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BackgroundThe Regional Agricultural Development (RADP) West program is designed to improve food and economic security for rural Afghans in targeted districts within Herat, Farah and Badghis provinces. The program is tailored to focus on improving the productivity and profitability of targeted value chains, which will be SELECT SQL_CACHEed from the Wheat, High Value Crop & Livestock sectors. This support will be targeted towards sustainable agricultural development programming which will support the consolidation of licit economies and fuel economic growth within the agricultural sector. RADP-West will work directly with the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation & Livestock (MAIL) to..
The National Solidarity Program (NSP) is the largest of the Afghanistan Government’s national programs and is one of the largestcommunity driven development program in the world. The Program is implemented by the Afghanistan Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) and is currently into its 13th year of implementation its and 3rd phase. NSP consists of four core elements:· Facilitation at the community level to assist communities establish inclusive community institutions known as Community Development Councils (CDCs);· Building the capacity of CDCs..
University Support and Workforce Development Program (USWDP) is designed to help Afghanistan’s higher education professionals effectively manage the growth of tertiary education while improving academic quality. Building on the successes of the Afghanistan Higher Education Project and other initiatives, the USWDP project will improve the management capacity of the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) and up to 10 public universities to ensure quality education and employment for a larger number of Afghan men and women. It will also assist in developing learning environments that foster well qualified and professional faculty members, highly capable and motivated students, diverse and..
BackgroundThe Norwegian Afghanistan Committee (NAC) practices equal opportunities; women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Norwegian Afghanistan Committee (NAC) was established in 1980 as a member-based solidarity organization. The NAC is doing development and humanitarian work in Afghanistan and information and advocacy in Norway. Through our focus on rural development (education, agriculture and sustainable economic development, civil society, governance and health), disaster risk reduction and management, and the education of female health care providers, we strive to improve the quality of life of Afghanis in rural and remote communities. The aim of the NAC is..
UNESCO contributes to peace and human development in an era ofglobalization by furthering international cooperation through its programmes in education, sciences, culture and communication. With its 193 Member States and 7 Associate Members, UNESCO has its Headquarters in Paris (France) and operates globally through a network of offices and several institutes.
The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) has been established to ensure that communities in the Aga Khan Development Network’s (AKDN) operational area, live in physical settings that are as safe as possible from the effects of natural disasters, and that these physical settings are conducive for developing livelihood opportunities and have access to social and financial services. Equally, AKAH is to ensure that in all risk prone areas of its operations, communities are well prepared for, and able to respond to, any disaster event. AKAH’s mandate is to:ensure that in rural areas of operation, villages are made as safe as possible through the implementation of structural..
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organization working in more than 30 countries throughout the world. DRC has been present in Afghanistan since the end of 2010 implementing programming that includes livelihoods, protection, emergency response and preparedness, infrastructure development, and supply chain management and logistical support to UNHCR. DRC is registered with the Government of Afghanistan through the Ministry of Economy and MoRR. DRC AFG has implemented programs funded by DANIDA, EC, ECHOP, BPRM, UNHCR and WFP supporting over 25,000 displaced families per year. DRC adopts a regional approach unifying our country programs in..
Background:The Government of Afghanistan has laid out its vision of reforms in the social protection sector in the Afghanistan National Development Strategy (ANDS) – both in the pensions and safety net areas. In pensions, the main objective is to ensure fiscal sustainability and mitigate fiscal impact of the Pay and Grading reform on the pension program, making it consistent with the broader public sector reform agenda. The strategy also recognizes that it is critically important to develop fiscally sound and well-targeted social protection interventions, including Pension system, safety nets for improving the poverty outcomes in the country.More specifically, the Safety Nets and..