USAID's Investments for Economic Development in Afghanistan - Dollars to Results

Results of USAID's Economic Development spending

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Economic growth and expansion of economic opportunities are a necessary condition for developing a resilient Afghanistan in the long-term. Economic growth will help stabilize Afghanistan and improve national security for the U.S. and other countries.

USAID's Economic Growth program in Afghanistan aims to:

  • Build necessary infrastructure;
  • Build a strong agricultural sector;
  • Promote trade and investment;
  • Promote private sector competitiveness;
  • Promote economic opportunity;
  • Build a strong macroeconomic growth foundation; and
  • Promote a strong financial sector.
Afghan women packaging local produce for resale.

The owner of this Kabul factory receives advice and training on marketing and exports that will help him increase opportunities for Afghan men and women.

Mustafa Nawrooz

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