Posts in Category: Afghanistan

Let Women Show You Who They Are, and Change Will Happen 

I recently had the opportunity to talk with Tarana Amini, the human resources manager for IESC’s Assistance in Building Afghanistan by Developing Enterprises Program in Kabul. We discussed how she started her career, what it’s like to work in Afghanistan as a woman, and how she sees the future of women’s equality in Afghanistan.

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Be Bold for Change 

02-Mar-2017 Categories: Afghanistan International Women's Day

We are committed to growing strong resilient economies that can withstand tumult and crises, be it disease, natural disaster, political instability, or armed conflict. To do that, you must have the participation of half of the world’s people.

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ABADE Organizes Expo to Increase Sales of Afghan Products 

28-Oct-2016 Categories: Afghanistan Press Releases

On October 18, ABADE hosted an exhibition in Mazar-e-Sharif aimed at increasing sales of Afghan products. 

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With New Skills Come New Attitudes 

12-Oct-2016 Categories: Afghanistan Our Impact

For civil servants at the Afghan Ministry of Agriculture in Kandahar, learning new skills was an eye-opening experience.

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Success is Extra Sweet When Afghan Company Nixes Candy Imports 

21-Sep-2016 Categories: Afghanistan Our Impact

At Mazatoo Food Production, sales have increased more than fivefold since the company received support from IESC's ABADE Program. 

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Recognizing Success at IESC 

08-Jun-2016 Categories: Afghanistan Egypt Our Impact Press Releases

This May, IESC presented its annual awards at two ceremonies in Washington, DC, and Kabul, Afghanistan. Two volunteers and three staff members were recognized.

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Solar Panels Power Rural Agriculture Offices  

06-May-2016 Categories: Afghanistan

For civil servants working in the local offices of the Afghan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, there are many challenges to their daily work. A stable electricity supply is one of the main obstacles that keeps them from providing good services to Afghan farmers and herders.

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Businesses in the ABADE Program Recognized in Mazar-e Sharif 

21-Apr-2016 Categories: Afghanistan Press Releases

On April 10, USAID recognized 35 ABADE investment partners in a ceremony in Mazar-e Sharif.

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From One Project to Another: Lending a Helping Hand to Advance Afghanistan’s Agribusinesses 

01-Apr-2016 Categories: Afghanistan Our Impact

To do development well, we must apply integrated and robust solutions and cultivate a culture of collaboration and learning.

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Saluting Unsung Champions, This International Women's Day and Beyond 

08-Mar-2016 Categories: Afghanistan International Women's Day

The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is #Pledge for Parity. At IESC, we know that no community, no society, no nation can truly prosper when half the population is cut out of the equation.

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