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01.04.2014 | Press release
The ceremony marks the start of a three-component project for strengthening the ability of the Provincial Council to fulfil its administrative duties and responsibilities for the citizens of Balkh.
20.03.2014 | Press release
In Badakhshan province, agriculture is one of the main economic factors that can lead to elimination of poverty.
12.03.2014 | Press release
Introduced by Federal Minister Dr. Gerd Müller at the start of a multi-day international conference on Wednesday, the new strategy is a realignment of development cooperation with Afghanistan for the period after the withdrawal of the ISAF mission.
08.03.2014 | Press release
Flood barrier offers protection to lives and property on both banks of Taloqan River as well as irrigation for approximately 600 hectares of land through Mullah Gafoor Intake.
06.03.2014 | Press release
Today, His Excellency Asif Nang, Deputy Minister of Technical and Vocational Education of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and Mr. Martin Schuldes, Development Director of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), officially declared a new Agricultural High School open in Kunduz.
04.03.2014 | Press release
The memorandum outlines a plan to produce identity cards and other documents according to international security standards. The printing facility will be built at a state-owned site in Jangalak and is expected to start manufacturing in late 2016.
04.03.2014 | Press release
250 participants joined the conference to form working groups and discuss potential for developing Afghanistan’s formal system of job training and education.
26.02.2014 | Press release
Today, the German Government officially handed over three renewable power schemes in Takhar province to Afghanistan’s Ministry of Energy and Water.
13.02.2014 | Press release
Between 11 – 13 February around 40 staff from the Ministry of Energy and Water gathered for a workshop in Kabul to promote decentralization of the ministry’s re-newable energy structure with the aim of improving sustainable energy services for the Afghan population.
13.02.2014 | Press release
Project engineers learnt how to plan, implement, manage and monitor construction projects on district and provincial level.