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16.09.2014 | Press release
With technical support from Afghan-German Cooperation for construction and , funding for the buildings totals AFN 40 million.
15.09.2014 | Press release
The various government offices involved in the training programme also received new equipment so civil servants can work more effectively for the population.
14.09.2014 | Press release
The ministry's General Directorate of Policy & Result-Based Monitoring produced the final report with financial, technical and personnel support from Germany over the past year.
11.09.2014 | Press release
At a cost of AFN 2.31 million for equipment and furniture, the new space will be used by the department for training community police officers, meetings and for administrative purposes.
06.09.2014 | Press release
The engineering experts from line departments learnt how to plan, maintain, manage and repair construction projects. The farming experts can now help farmers increase income from agriculture with state-of-the-art methods of cultivation and plant management.
30.08.2014 | Press release
Over the past week, the teachers from five different TVET subjects learnt how to draw up practical exams for students, together with a proper grading system. Working closely with TVET experts from Germany, the teachers are now in a better position to test and assess both their students’ practical and theoretical work. The examination system they will now use was developed with the help of the Afghan-German Cooperation programme for supporting Afghanistan’s TVET schools.
30.08.2014 | Press release
The training taught them various techniques they can pass on to the population for greater yields, less wastage of resources and more income. Funded by the German Government, the training cost AFN 1.25 million.
28.08.2014 | Press release
In the course, the engineers learnt how to write accurate tenders for infrastructure projects requested by the Afghan government or the international community. The main purpose was to help the line departments understand the tendering process for small and medium-sized projects. The knowledge they gained will help the government engineers write detailed bills of quantity, listing all of the information contractors need to meet the required standards of construction.
27.08.2014 | Press release
With AFN 27 million in funding from Afghan-German Cooperation, the new facility will be able to treat up to 150 patients from 96 villages. Currently, citizens have to travel long distances to receive adequate healthcare.
24.08.2014 | Press release
At a two-day conference organized in Kabul by Afghan-German Cooperation and the Swiss Development Cooperation on behalf of the Teacher Education Directorate of the Ministry of Education 150 government officials and civil society members discussed ways to improve gender balance in Afghanistan’s teaching workforce.