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Afghanistan Now is a public education initiative of the Afghan Engagement Project. Afghanistan Now presents a fresh view of Afghanistan, helping to advance the conversation from beyond the conflict. With compelling stories and evidence-based information and analysis, Afghanistan Now aims to help make a complex country and issues easier to understand.

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Explore Afghanistan through the lives, culture, and history that have made Afghanistan a crossroads of civilization and the vibrant country that it is today.
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Data Hub

Dive in to the facts and numbers on Afghanistan's government and society.
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FEATURED STORY

Importance of safeguarding institutions in the Afghan Peace Process

By Naveed Noormal
August 22, 2020
History has shown that the Taliban have no plans or alternatives to build or reform institutions. Therefore, it is important for this group to understand the realities of the new Afghanistan and to accept the existing foundations of Afghanistan, which are based on the values of lasting peace, freedom and democracy.
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NEWS & ANALYSIS

ADB approves $18.28m grant to enhance agricultural productivity in Afghanistan
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How Reviving Silk Making Helps Women in Afghanistan
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Four Lessons for Security Sector Reform in Afghanistan
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JOINT ACTION: AFGHANISTAN MUST NOT BE LEFT BEHIND AS IT BRACES FOR THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC
April 10, 2020
Over 70 organisation from around the world join call for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire
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