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22.10.2014 | Press release
The engineers, who all work for local government institutions in Kunduz, learnt how to use the application and make their infrastructure planning and design more effective and efficient. The software for 2D and 3D computer-aided design and drafting is widely used by engineers, architects and other technical professionals in a range of industries. To meet the demands of a greater quantity and quality of infrastructure projects in Kunduz, engineers in various departments needed to improve their skills required for planning, tendering and managing civil infrastructure construction projects.
21.10.2014 | Press release
With a total of AFN 49 million in funding and with technical support from the German Government, the two buildings will improve working conditions for the departments and help make them more visible and accessible to the population.
16.10.2014 | Press release
The district’s Department of Education also inaugurated the Mir Mullah Wali Primary Girl’s School and Kandah Mixed School with 8 classrooms. In Taloqan, the Abdul Wadood Shahid Boy’s High School was inaugurated with 24 classrooms. The building projects were all proposed by the District Development Assembly (DDA) with confirmation from the DoPH and Department of Education and the Provincial Governor Office. The projects were also listed as priorities in the Provincial and District Development Plans (PDP & DDP). Funding came from the German Government through the Stabilization Program for Northern Afghanistan (SPNA), and the projects were executed by the Aga Khan Foundation.
12.10.2014 | Press release
With AFN 13 million in funding from Afghan-German Development Cooperation, the new facilities are part of a new capacity development initiative for women in Takhar province.
09.10.2014 | Press release
At a cost of AFN 224 million for construction, interior finish, equipment and furniture, the new space will be used for students, lecturers, professors and administrative staff.
02.10.2014 | Press release
The engineering experts from line departments learnt how to plan, maintain, manage and repair construction projects.
30.09.2014 | Press release
The new curriculum teaches prospective teachers the knowledge, skills, and attitudes they need to become peace-building role models in their schools and communities. IT was developed with funding and technical support from Afghan-German Cooperation and UNESCO.
30.09.2014 | Press release
The course aimed to raise awareness of how to protect children in society. CPAN identifies children at risk, helps them with problems, offers legal aid and works to prevent harassment, abuse and exploitation of children. For better progress to be done in this field, the network’s members need regular, in-depth training on the problems confronting children in need and how to solve these issues. Costing a total of AFN 417,000, the course was funded by the German Government through Afghan-German Cooperation.
16.09.2014 | Press release
With technical support from Afghan-German Cooperation for construction and , funding for the buildings totals AFN 40 million.
15.09.2014 | Press release
The various government offices involved in the training programme also received new equipment so civil servants can work more effectively for the population.