On a visit to Afghanistan's capital Kabul this morning, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini met with President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah to discuss the peace process. She urged the parties in the armed conflict to enter into a ceasefire and begin direct talks with
Fruit, vegetables, nuts and livestock are the essence of the livelihood of the Afghan people. Over the last five years, the EU ran a programme on modernizing the Afghan livestock sector. With EU aid, Afghan fruit tree varieties were certified and seed testing facilities were set up for cereal crops.
Afghan women voice their fears for the future as Afghanistan's gains on women's rights are at stake in the peace talks. There is increasing international support for women to play a role in the on-going peace negotiation. Much remains to be done to accelerate progress towards gender