Camps for internally displaced people in western Afghanistan have witnessed a massive increase in refugees as Iran systematically ejects them. Terrible living conditions, along with diseases such as hepatitis, malaria and tuberculosis, lead the men and boys to illegally try their luck across the border or in Herat.
World Food Programme (WFP) Afghanistan has planned a systematic analysis of changes – positive or negative, intended or not – in people’s lives as brought about by the Food-For-Training (FFT) activities on livelihoods of participants and their communities. This report is the first comprehensive review of FFT in Afghanistan.
Statistics seem to indicate that people are giving up the dream of a peaceful homeland. The vast majority of refuges are young men, often well educated, and with the financial means to pay $20 000 or more to human smugglers. Nassim Majidi, PhD candidate and Director of Samuel Hall, has discovered the profound disillusionment amongst the Afghans who have returned home.
This report was commissioned to provide input to Mission East’s Afghanistan strategy revision. It provides recommendations for adjustments to ME’s country strategy and programming to make them more coherent and focused on Early Recovery, and it presents a critical review of the organisation’s current livelihood and WASH strategy.
This paper provides a desk review of the existing research on migration trends and issues in Afghanistan and constitutes a background material to the World Bank’s Poverty Assessment analysis.
Commissioned by People in Need (PIN), this study is an assessment of the districts of Zara and Kishindih and development of sustainable alternative income generation activities to bring the most benefit to the target beneficiaries. It also includes a practical implementation plan including set up of sector associations of beneficiaries and market access strategies.
To extend its reach and impact, the Khorog campus of the School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) will be delivering Training of Trainer programmes in vocational education/progressive technology implementation and administering scholarships to Afghan learners to take SPCE courses. This evaluation assesses the local economic situation and highlight crucial sectors.