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In Afghanistan, programmes of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) include large-scale rural development; health, education and civil society programmes; microfinance services; the rehabilitation of historic neighbourhoods in Kabul and Herat; a rapidly growing mobile phone network; and the renovation of a five-star hotel in Kabul.With the support of its donors and partners, more than US$700 million has been channelled through the AKDN for Afghanistan’s reconstruction.

Partnering with Governments

SPOTLIGHT ON CIVIL SOCIETY

Partnering with Governments

In Afghanistan, AKDN is a facilitating partner of the Government’s National Solidarity Programme (NSP). Under the NSP, AKDN assists villages in establishing village-based Community Development Councils, electing an accountable and transparent Council leadership, formulating village development plans, and prioritising village needs. More

 

News Archives

His Highness the Aga Khan Visits Afghanistan
21 December 2013 - The Aga Khan met with the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, as well as ministers and senior officials of the Government of Afghanistan.

Two abducted AKDN staff released in Afghanistan
23 August 2013 -

The Role of Culture in Development: The Aga Khan Speaks at UNESCO Conference in China
15 May 2013 - The Aga Khan today delivered the keynote address at a conference entitled "Culture: Key to Sustainable Development" organised by UNESCO and Government of China in Hangzhou, China.

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