Asian Development Bank and Afghanistan: Fact Sheet

Publication | April 2024

ADB placed its regular assistance to Afghanistan on hold effective 15 August 2021 and has been supporting the Afghan people through a special financing arrangement with the United Nations since 2022.

Afghanistan is classified by ADB as a country in a fragile and conflict-affected situation marked by conflict, political instability, and weak governance and institutional capacity. ADB continues to consult with shareholders and stakeholders to provide effective support for basic human needs and livelihoods development while continuing to monitor the country's situation.

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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