NABDP Condemns Killing of Kohsk-e-Kohna DDA Head

2 April 2014 The DDA Chairperson of of Koshk-e-Kohna district, Herat province Mr. Arbab Faramorz Jamshidi on Tuesday 25/03/2014 at 2 PM while he was travelling to Herat city was kidnapped and on Monda...

NABDP’s MHP Provides a Change in Attitude, Modernization and More Sustainable Income for Villagers

Yakhchoya village, Shuhada district, Badakhshan provinceBefore construction of the local micro hydro power (MHP) plant project in 2013 people had limited access to electricity in the village of Yakhch...

NABDP Hosts 2014 First Quarter Project Board Meeting

Date: 04 February 2014 The National Area-Based Development Programme (NABDP) hosted its 2014 First Quarter Project Board Meeting at the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) in Kabul...

Projects Inaugurated and Handed-over in Karukh and Enjil Districts of Herat Province

22 January 2014 His Excellency, Mr. Wais Ahmad Barmak, Minister of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD), Provincial Governor, Provincial Council Chairman, PRRD Director, Members...

Bridge in Panjshir Province Helps 380 Families Access Vital Facilities

02 January 2014 His Excellency, Mr. Wais Ahmad Barmak – Minister of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development – has handed over a 40 meter bridge in the village of Ghuzo in Khinj district, ...

Vital Local Governance Policy and Terms of Reference Approved by Afghan Government

18 January 2014 The Cabinet meeting that approved the new Policy for Improving Governance and Development in District and Villages was chaired by His Excellency President Hamid Karzai on 30 December 2...

40 Meters Bridge handed over in Ghuzo Village, Khinj District, Panjsher Province

02 January 2014 His Excellency, Mr. Wais Ahmad Barmak, the Minister of Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development handed over a 40 meter bridge in Ghuzo village of Khinj district in Panjsher pro...

Press Releases

NABDP Condemns Killing of Kohsk-e-Kohna DDA Head
2 April 2014 The DDA Chairperson of of Koshk-e-Kohna district, Herat province Mr. Arbab Faramorz Jamshidi on Tuesday 25/03/2014 at 2 PM while he
NABDP Hosts 2014 First Quarter Project Board Meeting
Date: 04 February 2014 The National Area-Based Development Programme (NABDP) hosted its 2014 First Quarter Project Board Meeting at the Ministry
Projects Inaugurated and Handed-over in Karukh and Enjil Districts of Herat Province
22 January 2014 His Excellency, Mr. Wais Ahmad Barmak, Minister of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD), Provincial
Bridge in Panjshir Province Helps 380 Families Access Vital Facilities
02 January 2014 His Excellency, Mr. Wais Ahmad Barmak – Minister of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development – has handed over a

Success Stories

NABDP’s MHP Provides a Change in Attitude, Modernization and More Sustainable Income for Villagers
Yakhchoya village, Shuhada district, Badakhshan provinceBefore construction of the local micro hydro power (MHP) plant project in 2013 people had
“A Mother’s Word” Appreciating NABDP Carpet Weaving Project in Herat
Mrs. Zamarod is one of the participants of carpet weaving project who lost her oldest son in a suicide attack two years ago in Guzara district,
Building Peace through Community Involvement
In Afghanistan, a UNDP programme helps communities come together in peace to develop and prosper.  In a remote, rugged province in eastern
NABDP’s Carpet Weaving Provides Second Chances
“The Taliban arrested my husband and jailed him for five years; I ended up losing my husband in the war,” says Pari Guls, a single mother of

Recent Events

Vital Local Governance Policy and Terms of Reference Approved by Afghan Government
18 January 2014 The Cabinet meeting that approved the new Policy for Improving Governance and Development in District and Villages was chaired by
MRRD Condemns Killing of Provincial Director in Kunduz
Date: 2013-11-25The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development strongly condemns the abduction and subsequent killing of Eng. Shafiq Ahmad
    NABDP Hosts Third Quarter Project Board Meeting for 2013
Date: 2013-11-25On 17 November 2013, the National Area-Based Development Programme (NABDP) held its Third Quarter Project Board Meeting for 2013
NABDP Hosts Second Quarter Project Board Meeting for 2013
On 19 June 2013, the National Area-Based Development Programme (NABDP) held its Second Quarter Project Board meeting for 2013 at the Ministry

Programme Manager Message


"People at the district level are practicing grass roots democracy in their day to day lives through their democratically elected District Development Assemblies. Identifying, implementation and monitoring of Development projects through these institutions have resulted in the creation of a sense of ownership, sustainability of result and great efficiencies."

Abdul Raheem Daud "Rahimi"
Programme Manager
NABDP