The National Solidarity Program is one of the government of Afghanistan's most successful initiatives. Since it was set up in 2003, more than 22,000 Community Development Councils have been elected by local communities and 32,000 projects have received grants. In this film, the Development Pictures team investigates the impact of the program in two rural communities.
When the Taliban fled Bagram, they left behind hundreds of buried mines, which injured many of the villagers. The Halo Trust, supported by the Department for International Development, has been training locals in how to remove the mines and reclaim the land for the people.
Jake at the moment is in DRC shooting a children's show with his friend Sabour from the Extreme Tourist Afghanistan fame. He decides to go running through the closest national park to Kinshasa, Bombo Lumene with the Kinshasa Fortnightly Hash House Harriers.
Afghanistan’s 46-year-old Director General of the National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA), Prince Mostapha Zaher has laid the foundation for a sustainable and peaceful future in Afghanistan. For the past five years, he has worked tirelessly for the environment in a country ravaged by 25 years of war and continues to find ways to bring clean, efficient and cost-effective solutions to the citizens of one of the world’s poorest nations. In 2004, after the fall of the Taliban, Zaher and hi...