Joanna Buckley

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Sierra Leone

Diamonds Don't Run an Economy Forever

Having been based with PDT on the Afghanistan marketplace project for over a year, and a fully fledged supporter of the results based work PDT does, I was keen to head to Free... More

It’s hot, it’s dusty and it’s dangerous. It’s Helmand.

This week I’m in Helmand province on the Lashkar Gah Provincial Reconstruction Team compound with PDT Field Manager, Leigh Ryan. I’m here to begin the process of measuring... More
Matchmaking_1

We Don't Only Sell Handicrafts Afghan Women Tell Buyers

The media stereo type of Afghan business women is a common one. A women to be felt sorry for who is heartwarmingly trying to “stitch” her life together again through handi... More
Space

Spacecraft Found In Afghanistan

As the market researcher at peace dividend trust Afghanistan, I like to analyze the good and service categories PDT-A suppliers are working in so that our team can keep you up... More
NATO

Afghan Companies Brave Security Threats for Better Businesses Opportunities

For anyone who has dealt with meeting donors reporting requirements or has had to navigate countries individual contracting procedures, the complexity and required detail need... More
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Afghan First Gets the NATO Seal of Approval

“Afghan First” is a phrase regularly used by Peace Dividend Trust staff to explain the importance of keeping money designated for Afghanistan spent IN Afghanistan not ON A... More

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