It has been acknowledged that Counter Narcotics (CN) cannot be limited to the efforts of law enforcement bodies alone as there is a need for greater involvement of the public. Therefore, other segments of the society such as the community elders, religious scholars, academics, civil society, people's representatives, media and development agencies must come onboard.[Read More]
H.E Mohammad Asif Rahimi, Governor of Herat Province, accompanied by the provincial government officials, visited the land stabilization project supported by UNODC during his visit to Kohsan district on August 26 th 2015.
In a large gathering arranged by the District Governor, the community elders brought up the challenges affecting the people of Kohsan in the area of security, public health, education, roads, agriculture and irrigation.[Read More]
On 2nd August 2015 the UNODC Country Programme facilitated a multi-stakeholder event on launch of three Alternative Livelihood projects by the Ministry of Counter Narcotics (MCN). The event, chaired by the MCN Minister, H.E. Salamat Azimi, was attended by ministers and senior Government officials from Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL), Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD), Ministry of Women's Affairs (MoWA), Ministry of Commerce and Industries and Ministry of Interior, implementing partners- Aga Khan Foundation, DACAAR and Mercy Corps, donor representatives-Finland and Japan, and the civil society.[Read More]