Here you will find the latest press releases (English | Dari | Pashto), materials compiled for the press and photos that can be downloaded free of charge, along with other information on German Cooperation with Afghanistan. We will be happy to organise an interview with an Afghan partner on any of the issues presented.

Latest news


Do the press do enough for environmental awareness?

(دری | پشتو | English) For a country like Afghanistan, with an economy dependent on agriculture for development, environmental protection is a pressing issue that needs to become part of the nation’s culture....[more]


Afghanistan addresses natural resource governance challenges at EITI’s Global Conference

(دری | پشتو | English) A delegation from the Afghan Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (AEITI) attended the EITI Global Conference in Lima, Peru. The forum convened international key stakeholders...[more]


Afghanistan publishes its first textbooks for teaching future civil servants

(دری | پشتو | English) Yesterday evening, the Afghanistan Civil Service Institute (ACSI) published two new textbooks for teaching Afghanistan’s next generations of civil servants. The books were developed by...[more]


In Qom, Iran, Afghan lecturers and mining inspectors apply their geological mapping skills

(دری | پشتو | English) After the signing of the trilateral agreement between Afghanistan’s Ministry of Higher Education, the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of Iran (MRST) and Deutsche...[more]


New NGO to steer German supported Afghan-schools in Kabul

From today, a new NGO, the Afghan Education for Excellence Organisation (AEFEO), will work to improve the quality of three schools in Kabul: Jamhuriat, Amani and Aisha-e-Durani. With the support of the AEFEO, these Afghan schools...[more]


Experts and policy makers agreed on encouraging private investment in renewable energy

In an ongoing effort to speed up and sustain private investments in the renewable energy sector, the Ministry of Energy and Water (MEW) and the Ministry of Economy (MoEc) on 14th February 2016 held a one-day meeting on “Enabling...[more]


Balkh government’s gender focal experts receive gender awareness training

Yesterday, the second round of a three-day workshop on gender issues came to an end in Balkh’s capital, Mazar-e Sharif. Altogether, 40 gender focal points from different line-departments participated to increase their awareness...[more]

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German Cooperation with Afghanistan
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First training centre for renewable energy in Afghanistan

Impressions of the project work

Short films about some projects