Friday, 23 October 2015

The priority areas defined in the strategic partnership agreement signed in January 2012 between Italy and Afghanistan

Priority Areas:
1) "Governance", at national and local levels, focusing on Herat and on Western region (Justice, budget support, local elections, civil service, local development through Provincial Budgeting); the expected results are the improvement of the country’s institutional capacity, particularly with regard to sub-national governance, in an inclusive and participatory way, the interaction between local and central governance bodies and the protection of human rights, especially of women, children and vulnerable groups. Areas of focus pertaining to the field of governance include gender equality and the safeguard of cultural heritage. In continuity of the international missions funding at the 2012 level, it is expected to invest in this area an average of 10 million per year in grants over the next three years.
President Harzai & Premier Monti
2) Rural development and agriculture, centered in the Western region (community development at village level, agriculture, micro-credit, education and vocational training through Afghan Ministries); the expected results are the empowerment of rural communities to achieve, through participatory and inclusive approach, particularly in favour of women, the improvement of their living conditions, particularly with regard to food security, production of income and access to basic services. In this context, Italian Cooperation will maintain a focus on health. In continuity of the international missions funding at the 2012 level, is expected to invest in this area an average of 12 million per year in grants over the next three years.
3) Transport infrastructure, through support to the Ministry of Public Works projects, particularly in the central region (Bamyan, Wardak, Logar) and in the western region (Shindand, Herat bypass), together with the support to an improved civil aviation sector in Herat The expected results are the improvement of the connectivity of the western region with the rest of the country and to the regional level – as foreseen by the Heart of Asia process. The Italian cooperation plans to invest in this area EUR 150 million, to be disbursed over the next five years, of which 95% on a soft-loan basis.

Additional focus areas, included in the partnership agreement, are health and gender, with the aim of improving the population’s access to basic health services and of improving, also through support to civil society organizations, the status of women in Afghanistan.

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