The United States Agency for International Development’s Re-Branding Afghanistan Creating Jobs, Changing Perceptions, Empowering Women (RACCEW) project aims to create a self-sustaining and diverse Afghan artisan sector that is able to flourish independently, utilizing the resources learned during the nearly 10 years of experience and expertise accumulated by Turquoise Mountain.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) formally adopted Afghanistan’s terms of accession into the renowned multilateral trading organization at the WTO's 10th Ministerial Conference on December 17 in Nairobi, Kenya. Afghanistan will have until June 2016 to ratify the deal and formally become WTO’s 164th Member, joining a global trading organization that accounts for about 95 percent of the world’s commerce.
With the support of USAID and other donors, Afghanistan began making rapid progress toward World Trade Organization (WTO) accession starting in 2009.
The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Afghanistan, is seeking applications from qualified Afghan nationals interested in providing the PSC services for the Secretary FSN-07 position, as described in the attached solicitation.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) supports the Turquoise Mountain Smithsonian Exhibition to showcase traditional Afghan handicrafts at the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution's national museums of Asian art in Washington, D.C.
Last updated: February 10, 2016