Promoting Cross-border Cooperation through effective management of Tajikistan's border with Afghanistan

What is the Project about?

The project aim is to improve security and economic status of Tajik-Afghan border adjacent communities.

Specific outcomes of the project include:

  1. Increased capacity of Border Security Agencies for legal flow of people and goods across the Tajik - Afghan border. This includes the following activities:

          · Capacity building for border management and counter narcotics policy formulation, implementation and monitoring (funded by UNDP);

          · Construction of Langar Border Crossing Point (funded by the Government of Japan);

          · Upgrade of Tem, Ruzvai, Ishkashim, Langar, Khumrogi and Shoghun Border Crossing Points (funded by the Government of Japan);

        2. Improved livelihoods of border adjacent communities, especially women to trade opportunities. Specific activities include:

Upgrade of cross-border Markets facilities at Tem, Ruzvai and Ishkashim (funded by the Government of Japan);



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