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Japan provides over $US 2.3 million for Irrigation and Fiscal Support in Afghanistan

The Government of Japan announced over $2.3 million new assistance to the Government of Afghanistan on Wednesday.  The funding will be contributed through the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF), which is administered by the World Bank.  The new package will

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Japan contributes USD 5.3 million for Humanitarian and Emergency Assistance in Afghanistan

The Government of Japan has recently provided 5.3 million fund to UNHCR, UNICEF, UNMAS, WFP, WHO and IOM for humanitarian and emergency assistance in Afghanistan. The funding from Japan will allow those agencies to address humanitarian challenges through provision of

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Japan contributes $12mn to Afghanistan for irrigation, fiscal support

The Japanese government has pledged over USD 12mn to the Afghan government for the improvement of irrigation systems and to provide fiscal support. According to a statement from the Japanese Embassy in Kabul, the projects covered under this funding are

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Japan pledges $8.7mn to improve agriculture in Herat

The Japanese government has pledged USD 8.7mn grant to support agriculture in the western Herat province of Afghanistan through the “Project for Improvement of Agricultural Value Chain in Herat”. An agreement to that effect was signed by Kenji Enoshita, Charge

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Afghanistan receives $3.3mn from Japan to support city resilience project

The government of Japan has pledged USD 3.3mn to support city resilience project in Afghanistan. An agreement to that effect was signed between Kenji Eonoshita, Charge d’Affaires and interim of Embassy of Japan to Afghanistan and Tim McNair, Country Program

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Japan pledges $22mn for Economic & Social Development Program in Afghanistan

Japan has pledged to provide USD 22mn for the Economic and Social Development Program in Afghanistan. An agreement to that effect was signed between Japan’s Ambassador Hiroshi Takahashi and Afhan Foreign Minister  Salahuddin Rabbani in Kabul on Sunday. “We hope

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Japan, Afghanistan sign accord on development projects in Nangarhar province

Japanese government has agreed to provide USD 173,236 to fund two new development projects in Nangarhar province. An agreement to that effect was signed in the Embassy of Japan on Monday between Charge d’affaires ad interim of the Embassy of

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Japan commits $15.6m to preventing spread of preventable diseases in Afghanistan

The Government of Japan signed an agreement on Tuesday to donate USD 15.6 million with the aim to help eradicate polio and prevent the spread of other vaccine-preventable diseases in Afghanistan. The funds will support efforts by the UN children’s

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Japan provides USD 1,110,000 for 2 demining projects in Afghanistan

The Japanese government has pledged USD 1,110,000 for two demining projects in northern and central regions of Afghanistan. An agreement to that effect was signed between Japan’s Ambassador Hiroshi Takahashi,  Farid Homayun, Country Director of HALO Trust and Kefayatullah Eblagh,

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Japan provides USD 50mn in aid to ease the governmental financial gap of Afghanistan

The Japanese Government has responded to the urgent request from the Afghan government which faces its unprecedented financial constraint in years. One of Afghanistan’s major donors, Japan is providing USD 50mn from its Supplementary Budget FY 2014 through the Recurrent

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Japan Supports Natural Disaster Risk Management Activities in Afghanistan

In partnership with the Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA), International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Government of Japan have signed an agreement to implement a project aimed at reducing risks in natural disaster-prone communities in Afghanistan and strengthening

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Japan, UN-Habitat join hands to support Afghanistan’s Community-Led Urban Infrastructure Program

The Government of Japan will provide a total amount of USD20,000,000 of grant assistance to Afghanistan through UN-Habitat for its Community-Led Urban Infrastructure Program in five cities (Kabul, Kandahar, Herat, Mazar-e-Sharif and Jalalabad). The program responds to the urgent needs

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Japan grants USD 3mn to support Afghanistan Road Corridor upgrade

The Government of Japan has approved a $3 million grant to Afghanistan for a project which will improve the country’s main north-south road corridor transport route. The agreement for the preparatory facility for the Salang Tunnel Project was signed today

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Japan funds construction of canal, waterhead in Nangarhar

Japan has pledged USD 3.37mn for the construction of a canal and a waterhead in Behsud, eastern Nangarhar Province. An agreement to that effect was signed on Saturday between Governor Maulwi Attaullah Ludin and Dr. Tetsu Nakamora, the Peace Japan

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Work on development projects launched in Takhar province

As many as 17 development projects are going to be implemented in Takhar province at an estimated cost of USD 4mn provided by Japan, the World Bank, India and funds from the Afghan government’s development project. Provincial rural development director,

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Japan pledges USD 20 million in aid to Afghan Education Ministry

Japanese government has pledged USD 20.34 million in aid to Afghan Ministry of Education over the next three years for the implementation of the third phase of Enhancement of Literacy in Afghanistan Program. With a grant from the Government of

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Uplift projects worth USD 13mn to be implemented in Nangarhar

Uplift projects benefitting thousands of families in Surkhrod and Behsud districts of eastern Nangarhar province will be implemented with financial collaboration from the Japanese government. A contract to that effect was signed between Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) head

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JICA donates USD 3.3 million for development of Afghanistan's agriculture

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a USD 3,310,000 contract agreement with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to provide technical support to the Irrigation Directorate of the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation & Livestock (MAIL).

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JICA donates USD 3.3 million for development of Afghanistan’s agriculture

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a USD 3,310,000 contract agreement with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to provide technical support to the Irrigation Directorate of the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation & Livestock (MAIL).

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Japan funds construction work of a new building for Kabul University’s Computer Science Faculty

Afghan Higher Education Minister Dr. Obaidullah Obaid laid the foundation stone for the new building for the Computer Science Faculty of Kabul University. Funded by Japan, the new building will address the space problem of the students. The four-storey building,

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Japan funds construction work of a new building for Kabul University's Computer Science Faculty

Afghan Higher Education Minister Dr. Obaidullah Obaid laid the foundation stone for the new building for the Computer Science Faculty of Kabul University. Funded by Japan, the new building will address the space problem of the students. The four-storey building,

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Japan to pledge USD 30mn to maintain Afghanistan’s main highways

Japan has promised to purchase USD 30mn worth of equipments needed for road maintenance projects in Afghanistan’s natural disaster prone areas. The equipments include grader, loader, excavator, dump trucks and snow clearing machinery. Afghan Public Works Ministry officials said the

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Japan to pledge USD 30mn to maintain Afghanistan's main highways

Japan has promised to purchase USD 30mn worth of equipments needed for road maintenance projects in Afghanistan’s natural disaster prone areas. The equipments include grader, loader, excavator, dump trucks and snow clearing machinery. Afghan Public Works Ministry officials said the

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Japan funds construction of school buildings in Afghanistan

Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Takahashi signed a USD 25mn contract for the construction of school buildings in Bamyan, Daikundi and Ghor provinces with Education Minister Ghulam Farooq Wardak. With the construction of the 51 buildings, more than 450,000 students would benefit

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Japan to finance 28 development projects in Afghanistan

Twenty eight development projects will be implemented through the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Program (GAGP) with financial collaboration from Japan in six provinces. The agreement to this effect was signed between the Japanese Embassy and 19 non-governmental organizations on Sunday.

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