Japan Becomes First Country to Donate to Afghan Infrastructure Fund

Japan has deposited $20 million to the Afghanistan Infrastructure Trust Fund. It is the first donor country to contribute to the fund, which is managed by the Asian Development Bank.

ADB established the trust fund in December to pool all public and private contributions for efforts to develop Afghanistan’s infrastructure.

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    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.