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40,000 Residents in Balkh To Benefit From New Electricity Distribution

The Afghan Ministry of Energy and Water (MEW) and the Tajik construction company Tojik Gidro Elektro Montaj (TGEM) signed contracts for constructing a new electricity distribution network in Balkh Province’s capital Mazar-e Sharif on Wednesday. The network shall supply electricity

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Germany Provides AFN 5.4 Billion of Additional Funding to Afghanistan

Germany has agreed to provide additional funding of about AFN 5.4 billion to the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF) via KfW Development Bank.  The agreement was signed on the sidelines of the Geneva Conference on Afghanistan where the international community

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90 schools in Kunduz province receive 1,000 chalkboards

The German government funded purchase of 1,000 new chalk boards worth nearly AFN 3 million for 90 schools in seven districts of Kunduz The boards have been distributed during the last two weeks and are now available to over 135,000

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120 Afghan engineers complete seminar on construction survey methods & instruments

Following last year’s training on topographical surveys, 120 engineers from technical departments from the six Northern provinces in Afghanistan participated in the seminar on construction survey methods and instruments. The German funded program “Regional Infrastructure Development Fund” (RIDF) provided technical

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Female government officials participate in women’s rights workshop in Balkh

A three-day workshop on women’s rights was held in Balkh district for 60 female council members to increase awareness on women’s rights topics. The training was organized by the Department of Women Affairs (DoWA) of Balkh province. The German funded

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Two schools opened in northern Afghanistan with German support

The Afghan-German cooperation inaugurated and handed over two newly built schools in Northern Afghanistan to the local governments: one school in Khaja-Ghar, Takhar and a second one in Aliabad, Kunduz this week. The school in Takhar offers space to more

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Afghanistan publishes its first textbooks for teaching future civil servants

The Afghanistan Civil Service Institute (ACSI) published two new textbooks for teaching Afghanistan’s next generations of civil servants. The books were developed by ACSI as learning materials to train civil servants throughout the country in Independent Administrative Reform and Civil

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New NGO to steer German supported Afghan-schools in Kabul

A new NGO, the Afghan Education for Excellence Organization (AEFEO), will work to improve the quality of three schools funded by Germany in Kabul: Jamhuriat, Amani and Aisha-e-Durani. The three educational institutions have been granted a high level of independence

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Solar powered hatchery in Balkh to increase poultry production

The project providing solar power to the “Taj-e-Telayee” hatchery cooperative in Balkh province has been completed and was formally inaugurated on Monday. From now on it will be cheaper for the cooperative to produce day-old chickens (DoCs). “Before the solar

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Afghanistan, Germany and the Netherlands complete development programs for Uruzgan province

On Monday, Afghanistan, Germany and the Netherlands announced the successful completion of a wide range of development projects in Uruzgan province. Over the past eight years, the Netherlands and Germany have invested a total of AFN 4.8 billion in development

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New library with 5,000 books opens its doors in Kunduz to the general public

A new library consisting of 5,000 books was inaugurated on Sunday in Khan Abad district of Kunduz province. Built at a cost of more than 4.5mn Afghanis, the facility was funded by the German government. At the opening by the

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New health facility to open up in Badakhshan

A 76-bed hospital is going to be built in Faizabad city of northeastern Badakhshan province with funds from the German government. The two-story building will be equipped with modern facilities including gas, heater and air conditioned system. Provincial Public Health

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German-Afghan talks end in success: “The wheels of time must never turn back again”

This year’s government negotiations on development cooperation between Germany and Afghanistan came to a successful close in Berlin last week. Both sides set new priorities for reintegrating Afghan refugees and providing care for internally displaced persons. German Development Minister Gerd

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New facilities open at Kunduz Regional Hospital with funding from Germany

Deputy Minister of Public Health, Dr Abdul Basir Sarwar, and Mr. Andreas Glossner, Political Counselor at the German Embassy in Kabul, officially opened the newly refurbished and extended Regional Hospital in Kunduz, funded by the German government through KfW Development

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Afghanistan’s first grid-tied solar power opened in Kabul

Mr. Ghulam Faruq Qazizada, acting minister for Energy and Water, officially opened Afghanistan’s first project for grid-tied solar power in Kabul on Wednesday. The pilot project is the first of its kind to test the ability to feed solar power

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Quality testing equipment and trainings provided to Afghan Ministry of Public Works engineers

A full Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (DCP) set was provided to the Departments of Public Works in the northern provinces of Badakhshan, Baghlan, Balkh, Kunduz, Takhar, allowing the engineers to improve the quality of construction of roads and building foundations. Provided

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Germany pledges AFN 196 million for new school construction program in Badakhshan

The Afghan-German Cooperation officially launched a new program for school construction in Badakhshan province. In cooperation with the Afghan Ministry of Education, the German Government has offered technical and financial assistance to help the ministry and education departments in Badakhshan

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German and Dutch governments continue justice sector program in Kunduz until 2017

The German and Dutch governments signed an agreement to continue their joint program to promote rule of law in Kunduz province until the end of 2017. On behalf of Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), parliamentary state

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Afghan lawyers’ association opens new offices in Kunduz with German, Dutch support

The Afghanistan Independent Bar Association (AIBA) opened its new offices in Kunduz city on Thursday. The total costs for buying and renovating the new offices with German and Dutch support added up to more than AFN 17 million. The lawyers’

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Construction work starts on new power grids for towns in Samangan with German funding

Construction work started on new city power grids in the towns of Aybak and Pir Naghchir in the province of Samangan on Sunday. The new electricity grids will be able to supply up to 9,000 households in the provincial capital

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Germany invests over AFN 39 million in education facilities in Baghlan, Kunduz

Germany funds establishment of education and library facilities in Baghlan and Kunduz provinces in an attempt to improve the local education situation. New public buildings–one administrative building for the Department of Education (DoE) in the district of Baghlan Markazi and

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Germany invests AFN 11 million in studios & training for Samangan local radio and TV

Building work officially began on a new studio for Samangan’s local radio and television station RTA on Wednesday. The construction of the studio is part of a project, which also includes training for the station’s journalists and TV and radio

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Women’s training centre & market opens in Badakhshan with German funding

Badakhshan’s Department of Women Affairs and the Provincial Governor’s Office celebrated the official opening of the Women’s Training Centre and Women’s Market in Faizabad, the provincial capital on Sunday. The training centre and market were planned and built by the

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Work on new environmental training centre starts in Kunduz with German funding

Construction work has begun on a new building for the National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) in Kunduz. The building will include a new environmental training centre for the agency to teach stakeholders about environmental protection and awareness. The AFN 24

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New health and education projects completed in northern Takhar

Two new development projects completed with German assistance have been completed in the north of Takhar province. In Farkhar district centre, a new emergency unit was opened at Farkhar Hospital. In Baharak district, a new boundary wall was built for

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