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10.12.2018 | Pressemitteilung
Kabul, 10th December 2018 – Today, three Afghan professors and lecturers from Kabul Polytechnic University, Kabul University, and Balkh University returned to Kabul. For two weeks, they participated in a training at the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) in Potsdam, Germany. They learned how to operate GFZ’s software SeisComp 3 for localising and analysing earthquakes. It is used to better understand tectonic activities in central Asia, including Afghanistan. The Afghan-German Cooperation’s Academic Mining Education in Afghanistan (AMEA) programme facilitated the activity.
05.12.2018 | Pressemitteilung
Argo District, Badakhshan, 4th December 2018 – Yesterday, the Afghan-German Cooperation handed over a rehabilitated irrigation canal to the Governor’s Office of Argo District, Badakhshan. The canal is located in the Sarai Dara area and benefits about 4,200 residents who now have access to sufficient irrigation for their agricultural land. In addition, a Local Water User Association (LWUA) that comprises about 600 private water users in the area was established to ensure the canal’s proper management and maintenance. A newly constructed office for the association provides an adequate working environment. The Afghan-German Cooperation’s Stabilisation Programme Northern Afghanistan (SPNA) financed the construction works at a total cost of more than AFN 23 million.
05.12.2018 | Pressemitteilung
Yesterday, the ground-breaking ceremony for constructing a 3-kilometers long asphalt road connecting Aybak and Dara-e Zhowandon village as well as an 800 meters long gravel road connection to Mazar-e Sharif - Kabul Highway took place in Aybak. Officials of Samangan’s Public Works Department (PWD) and the Afghan-German Cooperation attended the event. More than 22,000 citizens will benefit from the new transport infrastructure. The Afghan-German Cooperation funds the construction works at a total cost of about AFN 92 million.
04.12.2018 | Pressemitteilung
Taloqan, Takhar, 4th December 2018 – Yesterday, the Afghan-German Cooperation and the Taloqan River Basin Agency (TRBA) signed a contract over constructing a 1.5 kilometres long flood protection wall and rehabilitating an irrigation channel in Takhar. More than 20,000 residents of the villages Haji Rashid and Zargari will benefit. About 30 provincial officials attended the contract signing in Takhar’s provincial capital Taloqan. The Afghan-German Cooperation’s Regional Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) finances the project at a total cost of about AFN 122 million.
04.12.2018 | Pressemitteilung
Kabul, 4th December 2018 – Today, the two-day Learner Centred Methodology and Primary Education National Conference ended in Kabul. About 180 people participated, comprising high-ranking officials from the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Higher Education as well as academics and staff from selected universities, the Teacher Education Directorate (TED) and 49 Teacher Training Colleges (TTC). The Afghan-German Cooperation and the Swiss government supported the TED in conducting the event. More than 24,500 students at TTCs and at related branches on district level (sub-TTCs), including more than 14,000 women, shall benefit from improved training.
30.11.2018 | Pressemitteilung
This week, the Geneva Conference on Afghanistan took place in Switzerland. At the event, the international community showed solidarity with the Afghan people and government in their efforts for peace and prosperity. On that occasion, Germany provided additional funding of about AFN 5.4 billion to the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF) via KfW Development Bank. From its creation in 2002 until 2017, the fund administered by the World Bank has already benefitted about 11.5 million Afghans So far, the German government has contributed over AFN 62 billion to the fund, making Germany one of the largest bilateral donors.
16.11.2018 | Pressemitteilung
Today, 34 female students and four lecturers from Balkh University, Kabul Polytechnic University and Kabul University returned to Afghanistan. They participated in a one-week geology and mining excursion to Iran to earn on-site experience. The Research Institute of Geological Survey of Iran (GSI) planned and conducted the field trip. The Afghan-German Cooperation’s programme Academic Mining Education in Afghanistan (AMEA) facilitated the activity’s implementation.
16.11.2018 | Pressemitteilung
Today, a three-day awareness event on women’s rights in Islamic and statutory law for relevant stakeholders in the Afghan justice sector ended in Taloqan, Takhar. In total, 50 people including religious scholars, influential elders as well as members of Jirgas and Shuras participated. Takhar’s Department of Hajj and Religious Affairs (DoHRA) implemented the training. The Afghan-German Cooperation’s programme Promotion of the Rule of Law in Afghanistan (RoL) facilitated the event.
06.11.2018 | Pressemitteilung
This week, five lecturers of Kabul Polytechnic University (KPU) and Kabul University (KU) returned to Afghanistan. They participated in a two-week course on geochemistry at Technical University of Freiberg (TUBAF) in Germany. The activity is part of a trilateral cooperation agreement between Afghanistan, China and Germany. Cooperation aims at improving academic mining education in Afghanistan. The Afghan-German Cooperation financed and facilitated the training course.
23.10.2018 | Pressemitteilung
Kabul, 18th October 2018 – Today, the 18th Media Meeting took place in Kabul. Three experts and more than 50 journalists exchanged ideas and thoughts about the upcoming parliamentary elections and their importance for Afghanistan. Further, they discussed ways for media and civil society to contribute to a fair and transparent process. The Afghan-German Cooperation’s programme Monitoring, Evaluation and Communication (MEC) hosted the event.