Afghanistan: Overseas Aid

International Development written question – answered on 29th March 2007.

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Photo of Mark Simmonds Mark Simmonds Shadow Minister (International Development)

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.

Photo of Hilary Benn Hilary Benn The Secretary of State for International Development

DFID Afghanistan has channelled the following amounts through the organisations listed in Annexe A and Annexe B of the answer of 6 March 2007, Hansard, 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).

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