BRD launched a program to initiate a community based approach to cultural heritage preservation and safeguarding in Afghanistan. BRD has organized one day sessions for community organization members in Ningahar provinces. The aim of the session was to raise awareness
BRD successfully established 35 irrigation associations (IAs) and facilitated the official registration of all the associations with the relevant authorities based on the water law. A certificates distribution ceremony has been held in Mazar, the capital of the Balkh provinces.The
Under BRD participatory irrigation management program, funded by the Afghanistan Ministry of Agriculture under the Asian Development Bank is currently taking place in Afghanistan’s Balkh and Ningarhar province. BRD has completed the establishment of 34 Irrigation Associations (AI) and trained 90
After successfully delivering the awareness raising campaign on participatory irrigation management program and the Afghanistan water law, and social mobilization of the farmers, the formation process of Irrigation Associations has been initiated in Mushtaq canal in Lawer Balkh Sub-Basin. The Irrigation
Under BRD’s social protection program 7 vulnerable youth received vocational training. Vocational training provides them with skills that secure the entry to the job market and enable them to earn sufficient income to support their families.The youth in Afghanistan experiences an
The Balkh and Ningarhar provinces have fertile agricultural land where local farmers manage their irrigation system, established decades ago. This systems suffer due to deferred maintenance and there is a need for improvement with the aim to make irrigation less labor
Our first newsletter of 2018 looks back on 2017’s accomplishments and looks forward on BRD’s 2018-2021 strategic plan. The newsletter also highlights mobilization for the September 15th, 2018 “Let’s Do It” International Cleanup Day campaign. Read more here.
The December issue of the BRD newsletter is out and covers BRD international engagement with the Council of States Parties, the United Nation’s Convention against Corruption policy-making body. You can also learn about one of our volunteers and BRD’s involvement
The November issues of the BRD Newsletter is out. In this issue, we explore Youth Empowerment Programme Updates, the UN International Day of the Girl, and BRD International Engagement. Read these articles and more in the November 2017 issue of
With the aim of providing vulnerable women with the skills and opportunities for earning income to support their families, BRD, under its Social Protection Program, supports newly returned, internally displaced, and vulnerable women by teaching kitchen gardening and animal husbandry.