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Newsletter
Zia Abdul Raouf [editor]Apr 01, 2014

The contents of this newsletter focus on World Bank Group support, ongoing operations, the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust, project results, and IFC Advisroy Services Projects. The ongoing operations mentioned ...

Working Paper
Feb 28, 2014

After rapid growth in 2012, economic activity slackened considerably in 2013, with heightened uncertainty leading to a sharp slowdown in the non-agriculture sectors. Real gross domestic product (GDP) growth is...

Annual Report
Nov 24, 2013

The beginning of second year saw a continuation of year one activities including the third party monitoring (TPM) of the education quality improvement program (EQUIP), the national emergency rural access program ...

Working Paper
Khan Faruk, Joya OmarOct 01, 2013

Uncertainty surrounding the political and security transition in Afghanistan has led to a slowdown in economic growth in 2013, following strong growth in 2012. After a decade of strong fiscal performance, revenue ...

Newsletter
Zia Abdul Raouf [editor]Oct 01, 2013

The contents of this newsletter focus on World Bank Group support, ongoing operations, IFC investment and advisory services projects, and the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF). The ongoing operations ...

POST-CONFLICT
Herat, Afghanistan

In this time of transition, there are high hopes and great opportunities for Afghanistan. Economic growth and jobs are key to the country’s long-term security. Read More »

BLOGS

Apr 4, 2014: This Week in #SouthAsiaDev

Liana Pistell

Apr 03, 2014

What if you and I were born on the same day?

Luis Andres

Apr 02, 2014

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Mar 28, 2014: This Week in #SouthAsiaDev

Liana Pistell

Mar 27, 2014

Community-Driven Development

Using a randomized field experiment in 250 villages across Afghanistan, this paper compares outcomes of secret-ballot referenda with those of consultation meetings. Read More »