Helping to build resilient communities

W h a t   i s   t h e   A A C R S

The Australia Afghanistan Community Resilience Scheme (AACRS) is the Australian Government’s rural development program in Afghanistan with a budget of up to $40 million over seven years. AACRS commenced in May 2014 and is currently undergoing an extension phase through to December 2020.

Women’s economic empowerment

Mainstreaming disability inclusion

Village infrastructure rehabilitation (including small-scale irrigation systems)

Agricultural & vocational training

Off-farm income generating activities

Establishing links to markets and value-chain development

PARTNERS

Actionaid

ActionAid International is a global federation committed to find sustainable solutions to end poverty and injustice. With more than 45 national members and country programs worldwide…

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Aga Khan Foundation

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is a group of international development agencies and institutions which implement programs in rural development, education,health, culture…

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Oxfam

Oxfam is a rights-based organization operating in over 90 countries globally whose Mission is “To achieve a just world without poverty.” Oxfam International is a platform bringing together…

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World Vision

World Vision Australia and World Vision Afghanistan are part of the global World Vision Partnership, an independent relief, development and advocacy organization operating in…

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SCHEME COORDINATOR

Afghanistan Center for Excellence

The Afghanistan Center for Excellence (ACE) is an Afghan-owned professional services company offering reintegration and resettlement, monitoring and evaluation (M&E), private sector development, and human resource (HR) outsourcing services across Afghanistan. To date, ACE has supported close to 2,000 Afghan returnees to reintegrate in the country, assisted over 17,000 job seekers to find suitable employment opportunities, and provided strategic advisory to over 47 domestic and international entities on private sector development in Afghanistan.

AFG Govt. Partners