Founded in mid 1928, ICOLD is an international non-governmental organization dedicated to sharing of professional information and knowledge of the design, construction, maintenance, and impact of large dams. Afghanistan’s energy and water ministry in a statement said that the Paris-based organization had announced that Afghanistan had met the criteria for the membership with its solid programs for building dams and water management. ICOLD totally has 100 members. The Afghan committee for the...
The day-long meeting was hosted by New Delhi under the Heart of Asia process aimed at helping insurgency-ridden Afghanistan get back on its feet economically.
It comes as the US is looking at ways to sharpen its Afghan military strategy, recognizing that the 16-year-old war has become an “eroding stalemate” as a Reuters report from Washington put it, citing unnamed... http://www.heartofasia.af/index.php/economy/item/4636-economic-development-key-to-stability-in-afghanistan-india
The opening of a cake and cookie factory is one of the women’s recent initiatives in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of Balkh. Twenty women running this factory hope their economic situation will improve. One of the shareholders, Marzia Ahmadi, told Pajhwok Afghan News she had devised the plan in collaboration with her other colleagues four months ago. She and 19 other women invested in the factory. “We faced some production ... https://ivotoniut.blogspot.com/2017/08/twenty-women-in-northern-balkh-p