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21 February 2013
14 February 2013
The Regional Afghan Municipalities Program for Urban Populations (RAMP UP), in collaboration with the Independent Directorate for Local Governance, assists governments in urban centers to...
27 January 2013
USAID's Higher Education Project is working with the Ministry of Higher Education and Kabul Education University to build opportunities for Afghan students to pursue their...
The Sardar Kabuli girls high school was funded by USAID education program in Kabul
USAID supported the marble industry by helping them upgrade marble cutting and processing equipment to improve the marble industry and workers' incomes
23 January 2013
28 January 2013
In the southern province of Kandahar, USAID’s Traveling Agricultural Theatre is putting horticultural training on center stage. Combining action, comedy and the most advanced farming...
30 September 2012
This contest was held from April 18 through June 17, 2012 at 33 public and private universities across 18 provinces in Afghanistan. Eight Afghan students...
27 June 2012
Household silk production is a tradtional activity in northern Afghanistan where silk is used to make carpets and textiles. The IDEA-NEW project, funded by USAID, is...
18 June 2012
The northern region of Afghanistan is the bread basket of the country. USAID is working with farmers to improve their farming techniques so they can...
21 May 2012
USAID supports free media in Afghanistan since 2001.
8 May 2012
USAID supports midwifery education by providing grants and technical assistance to midwifery education programs in 13 provinces of Afghanistan. Since 2003, USAID has worked with...
1 May 2012
Solar powered Clinic in Pol-e-Sangi village (Kabul Province). The Clinic has plentiful and free power every day, even though the area is not on the...
23 April 2012
USAID funded multimedia centers in Herat, Mazar-e-Sharif, Jalalabad and Kandahar offer access to the internet and provide training in new media skills to all Afghan...
13 March 2012
A brief video about the challenge and impact of reconstructing the Gardez to Khost Road in eastern Afghanistan
2 February 2012
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) marked its 50-year anniversary since the agency was created through the Foreign Assistance Act signed by U.S. President...
8 January 2012
One electrician ignites the city of Kabul with USAID's help. USAID follows a dynamic Afghan electrician in the field as he climbs ladders and shimmies...
8 January 2012
In remote Faryab, Afghanistan's transportation officials and USAID's staff oversee the finishing of a new paved runway financed by USAID and the Asia Development Bank....
21 December 2011
The objectives of the Alternative Development Program for the Eastern Region (ADP/E) are to accelerate regional economic growth and provide alternative income sources for those...
20 December 2011
The ISK project delivers a U.S.-accredited, English language, K-12 college preparatory program to Afghan students and students from the international aid, international business, and diplomatic...
USAID supports AUAF as it expands its undergraduate program, increases enrollment, and implements a fundraising plan to increase its financial independence. AUAF offers English language...
The Learning for Community Empowerment Program (LCEP-2) project aims to improve the livelihoods of urban and rural populations through an integrated literacy and productive skills...
On October 17, U.S. and Afghan government representatives and members of the international community gathered in Kabul for the official launch of the Afghan Social...
19 December 2011
Excessive rains caused much of southern Afghanistan's pomegranate crop to split, making the fruit difficult to export and causing many farmers to use their harvest...
18 December 2011
Afghanistan is a country where most of the population works in the agricultural sector. In Afghanistan, incomes are also mainly generated from the trade of...
17 December 2011
Afghanistan is a country where more than 80% of the population earns their living in the agriculture and livestock sector. But, unfortunately, this sector has...
15 December 2011
The Panjshir water supply project is one of the foremost examples of development in the area. A year ago, the residents of Zamankor, Janghalaab, Peshghor,...
One of the miseries and problems caused by the three decades of war in Afghanistan was the destruction of all infrastructure by different warlord groups,...
16 December 2011
Afghanistan is an agrarian nation, and more than 80 percent of its citizens live in rural areas and depend on livestock (sheep, goats, cattle, horses,...
14 December 2011
Funded by USAID, the Chimtala substation is the newest and largest in Afghanistan. It is a terminal link of Afghanistan's North East Power System.
22 November 2011
The rebuilt Ghazi High School officially opened on October 23, 2011, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
22 November 2011
18 November 2011
Fifty years ago, in 1961, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) began with President John F. Kennedy ‘s vision for...
22 October 2011
The newly constructed Ghazi High School in Kabul, Afghanistan was inaugurated on October 23, 2011, by both Afghan and U.S. government officials, including H.E. Minister...
17 October 2011
This video features the activities of U.S. Government-funded Ambassador's Small Grants Program (ASGP) to Support Gender Equality in Afghanistan
7 September 2011
On August 24, 2011 USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah announced the approval of innovation grants totalling $2.1 million from USAID to major Afghan mobile network...
On 24 August 2011, USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah announced the approval of innovation grants totalling $2.1 million from USAID to major Afghan mobile network...
On August 24, 2011, USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah announced the approval of innovation grants totalling $2.1 million from USAID to major Afghan mobile network operators...
27 June 2011
On May 26, 2011, Thirty-two students from the American University of Afghanistan celebrated their graduation during a commencement ceremony that marked a milestone in their...
2 June 2011
USAID, through its Afghanistan Vouchers for Increased Production in Agriculture (AVIPA) project, is helping farmers through a Farm Mechanization Program aimed at mid-sized farmers growing...
26 May 2011
USAID began the Hilmand Poultry Project (HPP) in 2007 to develop the poultry industry as part of its effort to improve Afghanistan’s trade balance and...
18 April 2011
Kandahar Province, Afghanistan
A 28.3 km road connecting three remote Kandahar Province villages was officially inaugurated at a ceremony on March 8, 2011, in Spin Boldak...
18 April 2011
Hilmand and Kandahar Provinces, Afghanistan
USAID, through its Afghanistan Vouchers for Increased Production in Agriculture Plus project directly employs more than 1,600 Afghans; capitalizes on its close working...
Through its Afghanistan Vouchers for Increased Production in Agriculture Plus project, USAID employs more than 1,600 Afghans; capitalizes on its close working relationship...
18 April 2011
Afghan farmers receive high-quality wheat seed through USAID's Afghanistan Vouchers for Increased Production in Agriculture project.
18 April 2011
Hilmand Province, Afghanistan
Through a cash-for-work activity under USAID's Afghanistan Vouchers for Increased Production in Agriculture project, workers are cleaning canals in Hilmand Province to improve...
In Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, farmers learn to prune their orchards resulting in an increase in quality crops that will generate more income. The...
16 April 2011
U.S. Ambassador Karl Eikenberry and Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock Mohammad Asaf Rahimi inaugurated a farm mechanization program for mid-size farmers in a ceremony...
15 April 2011
Local Afghan farmers lined up in the early morning hours to partake in the 2010 national wheat seed distribution provided by the USAID-funded Afghanistan Vouchers for Increased Production in Agriculture Plus project in Kabul Afghanistan on October 5, 2010.
14 April 2011
Through its Afghanistan Vouchers for Increased Production in Agriculture Plus project, USAID is helping farmers to build facilities, like these raisin houses, that will help...
1 March 2011
Watch how USAID's Development Credit Authority is unlocking private capital in developing countries to enable other countries to spur their own development.
25 February 2011
Through their Food Insecurity Response for Urban Populations project, USAID is helping farmers in Bamyan Province by rehabilitating wells, drainage canals, and irrigation...
In November 2010, USAID completed construction of the 103 km road that connects Keshim with the provincial capital of Fayzabad in Badakhshan Province.
USAID is building a campus for a girl's school in Kabul. When complete, the school will be one of the highest quality structures in...
24 February 2011
USAID projects assist women with generating income for themselves and their families.
14 January 2011
The 105 MW Tarakhil Power Plant outside of Kabul provides electricity for residents and businesses.
Afghanistan's Ministry of Public Health and Ministry of Finance launched the new Health Services Partnership after signing 16 contracts worth $72 million.
After civil war almost totally destroyed the Ghazi Boy's High School in Kabul, Afghanistan, USAID is working with the Ministry of Education to rebuild the...
The US funded Health Services Support Program collaborates with the Afghanistan Ministry of Health to support ten midwifery schools throughout Afghanistan, and is increasing the...
A collection of various clips from the famous On the Road television series.
Highlights of some of the progress made to improve schools and clinics in Afghanistan produced by The Reconstruction and Energy Press of Afghanistan.
In cooperation with the Kabul Municipality, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its implementing partner CARE International, employed 1,500 Afghans to cleanup...
Lashkar Gar, Helmand Province: Local business owners attended the Third Afghan Business Conference where they met with American, British, Danish, and Estonians to find out...
21 May 2013
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