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11.06.2020 | Pressemitteilung
Today, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) pledged AFN 5.77 billion (EUR 69.8 million) to Afghanistan. The funds are for immediate and direct response to challenges of the Afghan public sector and the private economy to help mitigate the social and economic consequences of COVID-19. These funds are provided as a part of up to AFN 20.7 billion (EUR 250 million) that Germany intends to make available in 2020 for further bilateral cooperation. The German State Secretary Mr Martin Jaeger of the BMZ informed the Afghan Acting Minister of Finance Mr Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal and Deputy Finance Minister Mr Abdul Habib Zadran about these commitments during a video conference call.
04.03.2020 | Pressemitteilung
Today, the four-day convention Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC), Trade Show & Investors Exchange 2020 ended in Toronto, Canada. To promote the Afghan extractive sector internationally, a delegation of five members from the Afghan Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP), including Acting Minister Enayatullah Momand, participated in the event. PDAC is an annual convention on mineral exploration in which over 1,000 exhibitors, 38,000 investors and 24,000 attendees from 130 countries participate. The Afghan-German Cooperation supported the delegation.
20.02.2020 | Pressemitteilung
Today, 20 female staff from different directorates of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) completed a three weeks long leadership training programme. The training took place in Kabul and aimed at enhancing the participants’ professional capacities to enable them to work in leadership or management positions. The MoMP’s Gender Unit initiated the training. The Afghan-German Cooperation’s programme to promote good governance in the Afghan extractive sector (MinGov) supported the event financially.
12.02.2020 | Pressemitteilung
Yesterday, the Afghan Ministry of Economy (MoEc) and the Afghan-German Cooperation’s programme Monitoring, Evaluation and Communication (MEC) signed a Cooperation Agreement for 2020. In attendance were representatives from the MoEc including Deputy Minister of Policy and Technical Affairs at the Ministry of Economy Mr Ismail Rahimi, the German Embassy and the Afghan-German Cooperation. Since 2015, joint efforts aim at strengthening the MoEc’s capacities for monitoring and evaluating Afghan national development projects. These capacities ensure that projects are efficient, effective, relevant, sustainable, and are beneficial to the Afghan citizens. The budget for cooperation amounts to a total of more than AFN 9.7 million.
10.02.2020 | Pressemitteilung
Yesterday, the Afghan-German Cooperation handed over a newly constructed flood protection wall to the Kokcha River Basin Agency in Feyzabad District, Badakhshan Province. The 1.8-kilometre-long wall protects around 3,200 residential houses and 31,500 jeribs (6,300 hectares) of land from floods, benefitting almost 50,000 citizens. The Afghan-German Cooperation’s Regional Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) financed the project via KfW Development Bank at a total cost of about AFN 132 million.
06.02.2020 | Pressemitteilung
Yesterday in Balkh, the Afghan-German Cooperation’s Promotion of the Rule of Law project supported an assessment workshop on unifying the practical education of lawyers. Around 40 representatives from different justice organisations participated, including the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), the Attorney General’s Office, the Afghanistan Independent Bar Association (AIBA) and the Supreme Court. The workshop’s purpose was to assess the possibility of unifying the practical education system across the country for future law practitioners by using just one legal stage course. The mandatory legal stage course is an advanced practical capacity- and skill-building programme within the legal education system. It gives graduates the credentials to be recognised as professional, skilled lawyers by justice organisations.
06.02.2020 | Pressemitteilung
Yesterday at the Ministry of Finance (MoF), the Afghanistan Urban Water Supply and Sewerage Cooperation (AUWSSC), the KfW German Development Bank and Dorsch International Consultants GmBH signed a contract for a concept study on sanitation in Kabul. In attendance were MoF Minister Mr Mohammad Humayon Qayoumi, AUWSSC Director General Mr Hamidullah Yelani, and KfW representatives Mr Sulaiman Salehi and Mr Richard Ellert as well as key stakeholders including the Mayor of Kabul, the Governor Mohammad Yaqub Haidari and representatives from the National Environment Protection Agency (NEPA). The Afghan-German Cooperation is providing AFN 144.3 million (EUR 1.7 million) in funding for the project and the Government of Afghanistan is contributing AFN 77 million (USD 1 million).
29.01.2020 | Pressemitteilung
Today, a four-week standard mining training ended in Kandahar province. Eleven mining inspectors from the four provincial mining departments of Zabul, Urozgan, Helmand and Kandahar attended the programme. The trainers, who are experts from the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP), had previously taken part in a Training of Trainers (ToT) programme, which was also funded by the Afghan-German Cooperation.
23.01.2020 | Pressemitteilung
Yesterday, Balkh’s Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) and representatives from the Afghan-German Cooperation kicked-off construction works to upgrade the power supply network in the eastern part of Mazar-e Sharif. More than 20,000 residents in the areas of Ali Chopan, Karte Wahadat, Baba Padshah and Islam Abad will benefit from a reliable power supply network. The Afghan-German Cooperation’s Regional Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) supported DABS in identifying the necessity for this project. RIDF is also funding the project implementation at a total cost of about AFN 160 million. The construction works are planned to take 17 months.