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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

 

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Aga Khan Urges Support for Civil Society at Afghanistan Conference
04 December 2014 - Aga Khan, speaking at the 2014 London Conference on Afghanistan, Urges Support for Civil Society at Afghanistan Conference

AKDN Statement at the London Conference on Afghanistan
04 December 2014 - Statement by His Highness the Aga Khan at the London Conference on Afghanistan

AKDN Statement at the "Heart of Asia" Ministerial Conference on Afghanistan in Beijing
31 October 2014 - Mrs. Nurjehan Mawani, Diplomatic Representative of His Highness the Aga Khan to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, delivered a statement on behalf of the Aga Khan Development Network at the "Heart of Asia" Ministerial Conference of the Istanbul Process on Afghanistan, in Beijing, on the 31st of October 2014.

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