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11.11.2020 | Pressemitteilung
Yesterday, the operation of an extended power line and a newly constructed energy network in Hazar Sumuch District was initiated. The Takhar Provincial Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) director Mr Habibullah Poya, Takhar government officials, and representatives from the Afghan-German Cooperation took part in the inauguration. About 14,000 people directly benefit from the reliable electricity supply in the villages Hazar Sumuch and Kunjak. The construction works lasted 15 months. DABS implemented the project with close support of the Regional Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF). The Afghan-German Cooperation financed the project with a total amount of AFN 124 million.
03.11.2020 | Pressemitteilung
On Sunday, Badakhshan officials and the Director of the provincial Public Works Department (PWD) signed a contract for the reconstruction of a nine-kilometre road in Feyzabad District. The Afghan-German Cooperation’s Regional Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) will support the reconstruction work of the Dehan-e-Sabat Road, which is financed by KfW Development Bank with a total cost of about AFN 188 million.
26.10.2020 | Pressemitteilung
On Saturday, the reconstruction of a two-kilometre road in Taloqan District of Takhar Province began with the laying of the first stone. The reconstruction project starts at Pule-e-Jalat Village located five kilometres from downtown Taloqan along Kunduz-Takhar Highway and ends at Nowabad-e-Puleqak Village. Representatives of the local administration and Department of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (DRRD) attended the event. The Afghan-German Cooperation’s Regional Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) will fund the project at a total cost of about AFN 109 million and technically supports DRRD with its implementation.
05.10.2020 | Pressemitteilung
Last week, on Wednesday, the government negotiations on development cooperation between the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Federal Republic of Germany for 2020 ended successfully. The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) commits to invest an overall amount of about AFN 21.3 billion (EUR 240 million) for financial and technical cooperation in 2020. Further funding is provided by BMZ directly to non-governmental organisations, and in addition the German Federal Foreign Office is supporting Afghanistan with up to AFN 16 billion (EUR 180 million) for stabilisation projects as well as AFN 1.7 billion (EUR 19.4 million) for humanitarian assistance in 2020. Germany will thus fulfil its pledge at the 2016 Brussels Conference, where it committed to providing up to EUR 430 million per year in overall civilian assistance.
Construction of Flood Protection Wall in Balkh Kicks Off
28.09.2020 | Pressemitteilung
Yesterday, the Governor of Balkh and the Deputy Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development together with Provincial Government Officials laid the foundation stone for constructing a 1.5-kilometre flood protection wall along the Balkh River in Sholgara District. About 40 participants from different local institutions as well as local elders attended the event that was celebrated at the Governor’s Office in Mazar-e Sharif. More than 24,000 inhabitants of five villages will benefit directly from this improved flood protection wall. The Afghan-German Cooperation’s Regional Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) finances the project at a total cost of about AFN 118 million. The Provincial Department of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (DRRD) will supervise the construction works with the technical support from RIDF.
Prof Zuercher conducted the study
10.09.2020 | Pressemitteilung
On Tuesday, Professor Christoph Zuercher of the University of Ottawa, Canada presented his findings from a Meta-Review of Evaluations of Development Assistance to Afghanistan on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Over 80 participants from bilateral and multilateral donors took part in the online conference. In preparation for an upcoming evaluation of the BMZ country portfolio in 2022, the Afghanistan division of the BMZ commissioned the review, which covered the period from 2008 to 2018. The main objective of the review was to provide background information and comparative evidence about various sectors of German development cooperation with Afghanistan, thereby aiming at improving the impact of BMZ development cooperation.
25.08.2020 | Pressemitteilung
Today, the first of a three-phased managerial training programme for staff members of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) ended. Forty employees, including men and women, participated in the month-long phase of the programme at MoMP. The Graduate Management Training (GMT-3) is a training programme implemented by Dunya University of Afghanistan (DUA) that aims at increasing efficiency and transparency among staff in the mining sector. The Afghan-German Cooperation’s project for strengthening good governance in the extractive sector in Afghanistan supported this training.
13.08.2020 | Pressemitteilung
Today, provincial officials of Samangan province and representatives of the Afghan-German Cooperation inaugurated a reconstructed 3.8-kilometre long road. The asphalt road connects Aybak city to Dara-e Zhowandon village and with the Mazar-e Sharif to Kabul Highway. More than 22,000 citizens will benefit from the improved infrastructure. Personnel from the provincial Roads Operation and Maintenance Department (ROMD, formerly Public Works Department) supervised the reconstruction works. The Afghan-German Cooperation’s Regional Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) financed the measure at a total cost of about AFN 94 million.
28.07.2020 | Pressemitteilung
Yesterday, Baghlan’s Provincial Governor and the Director of Lower Kunduz River Basin Agency (LKRBA) signed a contract for constructing a flood protection wall. The contract includes rehabilitating the Baladori Intake to safeguard Pul-e Khomri City and the Baladori Canal in the provincial capital. More than 30,000 residents will directly benefit from the project. The Afghan-German Cooperation’s Regional Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) will support the project’s technical implementation together with LKRBA and finance the project at a total cost of about AFN 67.7 million.