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Afghanistan: Overseas Aid

Volume 458: debated on Thursday 29 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development pursuant to the answer of 6 March 2007, Official Report, columns 1835-6W, on Afghanistan: overseas aid, how much funding each organisation listed in Annexe A and Annexe B received from his Department for the reconstruction and development of Afghanistan in each of the last three financial years. (127865)

DFID Afghanistan has channelled the following amounts through the organisations listed in Annexe A and Annexe B of the answer of 6 March 2007, Official Report, columns 1835-6W for reconstruction and development in Afghanistan over the last three financial years (broken down by year where available):

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

Total

Annexe A—international organisations

Aga Khan (£)

700,000

1,700,000

700,000

3,100,000

BBC World Service Trust (£)

49,595

49,595

BAAG (£)

100,000

158,000

39,000

297,000

Annexe B—local organisations

Afghan Fertiliser Company (£)

1,789

1,789

Afghanistan Independence Human Rights Commission ($)

5,700

Afghanistan Information Management Service ($)

4,196

4,196

Afghanistan National Construction Coordination ($)

63,976

63,976

Co-operation Centre for Afghanistan ($)

8,380

Helping Afghan Farmers Organisation (£)

1,336,000

1,336,000

Irtiqa Development and Construction Organisation ($)

71,640

Reconstruction Committee for Development of Afghanistan ($)

74,500

Roshan Construction Company ($)

23,547

23,547

Southern Afghanistan Development Association ($)

95,000

Southern Rehabilitation and Aid Committee ($)

23,000

Tribal Liaison Office (£)

81,952

81,952

Other organisations listed in Annexe A and Annexe B were funded prior to the last three financial years. DFID Afghanistan also indirectly funds a range of non-governmental organisations as implementing partners of the Government of Afghanistan’s National Priority Programmes (e.g. through our support to the National Solidarity Programme).