Archive for Afghanistan, May, 2010

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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

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
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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

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

Fifty Women Entrepreneurs Trained, But Then What?

Like any good headquarters staff, I also wanted to get out of the office and see the PDM-A project at work. Attending the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women graduation ceremony provid... More
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Sneak Preview! The New Afghanistan Building Markets

It’s finally come! After years of clicking our way through the Building Markets site to get to the search function, wading through the never-ending UN Standard Products and ... More

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

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