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Afghanistan's economy needs tax revenues to be able to function, but fraud is common. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
17 Jul 15
National reconstruction depends on the proper payment of dues.
A snow-covered mountain range in Bamyan, central Afghanistan. Rich in natural resources, the province has several iron and coal mines. (Photo: Sgt. Ken Scar/U.S. Armed Forces)
15 Jul 15
Experts say that mismanagement means the country is missing out on revenues.
14 Jul 15
Forums provide important resource for raising public awareness on key issues.
14 Jul 15
Citizens say that more needs to be done to confront legacy of conflict.
14 Jul 15
Topics discussed in June events ranged from ongoing violence to environmental issues.
Defending Tajikistan’s border with Afghanistan presents huge challenges, not least because of the steep terrain. This river marks the frontier. (Photo: Citt/Flickr)
13 Jul 15
Government think-tank says 8,000 militants are operating in parts of Afghanistan near to the Tajik frontier.
10 Jul 15
After years of relative stability, the afghani appears to be in trouble.
23 Jun 15
Debate participants say the National Solidarity Programme's projects are not always well run.
23 Jun 15
Discussion events give people a chance to learn about the state’s obligations to them.
19 Jun 15
Mood of general support for reconciliation with Taleban, in a survey group of around 2,000.