakhilwal, Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock Mohammad Asif Rahimi, Minister of Education H.E. Faruk Wardak, Director General of the Independent Directorate of Local Governance H.E. Barna Karimi, Mayor of Kabul H.E. Yunnus Nowandesh and a group of international donors gathered today at the Ministry of Finance for the official launch of the Civilian Technical Assistance Program (CTAP).
July 21, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Afghan farmers will have more access to financial credit thanks to a $100 million grant, called the Agricultural Development Fund and financed through the United States and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The grant was signed today at a ceremony at Kabul’s Badam Bagh Demonstration Farm.
July 11, 2010
BAGHLAN PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN- Today, the Ministry of Education provided 279 children and teachers from grades four through six at Firdausi High School with specially designed laptops through the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Afghanistan program.
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