Can You Hear Me Now? Apparently there are some telecommunications difficulties emerging within Afghanistan. Some citizens have been complaining of poor service. Read more in "Kabulis Criticize Telecommunication Services", Tolo News, July 26, 2015.
India to Donate 1,000 Buses. The Afghan national state-run bus service will receive a donation of a large quantity of buses. Read more in "India to Donate 1,000 Buses as Kabul Public Transport Falters", Tolo News, July 27, 2015.
Basil Now a Big Crop in Helmand. Pajhwok Afghan News reports that farmers in southern Helmand province are having good yields in cultivating Basil (July 27, 2015).
Fragile States and Poor Development. The Asia Foundation provides us their view on how fragile states retard growth and sustainable development in "Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations: Why They Matter, How Aid Can Help", July 29, 2015.
Northern Afghanistan - Work and Income. GIZ (Germany) provides a description its Sustainable Economic Development and Employment Promotion (SEDEP) project.