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August 2, 2017

In 2015, Afghanistan launched its first-ever nationwide effort to gather comprehensive demographic and health information of its citizens. The Demographic and Health Survey results provide new baseline data on key population and health indicators, such as fertility levels, marriage rates, awareness and use of family planning methods, breastfeeding practices, nutritional status of mothers and young children, childhood and maternal health and mortality, and information on social indicators, such as domestic violence.

August 2, 2017

The Commercial Horticulture and Agricultural Marketing Program (CHAMP) works with leading Afghan processing and export firms to enhance the supply chain, marketing, and export promotion of Afghan fruits and nuts. CHAMP supports traders through its trade offices located in New Delhi, India and Dubai, UAE to boost Afghan agricultural exports in these and other major regional markets.

USAID Conducts Civil Service Job Fair for Afghan Women
July 31, 2017

USAID’s Promote: Women in Government project conducted a civil service Jobs Fair to identify career opportunities for women in the government sector. The event brought together approximately 500 women who have all undergone a 12-month internship program focusing on multi-level intensive training for employment in the civil service to meet with more than 50 officials from 25 government ministries and independent agencies.

USAID Signs MoU with Ministry of Justice to Improve Access to Services for Afghan People
July 30, 2017

Officials from the US Embassy, USAID/ADALAT and the Ministry of Justice signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the US Embassy in Kabul. The MoU will serve as a guiding document between USAID/ADALAT and the MOJ that outlines responsibilities and commitments of both parties.

July 26, 2017

To develop Afghanistan’s higher education sector, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) established the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) in 2006 in in Kabul. To encourage more female students to enroll, USAID is constructing a new dormitory through its Promote Gender Equity and Women’s Empowerment program.

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Last updated: August 02, 2017

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