NABDP Conducts Regional Workshops on Effective Qualitative Data Collection Methodologies for Project Monitoring & Evaluation, and Reporting

29th November, 2014A core activity of NABDP is Capacity Development for government counterparts. However, this past week NABDP conducted the second in a series of workshops for NABDP regional and prov...

The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development Hands Over a Newly Completed Girl’s School and a Reinforced Concrete Bridge to Government O1fficials in Takhar Province

19 November 2014His Excellency, Mr. Abdul Latif Ebrahimi, Governor of Takhar province, and other government officials were presented two projects from the National Area Based Development Programme (NA...

High-level visitors from Tajikistan and Afghanistan study the best practices of “One Village – One Product” Initiative in Kyrgyzstan

1 November – Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. UNDP Tajikistan organizeda four-day study tour in Kyrgyzstan for high-level officials and donor representatives from Tajikistan and Afghanistan to learn from the expe...

20 Kilo Watt Micro Hydro Power (MHP Plant handed Over in Panjsher province

14 August 2014 His Excellency, Mr. Wais Ahmad Barmak - Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) handed over a 20 KW Micro Hydro Power (MHP) facility in Badqul village, Bazarak district ...

300 Metric Ton Cold Storage Handed Over in Qarabagh District, Kabul Province

13 August 2014 His Excellency, Mr. Wais Ahmad Barmak - Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) inaugurated a cold storage facility in Qarabagh district, Kabul province after successful...

Inauguration of 21 Meter bridge in Taghma Sang village, Salang District, Parwan Province

Date: 26-05-2014 On Monday, 26th May, 2014, His Excellency, Mr. Wais Ahmad Barmak – Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) – inaugurated a 21 meter long bridge NABDP project with supp...

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...

Press Releases

NABDP Conducts Regional Workshops on Effective Qualitative Data Collection Methodologies for Project Monitoring & Evaluation, and Reporting
29th November, 2014A core activity of NABDP is Capacity Development for government counterparts. However, this past week NABDP conducted the
The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development Hands Over a Newly Completed Girl’s School and a Reinforced Concrete Bridge to Government O1fficials in Takhar Province
19 November 2014His Excellency, Mr. Abdul Latif Ebrahimi, Governor of Takhar province, and other government officials were presented two projects
High-level visitors from Tajikistan and Afghanistan study the best practices of “One Village – One Product” Initiative in Kyrgyzstan
1 November – Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. UNDP Tajikistan organizeda four-day study tour in Kyrgyzstan for high-level officials and donor
20 Kilo Watt Micro Hydro Power (MHP Plant handed Over in Panjsher province
14 August 2014 His Excellency, Mr. Wais Ahmad Barmak - Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) handed over a 20 KW Micro Hydro

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

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Mohammad Shoaib Khaksari
Acting Programme Manager
NABDP