December 8, 2009
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- More than 300 young farmers in Laghman and Khost provinces last month finished training programs funded by USAID’s Local Governance and Community Development program that taught them agricultural skills to secure better jobs and produce better crops. Similar programs are planned for January.
November 30, 2009
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Several projects funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will create hundreds of jobs in a number of provinces for Afghan citizens in the coming months and contribute to the country’s economic development.
In Kunar, a project to clean, widen, and reconstruct the Salar Canal will create approximately 300 local jobs for laborers, foremen, skilled masons, and female cooks from the local communities.
November 23, 2009
PULI ALAM, LOGAR PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN- More than 100 families in Logar Province will enjoy cleaner and cheaper energy this winter, thanks to an initiative from the local Afghan Community Development Council.
The project was designed in close consultation with the Baraki Barak District Development Council, which nominated five villages to receive 25 solar panels each, one for each family.
Afghanistan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock Begins National Wheat Seed and Fertilizer Distribution Program
November 17, 2009
CHAHARIKAR, PARWAN PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN- Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) Mohammed Asif Rahimi today launched this year’s national wheat seed and fertilizer distribution program, which will help more than two million Afghan farmers.
In support of MAIL, USAID’s Afghanistan Vouchers for Increased Production in Agriculture program (AVIPA) provides vouchers to farmers to purchase high quality inputs such as improved wheat seed and fertilizers.
Ambassador Wayne Helps Inaugurate the Third Provincial Central Business Registry Office in Hirat to Encourage Greater Economic Prosperity and Growth
November 15, 2009
“Afghan organizations such as the Central Business Registry in Hirat encourage greater economic prosperity and the creation of new jobs. We are pleased to support this project. Together, through organizations such as this one, we will continue to promote Afghan-led efforts to build a brighter future and to deepen the Afghan-U.S. partnership.” - Ambassador Wayne
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