Who We Are

Our Mission: On behalf of the Italian people, we promote and demonstrate democratic values abroad, and advance a free, peaceful, and prosperous world. In support of integral and qualifying aspect of Italy’s foreign policy, the Italian Agency for Development cooperation leads Government's international cooperation through partnerships and investments for saving lives, eradication of poverty, the reduction of inequalities, the protection of civil rights and personal dignity – including gender equality and equal opportunity – as well as the prevention of conflict and support for peace processes.
Our objective is to support Afghans to become self-reliant and capable of leading their own development process. We make progress toward this by reducing the reach of conflict, working on: infrastructure and connectivity, Agriculture, Food security and Environment, Cultural Heritage and Urban Development, Health, Gender, Governance and justice. We also stand with people of Afghanistan and providing humanitarian assistance when disaster strikes or crisis emerges.