"Gemeinschaften können ihre Entwicklung selbst in die Hand nehmen" – Michael Kocher, General Manager der Aga-Khan-Stiftung (AKF) — KfW Entwicklungsbank

Meldung vom 12.03.2018 / KfW Entwicklungsbank Michael Kocher, General Manager der Aga-Khan-Stiftung (AKF), erläutert den Entwicklungsansatz seiner Organisation Michael Kocher, General Manager der Aga-Khan-Stiftung (AKF): “Wir werden uns weiterhin auf die ärmsten und am stärksten benachteiligten Bevölkerungsgruppen konzentrieren.” Herr Kocher, die Aga-Khan-Stiftung (AKF) ist seit mehr als fünfzig Jahren in der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit tätig. Was sehen…

The First MicroFinance Bank (FMFB-A) opens branch for women only, first in country

Kabul, Afghanistan, 26 July 2017 – The First MicroFinance Bank, Afghanistan (FMFB-A), a leading commercial and microfinance bank, announced the opening of the country’s first women-only branch in Kabul today. This initiative will allow Afghan women to manage their finances in a safe and facilitating environment thus overcoming social and cultural hurdles to their economic…

EU funds project to build a bridge at Tajikistan-Afghanistan border

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
Source: Times of Central Asia The project will be implemented by Aga Khan Foundation and PATRIP Foundation. DUSHANBE — A High-Level EU mission has paid an official visit to Tajikistan. The mission consisted of Mr. Stefano Manservisi, Director-General of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation, and Mr. Peter Burian, EU…

New Book on Heritage of the Mughal World: The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme by Philip Jodidio (Editor)

some images inside this book This beautifully illustrated book explores the historic cities, buildings, and gardens that flourished during the Mughals’ three-century rule, highlighting valuable conservation and restoration projects in Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan. From 1526-1857, the Mughal Empire presided over an extended period of peace, prosperity, and unprecedented artistic achievement in the Indian subcontinent….

Kabul’s oasis of peace — Duniya News TV on historic Bagh-e Babur gardens

The 11-hectare gardens have emerged as an attractive venue for plays and Western-Eastern concerts. KABUL (AFP) – Kabul s historic Bagh-e Babur gardens are one of the few remaining vestiges of serenity in a city awash with snipers, checkpoints and post-traumatic stress. Laid out in the 16th century by the Mughal emperor Babur and restored…

German donors team visits Chitral to examine different projects — Daily Patriot com | Read all coverage on latest development at border areas

CHITRAL: Aga Khan Rural Support Programme is proposing to support the communities in close to borders areas of Chitral such as Yarkhun-Broghil valley, Garam Chashma, Kalash and Arandu valley. Under PATRIP (Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan Regional Integrated program) these areas have tremendous potential for promoting cross border trades and cultural exchange. Broghil and Kalash festival are…

Afghanistan: A step forward for civil society — By Maiwand Rahyab on BAAG Org UK

Director of new initiative AICS explains some of the challenges faced by Afghan civil society A strong, credible and proactive civil society in Afghanistan is critical for the country to continue its journey toward becoming a just, democratic and prosperous nation. To date, civil society’s contribution to the development of Afghanistan is unquestionable. Afghanistan’s key…

University of Central Asia Celebrates Afghan Graduates of Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis — Khaama com

The first group of 15 Afghan civil servants completed the Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis (CPPA) course offered through a partnership between University of Central Asia (UCA) and the Ministry of Finance of Afghanistan. (…) CPPA is offered within IPPA’s Research and Public Policy Initiative (RPPI), supported by the International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada…