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The Global Partnership for Education Program is an initiative funded by multiple donors, including the United States, to help the Afghan government achieve its national Education for All goals. The Global Partnership for Education focuses on increasing and sustaining equitable access to quality education in 40 districts in 13 provinces of Afghanistan.

The Basic Education, Learning, and Training (BELT) project helps Afghanistan’s Ministry of Education expand access to basic education and improve the quality of basic education for Afghanistan’s school-aged population. 

The main objectives of USAID’s Energy Investment Activity are to help the country attract investment and create jobs in the energy sector. Through this activity, USAID works to revise and align the permitting processes for construction of electricity generation facilities, so they are consistent, transparent and investor friendly throughout the country.


  • Implementation period: August 2010 – February 2015
  • Project budget: $150 million


  • Implementation period: July 2014 – July 2017
  • Project budget: $19.9 million


  • Implementation period: March 2009 – September 2015
  • Project budget: $160 million


  • Implementation period: November 2014 – November 2015
  • Project budget: $390,000

The United States Agency for International Development’s Kandahar Food Zone Program (KFZ) is helping rural farmers in seven Kandahar districts to earn legitimate incomes by identifying and addressing the root causes and sources of instability that lead to opium poppy cultivation.


  • Implementation period: March 2011 – December 2016
  • Project budget: $7.8 million planned initially


  • Implementation period: October 2014 – September 2017
  • Project budget: $19.8 million


Last updated: April 28, 2016

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