Afghanistan and ADB
In the Spotlight
The projects in the COBP correspond to the CPS’ strategic pillars: (i) expanded access to economic opportunities, markets, and services for women and men; (ii) stronger institutions and human capacities; and (iii) increased environmental sustainability, climate change resilience, and disaster resilience.
The Afghanistan Infrastructure Trust Fund is a cofinancing mechanism that provides an opportunity for bilateral, multilateral, and other contributors to partner with the Asian Development Bank to finance vital infrastructure in the country. If you are committed to the people of Afghanistan and their future, we are your partner of choice. Read more.
Judges and Prosecutors in Afghanistan Receive Expert Legal Training, Focused on Rights of Women, from ADB
ADB, in partnership with the Supreme Court of Afghanistan and the Attorney General’s Office, trained 140 judges and prosecutors on laws specific to gender sensitization, access to justice, and violence against women.
乐动体育注册ADB and the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development of Afghanistan inaugurated the distribution of 80 off-grid solar kits to rural households near Kabul without grid electricity.
Afghanistan was a founding member of ADB in 1966 and has since been supported by ADB over two periods.
Resuming its partnership with Afghanistan after a hiatus from 1980 to 2001, ADB—in collaboration with other development partners—supports the country’s development in the transport, energy, natural resources, and economic management sectors. Cumulative lending to Afghanistan total almost $1 billion, and committed grants total $3.6 billion. Read the fact sheet: ADB and Afghanistan
ADB assistance is fully on budget and aligned with the government’s strategies and its national priority programs, which are the agreed foundations of the partnership.
Afghanistan is a member of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program.
Projects in Afghanistan
- Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2021-2023 (Sub-Project 1)
- Improving Management of Involuntary Resettlement Impacts in Afghanistan
- Developing a Disaster Risk Transfer Facility in the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Region
- Infrastructure Project Implementation Support
- Strengthening Urban Investment Planning and Capacity for Project Preparation and Implementation in Central and West Asia