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Media coverage for the GEW event in Afghanistan

Global Entrepreneurship Week commemorated for the 1st time in Afghanistan

PDT's Global Entrepreneurship Week Event in Afghanistan -- the first time ever in the country -- was a success. Read about how students learned about the challenges facing Afg... More
children often collect Kabul's street rubbish in the hope of finding items to sell or trade

Holding our Breath for Cleaner Air

The Taliban may receive greater notoriety; however, air pollution is Kabul’s biggest threat and killer. On any given day in Kabul, a pall of dust and smog coats the city and... More

War, Chaos, and CSR in Afghanistan

Everyone’s abuzz about corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. Newscorp chief Rupert Murdoch’s appearance before the British Parliament this morning to a... More
KGC helping pave the way to peace, through sport

A Shot Gun Start – As in Golf, not War

A weekend of golf and fun – in Kabul? As the invitation to participate in a charity golf tournament at the Kabul Golf Club (KGC) landed in my In Box, it certainly did catch ... More
PDT's team briefing the minister of Information Communication about PDT's activities

A New Step Towards Information Technology Venture

Technology is radically changing Afghanistan. That's one thing PDT learned as a participant in the Open Source Technology’s regional four-day conference. ... More
Young Afghan filmmakers show their talent during the first -ever Afghan Visions event

Through Afghan Eyes

Lights, Cameras, Action! Kabul threw security barriers and cultural differences aside as the city’s glitterati and literati gathered to experience a magical night of film du... More

The Light of a Secure Peace

Western resources to support Afghanistan in fulfilling its potential is limited. Fortunately, Afghan potential is not. Phil Colgan on what the future holds for "the graveyard ... More
PDT Afghanistan team in Istalif

Everyone Loves a Day out in the Countryside

Everywhere in the world, to a city-dweller, the promise of a day out in the countryside brings with it certain buoyancy, anticipation, and a feeling literally like a breath of... More
TAPI Gas pipeline.

Strengthening Afghan Economy through Gas channels

A recently proposed Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India (TAPI) gas pipeline project is expected to strengthen the economy of Afghanistan. The (TAPI) Gas pipeline pro... More

New Beginnings, New Stars

Decades of war, on-going civil strife, corruption, and poverty are what most people think of when considering life in Afghanistan. But there is a whole other side to life here... More
Afghan Mushrooms

Mushrooms In Afghanistan

In this blog I am writing a few words about an important and valuable vegetable which is growing naturally in Afghanistan, The mushroom. Afghan mushrooms are famous for their ... More
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Kabul New City – Real Estate’s “Next Big Thing”

A multi-phased “mega-project,” Kabul New City is the first of its kind of development in Afghanistan and its potential for job creation and investment is staggering.... More

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