Asian Development Bank and Afghanistan: Fact Sheet

Publication | September 2021

ADB will continue to assist Afghanistan with COVID-19 pandemic recovery while focusing on agriculture, natural resources, rural development, energy, and transport along with capacity building, institutional development, and sector reform.

As one of Afghanistan’s largest on-budget partners in infrastructure development and regional cooperation, ADB provides in-depth experience in delivering projects for fragile and conflict-affected situations. The bank directs its financial assistance mainly to improvements in agriculture, natural resources, and rural development; energy; and transport.

ADB remains committed to tackling Afghanistan’s poverty rate and establishing stronger foundations for more inclusive and sustainable growth. It is formulating a new country partnership strategy for 2021–2025.

Updated yearly, this ADB Fact Sheet provides concise information on ADB's operations in the country and contact information.

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  • ADB administration and governance
  • ADB funds and products
  • Afghanistan

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