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په افغانستان کې سیمه ییزه حکومتولي اوله برخه: اوسنی وضعیت

دغه پروګرام چې د جرمني او افغان همکارانو لخوا پیل شوی، ډېر په وخت کار دی، ځکه چې زموږ په هېواد کې د حکومتولۍ د تګلارو په اړه بحث ته زمینه برابروي. څېړونکي او تګلاره جوړوونکي د حکومتولۍ په برخه

The rules of the game: Towards a theory of networks of access

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The post-Taliban state-building process began earnestly and with great optimism at the Bonn conference in 2001. At Bonn, the international community brought together a carefully selected group of Afghan stakeholders and created a new vision for the country’s future, premised

Briefing Note on Fieldwork in Kandahar Province, December 2015 – January 2016: Opium Poppy and Rural Livelihoods

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This briefing note provides initial observations from fieldwork conducted between 14 December 2015 and 8 January 2016 in ten field sites within Arghandab, Panjwai, and Zharai Districts of Kandahar Province. In 2014/15, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs

The Afghan National Army After ISAF

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The paper says that the withdrawal of ISAF mentors from the ANA affected the overall logistical capabilities, planning, procurement, equipment maintenance and the administration, which resulted in lesser mobility of the ANA forces, compared to that of the insurgents.

The Afghan National Army After ISAF

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The paper says that the withdrawal of ISAF mentors from the ANA affected the overall logistical capabilities, planning, procurement, equipment maintenance and the administration, which resulted in lesser mobility of the ANA forces, compared to that of the insurgents.

The Politicisation of Afghanistan’s High Schools

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Political activism in Afghanistan’s high schools is not new. Already during the 1960s and 1970s, the country’s new political parties identified schools and universities as ideal recruitment grounds. The New Leftist and Islamist parties had significant numbers of teachers among

EYES WIDE SHUT: Counter-Narcotics in Transition

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It is now clear that the production and trade of opiates will have a significant influence on not only the economic, political and security landscape, but even the physical terrain of post-Transition Afghanistan. Levels of opium poppy cultivation are already

Land Governance at the Crossroads: A Review of Afghanistan’s Proposed New Land Management Law

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Afghanistan’s longstanding Land Management Law, last revised in 2008, is again under review. More than 100 amendments had been formally proposed by mid-2012. So far the proposed changes are mainly editorial and do not reform problematic fundamentals of the law.

Fixing Afghanistan’s Electoral System: Arguments and Options for Reform

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Following Afghanistan’s deeply flawed parliamentary election in 2010, calls for electoral reform among both national and international actors have been steadily gaining momentum. One major focus of criticism has been the country’s use of the single non-transferable vote (SNTV) system,

Beyond the Market: Can the AREDP transform Afghanistan’s rural nonfarm economy?

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The recently-launched Afghanistan Rural Enterprise Development Program (AREDP) was set up as a mechanism to promote rural employment and reduce poverty through market-led growth. However, the limitations of both agriculture and opportunities away from the farm as a path to