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From 2003 to 2016, the National Solidarity Program provided block grants for over 3,000 development projects in Kandahar Province.

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Thousands of Kabul city residents are enjoying a better quality of life as a result of upgrades in infrastructure.


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May 24, 2016

Country Update April 2016 - 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.

Aug 29, 2012

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 Afghanistan.

Aug 15, 2017

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 Afghan institutions’ ability to deliver basic services nationally and consolidate and ...

Oct 16, 2015

Afghanistan Country Program Snapshot

The political and security transition has affected Afghanistan’s economy much more deeply than anticipated. Economic growth slowed significantly in 2014-2015 as a result of continued political uncertainty and an increase ...

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