Archive for Afghanistan, July, 2010

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We’ve Got Competition!

Until recently we plugged ourselves as the only online database with detailed information about Afghan businesses, and to a certain extent that’s still correct, but we’ve ... More

Tips from the Experts: How to Make Afghan First Work

We know that local suppliers are eager to do business with international buyers, and that buyers increasingly want to do business with Afghan vendors (thanks Afghan First!). S... More

COIN Contracting Pt 2: Tactical Patience Matters

As promised, I’m going to focus on “pace of operations,” “operational necessity,” and local procurement for part two in this series. To wit: current demands on Afgh... More
An Afghan business owner during a Q&A session

The Afghan First Outreach Event – Not Your Typical Meet and Greet

We here at Peace Dividend Trust are ardent Afghan First supporters. Connecting buyers with Afghan suppliers and facilitating contracts between the two is our bread and butter.... More

An Unlikely Headline: Not Every Afghan Company is Corrupt

Corruption in Afghanistan is a hot topic these days. More specifically, corruption in the contracting process. It seems like every day as I scan the news I see headlines like ... More

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