World Bank Ups Support for Rural Road Improvement in Afghanistan

The World Bank has given another USD40 million to a project that aims to boost access to basic services and facilities in Afghanistan’s rural areas. Since its launch in 2002, the Afghanistan National Emergency Rural Access Project has rehabilitated 10,370 kilometers of rural roads that connect 8,726 villages in 358 districts across 34 Afghan provinces.

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    Eliza Villarino

    Eliza Villarino currently manages one of today’s leading publications on humanitarian aid, global health and international development, the weekly GDB. At Devex, she has helped grow a global newsroom, with talented journalists from major development hubs such as Washington, D.C, London and Brussels. She regularly writes about innovations in global development.