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Afghanistan – International Development Projects

The list below is divided into two categories. The first category contains projects that take place entirely in the selected country. The second category contains multi-country projects that take place partly in this country. Regional projects that cannot be attributed to specific countries are found in the "multiple country" lists by region (see A-Z Country Index).

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Afghanistan

(projects undertaken in this country only)

Emergency Water, Hygiene and Nutrition Services in Afghanistan - Action Against Hunger 2014

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-04-17 — 2015-03-31

Description: March 2014 - Decades of conflict and recurrent natural disasters have left Afghans highly vulnerable and in particular need of health services, safe drinking water, shelter and food security, with 1.5...

Afghanistan Crisis - Addressing Immediate Household and Shelter Needs - CARE 2014

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-28 — 2014-12-31

Description: March 2014 - Decades of conflict and recurrent natural disasters have left Afghans highly vulnerable and in particular need of health services, safe drinking water, shelter and food security, with 1.5...

Emergency Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Afghanistan - World Vision 2014

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-28 — 2014-12-31

Description: March 2014 - Decades of conflict and recurrent natural disasters have left Afghans highly vulnerable and in particular need of health services, safe drinking water, shelter and food security, with 1.5...

Support to Afghanistan's Polio Eradication Initiative Program

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-26 — 2016-12-31

Description: This program aims to ensure more Afghan children are protected from polio by increasing national polio vaccination coverage. Afghanistan is one of three countries where polio remains endemic and exper...

Afghanistan School Feeding Program

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-21 — 2015-03-31

Description: This Program aims to improve enrolment, attendance and retention rates, especially for girls, in 1,040 selected primary and secondary schools, and to improve the nutritional status of school-children ...

Emergency Preparedness and Response for Disaster-Affected Communities - CARE 2013

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2013-03-26 — 2014-08-31

Description: March 2013 - Afghanistan is highly prone to natural disaster such as earthquakes, landslides, avalanches, drought, floods, and harsh winters. 250,000 Afghans are affected by these natural disasters ev...

Family Health Houses

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2013-03-26 — 2016-06-30

Description: The goal of this project is to improve the health services available to women in the province of Daikundi. The project establishes 49 family health houses in the province. Each house has a delivery ro...

Nutrition Surveillance System in Afghanistan

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2013-03-18 — 2016-03-31

Description: The project will create a national Nutrition Surveillance System that will help the Government of Afghanistan to more effectively in its interventions take into account the very different realities of...

Strengthening Emergency Response Capacity of the Afghan Red Crescent Society

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2013-02-26 — 2017-03-31

Description: In an average year, Afghanistan experiences eight significant natural disasters affecting, on average, 590,000 people in total. In addition, small, localized natural hazards are estimated to affect al...

Maternal and Under-5 Nutrition and Child Health

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2013-02-22 — 2016-03-30

Description: This project aims to meet the basic health needs of women and children under five years of age in the Herat and Ghor provinces by addressing malnutrition. The project, which is aligned with the nutrit...

Improving Nutrition for Mothers, Newborns, and Children

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2013-02-18 — 2016-03-30

Description: The goal of this project is to reduce malnutrition by addressing the basic nutritional needs of women and children in Bamyan, Daikundi, Faryab, Kandahar, Jawzjan, and Sari Pul provinces. The project...

Program Support Unit - Afghanistan - 2013-2014

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2013-01-31 — 2014-03-31

Description: The Program Support Unit (PSU) provides essential services to support the planning and delivery of Canada's development assistance to Afghanistan. These services include logistical and administrative ...

Community-Based Girls' Education - Monitoring

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2012-12-28 — 2016-12-30

Description: This project represents funds set aside for monitoring and evaluation. For administrative reasons, sometimes the funds identified for this purpose are included in the main project budget and sometimes...

Community-Based Girls' Education Project

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2012-12-28 — 2016-12-30

Description: This project will be implemented in coordination with the Government of Afghanistan. The project will provide education opportunities to 120,000 students (80% girls) by establishing 4,000 community-ba...

BEACON: Increasing Access to Quality Basic Education

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2012-03-19 — 2014-12-31

Description: This project aims to increase access to quality learning opportunities and promote secure and supportive learning environments for girls and boys. Project activities include: (1) establishing communit...

Improving Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in Afghanistan

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2012-02-03 — 2015-12-15

Description: This project focuses on a number of urgent public health problems in Afghanistan and contributes to addressing the underlying and immediate causes of maternal and child death. The objective is to impr...

Afghanistan - Knowledge Fund 2011-2013

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2011-06-20 — 2013-03-28

Description: This project acts as a mechanism to support and strengthen knowledge and analysis of relevant development issues, key program priorities, and development needs and strategies in coordination and colla...

Water Resource Management Expertise at Kandahar University

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2011-05-05 — 2013-08-15

Description: This initiative aims to support the Arghandab Irrigation System Rehabilitation project by helping to increase the breadth of stakeholder expertise in water resource management within the Faculty of En...

Teacher Certification and Accreditation of Teacher Education Programs

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2011-03-11 — 2016-06-30

Description: This project aims to increase the quality of education in Afghanistan by improving the national standards for teaching and for teacher-training institutions. The purpose of the project is to help esta...

Support to the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission 2011-2014

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2011-03-01 — 2014-09-30

Description: This project contributes to making Afghan public institutions more effective and accountable by assisting the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) in implementing its 2010-2013 Stra...

Rural Enterprise Development in Kandahar

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2010-03-23 — 2011-12-30

Description: The goal of this project is to generate sustainable employment and increased income for people living in rural areas of the province of Kandahar. It aims to stimulate economic growth by assisting smal...

Afghanistan Challenge - Build a School

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2009-10-26 — 2014-02-28

Description: The goal of this project is to increase access to education for girls and boys in Jalalabad by building and furnishing a 20-classroom school. The school includes a boundary wall and appropriate water ...

Accountability and Transparency

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2009-10-01 — 2012-03-30

Description: The goal of the Accountability and Transparency (ACT) project is to assist the Government of Afghanistan in its efforts to manage public institutions and deliver services in an accountable and transpa...

Enhancing Licit Livelihoods Opportunities in Northern Afghanistan

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2009-07-17 — 2014-06-30

Description: The purpose of this project is to improve the socio-economic status of more than one million people in the provinces of Badakhshan and Takhar by increasing licit livelihoods opportunities and promotin...

Through the Garden Gate - Integrating Women into Markets - Afghanistan Challenge Component

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2009-03-25 — 2013-02-28

Description: This project provides additional microfinance opportunities for smallholder women farmers participating in the Through the Garden Gate project, as well as for other entrepreneurs. It aims to increase ...

Basic Education and Gender Equality in Kandahar

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2009-03-12 — 2013-05-31

Description: This project aims to reduce the barriers that prevent girls from going to school and create learning opportunities for women. It provides accelerated classes to help out-of-school children, primarily ...

Integrated Alternative Livelihoods Program in Kandahar - Phase II (UNDP)

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2008-12-30 — 2012-09-30

Description: The Integrated Alternative Livelihoods Program in Kandahar (IALP-K) seeks to demonstrate to rural Kandahari farmers that there are viable and sustainable alternatives to the illegal cultivation of pop...

Arghandab Irrigation System Rehabilitation

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2008-12-08 — 2014-12-31

Description: This project supports the first phase of the rehabilitation of the Arghandab irrigation system in Kandahar Province. Kandahar Province has been experiencing serious shortages of water for more than a ...

Afghan Women's Community Support

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2008-11-26 — 2013-03-28

Description: This project aims to improve the well-being of vulnerable women and their families in the cities of Kabul and Jalalabad. It seeks to increase the livelihood opportunities available to women and empowe...

Capacity Building and Access to Medicines

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2008-11-17 — 2014-06-30

Description: This project helps the Government of Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) to provide Afghans with the priority medicines and medical supplies they need, with specific emphasis on women and c...

Enhancing Licit Livelihoods Opportunities in Northern Afghanistan

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2008-08-25 — 2012-03-30

Description: The purpose of this project is to improve the socio-economic status of more than one million people in the provinces of Badakhshan and Takhar by increasing licit livelihoods opportunities and promotin...

Girls' Education Support Program

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2008-05-15 — 2013-09-30

Description: This project supports the enhancement of girls’ education in the provinces of Bamyan, Baghlan, and Badakhshan by increasing access to quality learning opportunities and promoting secure and supportive...

Tuberculosis Control Program

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2008-03-06 — 2014-03-31

Description: This project supports Afghanistan's National Tuberculosis Control Program (NTCP). The NTCP focuses on improving the abilities of Afghan Ministry of Public Health staff to provide services to treat tub...

Quality Primary Education in Southern Afghanistan

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2008-02-28 — 2013-07-31

Description: The purpose of this project is to improve access to quality basic education for children in Southern Afghanistan, particularly for children outside the formal education system. The project establish...

Governance and Development Support Program

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2007-11-09 — 2012-12-31

Description: The goal of this project is to help the local governments in Kandahar City and the town of Spin Boldak to improve their ability to deliver services to their citizens. It is helping the Kandahar City g...

Education Quality Improvement Project

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2007-08-24 — 2014-03-31

Description: This project represents CIDA's contribution to the World Bank’s Education Quality Improvement Program (EQUIP) in Afghanistan. EQUIP is helping to improve the quality of education, improve access to sc...

Responsive Fund for the Advancement of Women

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2007-08-21 — 2012-08-30

Description: This fund aims to promote greater and equal participation of Afghan women and girls in all aspects of life. It helps to reduce discrimination against women and girls, to increase women’s knowledge and...

Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund - Recurrent Costs

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2007-06-13 — 2020-06-30

Description: The Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF) was established in 2002 to respond to the need for a dependable and predictable mechanism to support the Government of Afghanistan’s budget. The ARTF i...

Rights in Practice - Women's Rights and Family Law Reform

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2007-06-01 — 2012-01-31

Description: The project’s three main objectives are to support Afghan civil society in advocating for the progressive reform of family law and the implementation and use of a new national marriage contract, to pr...

Polio Eradication 2012-2014 - UNICEF

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2012-02-29 — 2014-03-31

Description: This grant to UNICEF supports the polio immunization activities of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative in Afghanistan. Through the Polio Eradication project, more than seven million children acros...

Polio Eradication 2012-2014 - World Health Organization (WHO)

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2011-12-07 — 2014-03-31

Description: This grant to the World Health Organization (WHO) supports the polio immunization activities of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative in Afghanistan. Through the Polio Eradication project, more than...

Kandahar Sustainable Skills Program

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2011-03-07 — 2013-02-28

Description: This project aims to improve access to employment in the Kandahar area by providing professional skills training for approximately 800 adults, most of them women. Courses in business management, infor...

Strengthening Health Activities for the Rural Poor

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2011-03-03 — 2014-03-31

Description: This project represents CIDA’s contribution to the World Bank’s Strengthening Health Activities for the Rural Poor project (SHARP). SHARP is helping to improve basic health services for people who liv...

Basic Education and Gender Equality in Kandahar

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2010-05-07 — 2013-04-30

Description: This project helps the Ministry of Education to improve the quality of teaching and learning in the province of Kandahar. It provides training in pedagogy, language enrichment, and psychosocial suppor...

National Area-Based Development Program (NABDP) - Phase III

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2010-02-09 — 2011-03-11

Description: The National Area-Based Development Program (NABDP) focuses on reducing poverty and improving livelihoods in rural Afghanistan. It is a joint initiative of Afghanistan’s Ministry of Rural Rehabilitati...

Skills for Employment (Kandahar Technical School)

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2009-12-04 — 2013-03-31

Description: The purpose of this project is to help Kandahar youth develop market-relevant job skills in order to increase their employment opportunities. It aims to increase the capacity of the Kandahar Technical...

Peace Dividend Marketplace - Afghanistan

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2008-04-10 — 2012-08-07

Description: The objective of this project, previously known as the Afghanistan Marketplace Project, is to increase the amount of goods and services procured within Afghanistan by international organizations, in o...

Program Support Unit - Afghanistan - 2007-2012

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2007-03-30 — 2012-12-31

Description: The Program Support Unit (PSU) provides essential services to support the planning and delivery of Canada's development assistance to Afghanistan. Such services include logistical and administrative s...

Vocational Training for Afghan Women

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2007-02-08 — 2012-05-23

Description: This project aims to enable Afghan women without a source of income, such as widows and refugees, to become more self-sufficient. It helps these women acquire new skills that allow them to find employ...

Through the Garden Gate - Integrating Women into Markets

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2006-12-29 — 2013-03-28

Description: This project aims to increase the family income of rural women in Parwan province and enable them to contribute economically to their community. It helps the women establish horticulture operations in...

Girls' Primary Education

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2006-12-22 — 2013-01-31

Description: The project's goals are to: (i) establish 4,000 community-based schools in 20 provinces, including Kandahar province, to provide basic primary education to approximately 120,000 schoolchildren, 80 per...

Afghanistan Emergency Response Fund - Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2013-10-01 — 2014-03-31

Description: September 2013 - Afghanistan is highly prone to natural disasters such as earthquakes, landslides, avalanches, drought, floods, and harsh winters. About 250,000 Afghans are affected by these natural d...

Afghanistan Emergency Food Assistance - World Food Programme 2013

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2013-03-28 — 2014-03-31

Description: The goal of this project is to help ensure that people affected by disaster have enough food to eat. In an average year, Afghanistan experiences at least eight significant natural disasters, such as d...

Afghanistan Emergency Food Assistance - World Food Programme 2013

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2013-03-26 — 2013-12-31

Description: December 2012 - Humanitarian conditions in Afghanistan have steadily deteriorated over the last several years due to recurrent natural disasters and ongoing conflict. Civilians continue to be affected...

Emergency Drought Response for Afghanistan - CARE Canada

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2012-03-12 — 2013-09-30

Description: Afghanistan faces an ongoing humanitarian crisis with multiple sources of vulnerability, including recurrent natural disasters and environmental shocks, ongoing-armed conflict, and protracted displace...

Emergency Drought Response for Afghanistan - Oxfam Canada

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2012-03-07 — 2013-01-31

Description: Afghanistan faces an ongoing humanitarian crisis with multiple sources of vulnerability, including recurrent natural disasters and environmental shocks, ongoing-armed conflict, and protracted displace...

Emergency Food Assistance in Afghanistan - World Food Programme

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2011-12-15 — 2012-09-01

Description: December 15, 2011 - Afghanistan is experiencing one of its worst droughts in a decade. The most recent rainfall season (November 2010 to April 2011) was extremely poor, especially between November 201...

Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock Change Management - Monitoring

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2011-08-24 — 2013-03-19

Description: This project represents funds set aside for monitoring and evaluation of the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock Change Management project. For administrative reasons, sometimes the fund...

Afghanistan - IFRC and Afghan Red Crescent Society Global Appeal 2011

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2011-03-30 — 2011-12-30

Description: The overall objective of the 2011 Global Appeal is to provide needs-based services to the most vulnerable communities in the country through the delivery of four programs: (1) disaster management; (2)...

Afghanistan - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Global Appeal 2011

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2011-03-29 — 2012-03-29

Description: This project supports the humanitarian operations of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Afghanistan. UNHCR is mandated to provide international protection to refugees and to seek durable...

Afghanistan - International Committee of the Red Cross Emergency Appeal 2011

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2011-03-28 — 2012-03-30

Description: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) provides immediate humanitarian assistance to people affected by conflict in Afghanistan. Its current operation focuses on: (i) improving hospital c...

Supporting Village Agriculture in Kunduz Province

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2011-03-24 — 2013-08-31

Description: The objective of this project is to allow four communities located in the Kunduz province to become self-reliant in seed production and in meeting their crop planting and household consumption needs e...

Afghanistan Emergency Preparedness and Response

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2011-03-22 — 2012-07-31

Description: The project aims to reduce the impact of natural and man-made disasters on poor and vulnerable households in 15 provinces. Households affected by natural disasters and active conflict receive essentia...

Polio Eradication 2011 - World Health Organization (WHO)

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2011-03-11 — 2011-03-15

Description: This grant to the World Health Organization (WHO) supports the polio immunization activities of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative in Afghanistan. Through the Polio Eradication project, more than...

Polio Eradication 2011 - UNICEF

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2011-03-09 — 2012-10-01

Description: This grant to UNICEF supports the polio immunization activities of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative in Afghanistan. Through the Polio Eradication project, more than seven million children acros...

Support to the Examination of Governance

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2011-02-03 — 2011-03-16

Description: The Government of Afghanistan has requested the support of Canada and the United Kingdom in an examination of governance and operations of major Afghanistan banks. Through the conduct of an audit, thi...

Support to the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission - Monitoring II

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2011-01-25 — 2011-02-09

Description: This project represents funds set aside for monitoring and evaluation of the project Support to the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission 2007-2011, which has been completed. For administrat...

Women as Decision Makers - Monitoring

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-12-21 — 2011-03-25

Description: This project represents funds set aside for monitoring and evaluation of the Women as Decision Makers project. For administrative reasons, sometimes the funds identified for this purpose are included ...

Strengthening Natural Disaster Management Capacity in Kandahar

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-08-25 — 2011-03-31

Description: The goal of this project is to build the capacity of communities, government, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Kandahar Province to prepare for, mitigate, and respond to natural disasters....

Women's Political Participation at the National Level

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-07-22 — 2011-06-30

Description: This project aims to enhance the capacity of Afghan women candidates to compete in the 2010 parliamentary elections and enable elected women officials to better fulfil their mandates. The project has ...

Women's Political Participation at the National Level - Monitoring

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-07-22 — 2012-05-03

Description: This project represents funds set aside for monitoring and evaluation of the Women's Political Participation at the National Level project. For administrative reasons, sometimes the funds identified f...

Enhancing Agricultural Expertise at Kandahar University

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-07-20 — 2011-03-29

Description: This project aims to improve crop yields and farmers’ income in Kandahar province by expanding Kandahar University’s capacity to support agriculture in the province. The project involves establishing ...

Integrated Alternative Livelihoods Program in Kandahar - Phase II (CADG)

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-06-25 — 2012-03-13

Description: The Integrated Alternative Livelihoods Program in Kandahar (IALP-K) sought to demonstrate to rural Kandahari farmers that there are viable and sustainable alternatives to the illegal cultivation of po...

Kandahar Village Stabilization

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-05-19 — 2010-10-21

Description: This project aimed to increase villagers' trust in local government and traditional authorities in the Dand district of Kandahar province by improving the delivery of basic services and enhancing econ...

Mine Action in Support of Arghandab Irrigation Rehabilitation Project (Dahla)

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-03-22 — 2011-03-27

Description: The purpose of this project is to clear mines and other explosive remnants of war from land along the Arghandab River that is part of the Dahla Dam irrigation system and land near Tarnak Farms. By cle...

Protracted Relief and Rehabilitation Operation - World Food Programme 2010-2013

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-03-17 — 2011-01-10

Description: The Protracted Relief and Rehabilitation Operation (PRRO) enables the World Food Programme (WFP) to respond to a variety of emergencies in Afghanistan. This project represents CIDA’s contribution to t...

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Afghanistan Health Services

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-03-10 — 2011-03-30

Description: This project aims to improve access to essential emergency preventive and curative health care for the most vulnerable people by: expanding humanitarian space and access to conflict affect areas throu...

Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock Change Management

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-03-05 — 2012-01-24

Description: This project focuses on supporting the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) in achieving its vision of restoring Afghanistan’s licit agricultural economy. More specifically, the pr...

Education for All - Fast Track Initiative (EFA-FTI)

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-03-01 — 2010-08-02

Description: In support of Afghanistan's Education Development Board (EDB), Canada, Denmark, and the United States have agreed to provide funds for a research consultancy assignment to assess the Ministry of Educa...

Education in Emergencies - Minimum Standards

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2009-11-25 — 2010-11-25

Description: The goal of this project is to improve access to quality education for school children affected by conflict or disaster in south-eastern, central, and northern Afghanistan. It supports the implementat...

Kandahar Teacher Training College Rehabilitation

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2009-08-03 — 2011-08-02

Description: This project aims to improve the quality of education for girls and boys in Kandahar by increasing the number of qualified teachers available. The project consists of upgrading and expanding the facil...

Emergency Micronutrients Initiative

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2009-07-31 — 2010-11-09

Description: The goal of this project was to reduce the high rates of illness and death in 11 of the most vulnerable provinces in Afghanistan, particularly among women and young children. The project offered the f...

Women as Decision Makers

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2009-07-15 — 2011-03-25

Description: This project supported women’s participation as candidates and voters in the 2009 provincial council elections and the 2010 parliamentary elections in Afghanistan. The project focused on recruiting an...

Horticulture Export Development - Phase II

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2009-03-25 — 2010-06-17

Description: This project aims to improve the processing and marketing of raisins and pomegranates for farmers in Kandahar Province. It improves the product quality and increases the production of green raisins by...

Enhancing Legal and Electoral Capacity for Tomorrow (UNDP-ELECT)

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2009-03-18 — 2010-06-29

Description: The purpose of the United Nations Development Programme’s Enhancing Legal and Electoral Capacity for Tomorrow project (UNDP-ELECT) is to support the 2009 presidential and provincial council elections ...

Polio Eradication Signature Project - WHO

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-12-12 — 2011-03-17

Description: This grant to the World Health Organization (WHO) supports the polio immunization activities of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative in Afghanistan. Through the Polio Eradication Signature Project,...

Polio Eradication Signature Project - UNICEF

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-12-05 — 2011-03-15

Description: This grant to UNICEF supports the polio immunization activities of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative in Afghanistan. Through the Polio Eradication Signature Project, more than seven million chil...

ELECT - Voter Registration

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-11-04 — 2010-06-10

Description: This project helped Afghanistan’s Independent Elections Commission (IEC) to conduct voter registration in preparation for the 2009 presidential and provincial council elections and the 2010 parliament...

Support to Mine Action Program for Afghanistan (2008-2012)

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-10-23 — 2014-03-31

Description: This project represents CIDA’s support to the Mine Action Program for Afghanistan (MAPA) for 2008 to 2013. MAPA is managed by the United Nations Mine Action Service. It supports the Government of Afgh...

Afghanistan - Knowledge Fund 2008-2011

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-10-17 — 2011-03-31

Description: This project acts as a mechanism to support and strengthen knowledge and analysis of relevant development issues, key program priorities, and development needs and strategies in coordination and colla...

Kabul Widows Humanitarian Assistance (2008-2010)

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-09-30 — 2010-09-01

Description: CARE Canada’s Kabul Widows Humanitarian Assistance project has been responding to the immediate needs of the most vulnerable widows in Kabul since 1997. This phase of the project (2008-2010) focuses o...

Microfinance Investment Support Facility for Afghanistan

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-08-29 — 2012-03-30

Description: The Microfinance Investment Support Facility for Afghanistan (MISFA) is a national microcredit and microfinance program that provides small loans to low-income earners to start new businesses. The Gov...

Afghanistan Technical Assistance Program

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-06-17 — 2012-10-31

Description: This program makes it possible for Canada to respond promptly and effectively to requests from the Government of Afghanistan for technical support and advice. The goal of the program is to strengthen ...

Afghanistan Technical Assistance Program - Monitoring

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-06-17 — 2012-03-28

Description: This project represents funds set aside for monitoring and evaluation of the Afghanistan Technical Assistance Program. For administrative reasons, sometimes the funds identified for this purpose are i...

Regenerating the Murad Khane District of Kabul

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-04-11 — 2011-03-30

Description: This project supports the economic, social, and cultural regeneration of the historic district of Murad Khane in Kabul. The aim is to raise the community’s standard of living, enhance its economy, and...

Increasing Access to Maternal and Child Health

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-02-11 — 2009-03-10

Description: The goal of this project is to reduce maternal and child mortality in southern Afghanistan. It aims to ensure better health services for mothers and their children in areas where health services are i...

Vocational Training for Afghan Women - Afghan Challenge Amendment

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-01-24 — 2012-05-22

Description: The objective of the Afghanistan Challenge component of the Vocational Training for Afghan Women project is to scale up project activities already taking place. This component broadens the impact of t...

Support to the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission - Monitoring I

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2007-11-28 — 2009-03-31

Description: This project represents funds set aside for monitoring and evaluation of the project Support to the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission 2007-2011, which has been completed. For administrat...

Accelerated District Reconstruction Program in Kandahar Province

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2007-10-01 — 2012-07-06

Description: The Accelerated District Reconstruction Program responds to locally identified needs in areas such as basic road infrastructure, irrigation, water supply, sanitation, and social services. It is intend...

Kandahar Local Initiatives Program

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2007-05-30 — 2011-12-30

Description: The Kandahar Local Initiatives Program (KLIP) supports small-scale, locally-directed projects in Kandahar province that contribute to increased access to core services, economic growth, humanitarian a...

Afghanistan Sub-national Governance Program

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2007-03-30 — 2011-02-28

Description: This project focuses on improving the quality of public service provided to citizens by supporting the Government of Afghanistan’s efforts to strengthen governing institutions at the sub-national (i.e...

Food Aid in Afghanistan - WFP 2007

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2007-03-14 — 2008-12-31

Description: Afghanistan faces numerous challenges after years of conflict. Poverty, food insecurity and micronutrient deficiencies in the population remain widespread. According to recent estimates, 3.5 million A...

Maternal Waiting Home in Kandahar Province

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2007-02-23 — 2010-06-30

Description: This project helped to reduce maternal mortality in Afghanistan. It represents CIDA's contribution to the construction of a residential obstetric care facility (maternal waiting home) in Kandahar prov...

Integrated Alternative Livelihoods Program in Kandahar Province - Monitoring

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2006-12-01 — 2012-03-13

Description: This project represents funds set aside for monitoring and evaluation of the Integrated Alternative Livelihoods Program in Kandahar Province. For administrative reasons, sometimes the funds identified...



Afghanistan and other countries

(projects undertaken in this country and other countries)

Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health - 2014 Partners’ Forum

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-31 — 2014-12-31

Description: This project contributes to the planning and logistics of the 2014 Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) Partners’ Forum, which is taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa, from...

Support to the Global Plan to Stop Tuberculosis 2016-2020

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-31 — 2015-12-31

Description: This project contributes to global efforts to eradicate tuberculosis by supporting the Stop Tuberculosis Partnership of the World Health Organization (WHO). It aims to develop and produce the Global P...

Emergency Country-Specific Funding - ICRC Appeals 2014

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-28 — 2014-12-31

Description: The International Committee of the Red Cross's (ICRC) primary mission is to help protect the lives and dignity of people affected by war and internal violence. The ICRC provides these affected people ...

Emergency Food Assistance in Asia - World Food Programme 2014

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-28 — 2014-12-31

Description: March 2014 - The World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations’ frontline agency in the fight against hunger. It responds to emergencies, saves lives by getting food to the hungry quickly, and work...

Support to Country-Specific Emergency Humanitarian Appeals - UNICEF 2014

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-27 — 2014-12-31

Description: This project supports UNICEF’s efforts during humanitarian emergencies, including providing: commodities to treat severe acute malnutrition; safe drinking water, sanitation facilities and hygiene prog...

Support for the 2014 International AIDS Conference

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-19 — 2015-03-31

Description: This project supports the 2014 International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014), the largest and most prominent conference for those working in the field of HIV, including researchers, policy-makers, people ...

Support to three World Bank Annual World Development Reports (2015-2017)

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-17 — 2017-12-31

Description: This project aims to help improve development policies and programs by supporting three World Development Reports. The World Development Report is the World Bank's annual flagship publication. Each ye...

Investing in Leadership and Learning for Development Effectiveness

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2013-12-05 — 2019-02-28

Description: This project aims to improve the ability of emerging leaders in developing countries to implement innovative solutions to development challenges, influence public policy and take on key decision-makin...

Country Case Studies in Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2013-06-21 — 2014-05-31

Description: This project seeks to improve the health of mothers, newborns, and children by helping to develop better programs and policies relating to health and nutrition. The project supports in-depth case stud...

Asian Development Bank - Tenth Replenishment of the Asian Development Fund

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2013-05-24 — 2017-06-30

Description: This contribution represents Canada's institutional support to the tenth replenishment of the Asian Development Fund, of the Asian Development Bank. Established in 1973, the Asian Development Fund pro...

Measles and Rubella Prevention

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2013-03-27 — 2014-12-30

Description: This initiative aims to increase survival and well-being of children aged 9 months to 5 years in six countries at high risk of measles outbreaks. The project seeks to increase the number of children c...

Partnership for Advancing Human Development in Africa and Asia

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2012-06-08 — 2017-12-31

Description: The project aims to improve human development outcomes in Africa and Asia through four components: (i) strengthening health systems in Central Asia to ensure that people have access to quality health ...

Supporting the Delivery of the Muskoka Promise

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2012-01-27 — 2015-02-01

Description: This project aims to help reduce illness and death among mothers and children by improving the delivery of comprehensive and integrated sexual and reproductive health services to poor, marginalized an...

Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Program

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2011-12-13 — 2015-02-28

Description: The goal of this project is to improve women’s and children’s health by strengthening the use, quality, and availability of health services for women, newborns, and children and addressing social fact...

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2011-12-01 — 2015-03-31

Description: The project aims to establish and develop eight Water Expertise and Training (WET) Centers in Afghanistan, Haiti, Ethiopia, Zambia, Cameroon, Nepal, Cambodia and Laos that will provide leadership, tra...

Asian Development Bank – Fifth General Capital Increase

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2010-04-01 — 2015-03-31

Description: This contribution represents Canada’s institutional support to the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The ADB is a multilateral development financial institution based in Manila, Philippines, whose mandate...

Global Food Response Program (GFRP)

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2010-02-24 — 2013-03-28

Description: This project supports the Global Food Crisis Response Program (GFRP), a World Bank crisis facility designed to assist countries in responding to the food crisis. It aims to minimize the threat posed b...

Purchase for Progress - Afghanistan and Ghana - World Food Programme 2010

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2010-01-01 — 2015-12-31

Description: This grant provides support to the World Food Programme (WFP) to run Purchase for Progress (P4P) pilots in both Ghana and Afghanistan. P4P is an initiative that uses the WFP's food procurement activit...

UN Commission on Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2011-01-21 — 2011-12-30

Description: This grant represents CIDA's support to the United Nations Commission on Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health. The Commission uses these funds, along with funding from othe...

International Fund for Agricultural Development - 8th Replenishment

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2009-04-01 — 2012-03-30

Description: This grant represents Canada’s institutional support to the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). IFAD uses these funds, along with other donors' funding, to achieve its mandate. I...

Canadian International Immunization Initiative (CIII) - Phase II (WHO)

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2009-03-18 — 2013-03-28

Description: This grant is part of CIDA's continued support to the Canadian International Immunization Initiative (CIII). The goal of the CIII is to increase and intensify immunization services for children at ris...

United Nations University - Institute for Water, Environment and Health - Institutional Support 2010

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2007-03-27 — 2010-04-28

Description: This grant represents Canada's institutional support to the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH). UNU-INWEH uses these funds, along with other donors fundi...

Advance Nutrition-Sensitive Programming and Policy

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2013-03-27 — 2013-09-30

Description: The goal of this project is to help address the underlying causes of under-nutrition by identifying best practices and successful strategies for improving nutrition through development programming in ...

Support to UNICEF Child Survival Forum

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2012-05-25 — 2013-03-31

Description: This project enables the participation of representatives from eligible developing and transitional countries at the Child Survival Forum in Washington D.C., United States, from June 14 to 15, 2012. C...

Fanoos Safe Light: Teacher Training in Afghanistan

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2011-04-21 — 2013-08-30

Description: This project, implemented by Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan in partnership with the Afghan Women’s Resource Centre, aims to upgrade the teaching skills of in-service high school teachers in L...

Support to the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2011-03-11 — 2012-03-31

Description: This program supports the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH)'s work on tracking progress and commitments towards Millenium Development Goals 4 and 5, and developing a core pack...

Support to the XVIII International AIDS Conference

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-07-29 — 2011-03-31

Description: The project allows the International AIDS Society to support scientific and plenary sessions at the XVIII International AIDS Conference on topics related to maternal and child health in the context of...

Improving Governance

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-05-25 — 2013-08-31

Description: The program aims to improve good governance in countries of intervention by strengthening the capacity of partners and beneficiaries to better participate in their country's growth, thereby increasing...

UNAIDS Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) on Education

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-03-23 — 2010-12-31

Description: The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) on Education was created in 2002 to support accelerated and improved education sector responses to HIV and AIDS. ...

Asian Development Bank – Ninth Replenishment of the Asian Development Fund

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2009-04-01 — 2013-06-30

Description: This contribution represents Canada’s institutional support to the ninth replenishment of the Asian Development Fund (ADF), of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Established in 1973, the Asian Developm...

Support for Child Health Days/Weeks - Vitamin A

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-03-20 — 2010-12-31

Description: This project aims to reduce child death rates and strengthen health systems through support for the implementation of child health days and weeks. Child health days and weeks involve community-based d...

Asia - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Appeal 2008

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2008-03-04 — 2008-12-31

Description: In Asia, there are almost 8.8 million persons of concern to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), including 2.9 million refugees and some 900,000 internally displaced persons. The...

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Building Leadership, Knowledge and Capacity for Sustainable Global Impact

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2007-12-17 — 2013-12-31

Description: This project aims to build leadership, knowledge and capacity in the development sector so that citizens are engaged in driving the development of their communities and nations. The project focuses on...

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Development and Peace - Program 2006 - 2011

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2006-11-01 — 2011-06-15

Description: The program aims to undertake activities needed to achieve long-term self-sufficiency for vulnerable populations through sustainable, community-based development initiatives. It strives to build more ...

Private Enterprise Partnership - Middle East and North Africa

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2006-02-20 — 2008-05-16

Description: In collaboration with other donors, CIDA has contributed to this project, which aims to stimulate private sector growth in the Middle East and North Africa region, including Afghanistan and Pakistan. ...