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Wealth Creation No Longer Creates Jobs & Unemployment Sucks

Our world is plagued by youth unemployment. Just one more reason why the Marketplace project is so important in Afghanistan.... More
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Ski Afghanistan!

Chamonix, Aspen, Banff, Cortina . . . . . . . Bamyan?! That’s right, Bamyan, Afghanistan. Pack your kit and prepare for a ski outing unlike any other to what must be the wo... More
Quarterly SIGAR Report (January 2011)

We’re Back! With Highlights from SIGAR.

PDT’s Afghanistan team is back on the blog train, folks, and we've got a lot of posts coming your way this month. First, we'll save you the trouble of reading all 160+ pages... 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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Helmand’s Business Climate Brings Hope

New business and education opportunities in Helmand show that the province is steadily changing for the better.... More

Happy Women’s Day from Afghanistan

Today marks the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day -- which, incidentally, used to be called International Working Women’s Day -- with this year's theme being:... More

Buy Local – And From Different Suppliers

Last week I was finally able to get out of Kabul to see how the project operates in our field offices. I spent some time on KAF talking with buyers and users of our Business P... 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

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

Revolution Unending…

There is an indigenous movement brewing in Kabul. It's not the neo-Taliban or foreign fighters, nevertheless it is revolutionary. Unlike Tunisia or Cairo, its agents of change... More

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
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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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