Several USAID beneficiary traders of marble, onyx and lapis from Afghanistan signed a number of contracts this week with international buyers at the India Stone Mart, the country’s largest stone industry exposition. The event was held from February 2-5 at the Jaipur Exhibition and Convention Center and drew more than 25,000 guests and 15,000 traders from 60 countries.
Graduation commenced today for USAID’s Afghan Women in Engineering and Architecture Internship program when eight female engineers and architects completed the program. The program was established by USAID in 2011. So far, 23 female internship students have graduated.
Sixteen of Afghanistan’s top carpet and rug traders showcased their finest samples and signed a number of major deals with international buyers at Domotex, a leading tradeshow for the floor coverings industry, thanks to USAID.
Over the life of Women in Economy (WIE) program, it has incorporated best ICT practices in the design, development and implementation phases of all ICT related solutions for WIE programmatic activities.
MyHuntPath and SearchPath seek to partner with USAID's Promote's Women in Economy (WIE) to advance the objective of empowering women in the economy throughout Afghanistan.
Last updated: February 08, 2017