Strenghtening Afghanistan Institutions' capacity for the Assessment of Agriculture Production and Scenario Development


The Government Cooperative Programme (GCP) project is implemented within a partnership framework between the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock (MAIL), the Central Statistical Office (CSO) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

This 3 year EU-supported project extends the existing technical cooperationand regional support programmes between FAO, MAIL and CSO. The collaboration seeks to strengthen the coordination and support to effective agricultural planning and monitoring to support food security and to assess and respond to the impacts of climate change on the agricultural systems and livelihoods.

Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock (MAIL)

MAIL plays a significant role in the leadership of agricultural policy addressing water, irrigation and natural resources, production, market development and food security. The framework for the enhancement of agriculture is set out within the strategic priorities of the National Comprehensive Agriculture Development Priority Programme 2016-2020.

Mr. Lutfullah Rashed
Head of Public Relations and Communication
Contact: [email protected]
Aryana Square, Ansarywatt, Kabul
H.E. Assadullah Zamir, Minister for MAIL

Central Statistical Office (CSO)

Central Statistic Organization (CSO) is an independent Governmental administration for creating and analysing and ensuring harmonization and coordination of all statistical activities in the Nation. CSO is mandated to create an appropriate system of statistics and facilitate coordination among agencies in all statistical activities

Contact: [email protected]Images
Tel: 0202104338
Address: Aryana Square, Ansarywatt, Kabul

European Union (EU)

The European Union in Afghanistan
Pietro Ienna
Task Manager for Communication, Media and Visibility
Contact: [email protected]
Tel: +93 (0) 729 909 657

Mr. Maurizio CIAN Head of Cooperation