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Afghanistan and ADB

ADB assistance to Afghanistan is closely aligned with the country’s National Peace and Development Framework, self-reliance and reform agendas, and national priority programs.

Afghanistan: Opportunities

Procurement Plans

For ADB-financed projects, ADB's Procurement Guidelines and Guidelines for the Use of Consultants require borrowers to prepare and publish Procurement Plans once the financing of a project has been approved. The Procurement Plan captures all major goods, works and consulting services procurement that is either ongoing or expected to take place in the following 18 months.

Tenders

The latest procurement and consulting notices, as well as contracts awarded, can be found in the Projects & Tenders section.

International Staff Vacancies (Headquarters and Country Offices)

ADB recruits its International Staff from its member countries. ADB offers a competitive salary and benefits applicable to internationally recruited staff. Women are encouraged to apply.

National and Administrative Staff Vacancies

ADB recruits its National and Administrative Staff from interested applicants residing in the duty station country. ADB offers a competitive salary and benefits applicable to locally recruited staff.

Scholarship Program

The Asian Development Bank/Japan Scholarship Program offers about 150 postgraduate scholarships a year for studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions.

The general public is advised to be aware of recruitment scams using the name of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Read more.

Latest on Afghanistan

Eugene Zhukov Appointed ADB Director General for Central and West Asia

15 Jan 2021 | News Release

Eugene Zhukov Appointed ADB Director General for Central and West Asia

The Asian Development Bank has appointed Eugene Zhukov as Director General of its Central and West Asia Regional Department, effective immediately.

Strengthening Cross-Border Community Collaboration in the CAREC Region

29 Dec 2020 | Publication

Strengthening Cross-Border Community Collaboration in the CAREC Region

This report analyzes cross-border community collaboration among Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) member countries and identifies opportunities for inclusive and sustainable socioeconomic development in border regions.

Keeping Asia's Water Tower Alive: Strengthening Integrated Water Resources Management with River Basin Organizations

22 Dec 2020 | Publication

Keeping Asia's Water Tower Alive: Strengthening Integrated Water Resources Management with River Basin Organizations

This booklet assesses the performance of river-based organizations (RBOs) in Afghanistan, Bhutan, and Nepal, and makes recommendations to enhance their performance.

How Teachers Teach: Comparing Classroom Pedagogical Practices in the Asia and Pacific Region

15 Dec 2020 | Publication

How Teachers Teach: Comparing Classroom Pedagogical Practices in the Asia and Pacific Region

This brief analyzes qualitative evidence to give policy makers a clearer picture of teaching practices in Asia and the Pacific. It highlights the need to improve teaching to tackle the learning crisis, which the pandemic has made worse.