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An ARTF supported project has helped boost fruit, plant, and vegetable production and improve nutrition in northern Afghanistan.

Zakia, a resident of Ulmarab village in Afghanistan, grows mushrooms and is the only self-employed woman in her village. Photo: Rumi Consultancy/ World Bank
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“Until recently, we didn't visit a doctor and had always used home remedies,” says Sharifa. Read more how the trend has changed.


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Oct 10, 2017

Country Update October 2017 - The World Bank Group in Afghanistan

Summarizes the World Bank Group’s ongoing operations aimed at development in various sectors and job creation in Afghanistan.

Sep 30, 2017

Afghanistan Program Snapshot

Economic recovery is slow as continued insecurity curtails private investment and consumer demand. Growth remains principally driven by ...


Afghanistan: Helping Support Growth and Stability

Afghanistan’s achievements in the last ten years have been impressive in many ways. The coming years will be critical to strengthening ...

May 21, 2017

Open Data on Afghanistan

The World Bank provides free and open access to a comprehensive set of data about development in countries around the globe, including ...

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