The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation visits Afghan Female Entrepreneurs at the “Village Bazaar Exhibition” in Kabul

The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation visits Afghan Female Entrepreneurs at the “Village Bazaar Exhibition” in Kabul

On 30 March 2017, a delegation led by the Director of the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, Mr. Centola, visited the “Village Bazaar Exhibition”. The three-day event has been organized, in the historical context of the Bagh-e-Babur gardens in Kabul, by the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) through the Afghanistan Rural Enterprise Development Program (AREDP). The event exhibits, and promotes, female entrepreneurship in Afghanistan, with the aim of promoting their products, to create and strengthen business linkages between urban and rural entrepreneurs, at the national and international levels, and of increasing entrepreneurial skills for women empowerment. Female entrepreneurs of all ages, from Bamiyan, Herat, Kandahar, Parwan, Balk, Nangarhar, in a harmony and triumph of different cultures, colors, fragrances, flavors and textiles,  exhibited the best of the  craft and artistic  production of  Afghanistan, proudly telling their stories. AICS-Kabul works with MRRD and supports the Afghanistan Rural Enterprise Development Program also creating synergies between this program and the Italian Vocational Training Project NATEJA.

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