Afghanistan

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Afghanistan - Cleaning up the Streets in Bamyan
Bamyan, July 2015 — Due to an upsurge in urban migration, new townships are appearing all across Afghanistan. But how do the residents in these new towns dispose of their waste? In Bamyan’s Zargaran Township, a solution has been found by the Green Afghanistan Association (GAA), a local NGO ...read more
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Afghanistan - Forest Preservation at a Remote Area in Badakhshan Province Generates Rural Livelihoods
A forest that blankets a mountain along the Kishim River in Tagab district of northeastern Badakhshan province and where wild animals, rare plants and a variety of natural fruit trees inhabit has been preserved. Behind this success is Rural Green Environment Organization (RGEO), which, as a result, ...read more
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Afghanistan - Preserving a Pristine Landscape in Bamyan
Bamyan, August 2015 — Jawzari lies in pristine foothills of central Afghanistan’s Baba Mountains, about 15 kilometres south of Bamyan City. It’s an area of great beauty and environmental significance that needs to be preserved – but in a way that protects the livelihoods of Jawzari’s ...read more
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Afghanistan - Green Energy and Clean Water Improve Lives in a Village
Sang-e-Nawishta, Nov 2015 – Sang-e-Nawishta is only a short drive from the centre of Kabul, but until a few months ago the villagers who live here had no running water or electricity.They had to drink from a polluted canal at the foot of the village. Their children couldn’t study after dark. ...read more
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Afghanistan - 2015 Equator Prize Winner Brings Back Pride and Hope
Badakhshan, 20 January 2016 – Ahmad Seyar woke up early one morning in late September, performed his prayers and went back to bed. Then he picked up his phone, scrolled through his emails and read “Congrats on winning the Equator Prize” – a message from Helen Clark, the head of ...read more
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'Local Action, Global Benefits' to drive new Small Grants Programme for Afghanistan
The Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP), which is designed to bring benefits of community-based environmental management to Afghanistan, was launched on October 23rd, 2012. An event to mark the occasion was organized at the National Environmental Protection Agency ...read more

Contact

Mr. Aimal Khaurin
National Coordinator
Phone: +93 728 999 804
 
Mr. Mohammad Shafiq Safi
Programme Assistant
Phone: +93 700 605 410
 
Address
UNDP Country Office, UNOCA Complex, Jalalabad Road,,Kabul