This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

Afghanistan In The Way Of Development

743 words - 3 pages

Why is Afghanistan not a developed country, where it was the crossroad of great empires Alexander the great, Persian empire, Genghis khan, British, Soviet Union empires. Afghanistan is a country with really complex history, which is located in southern Asia and it is often called the cross road of central Asia. The country is made up of different ethnic of people who are speaking different languages. Afghanistan occupied by British and Soviet armies. The Soviet Union and British empires sent more than thousands of their troops and immediately took political and military control. The 1979 Soviet Union invasion and civil war destroyed much of the infrastructure and normal economic activities. ...view middle of the document...

More than 75% percent of Afghanistan people dependant on agriculture for their life hood. The Opium poppy production and opium trade is the biggest part of income in the country. The legal commercial agriculture is also playing a great role in the increase and development of economy. “The major food crops produced are: corn, rice, barley, wheat, vegetables, fruits, and nuts. The major industrial crops are: cotton, tobacco, madder, castor beans, and sugar beets.” (Afghanistan: Economy) Agriculture productions are depended more on the erratic winter snows and spring rains for water. The farmer used the primitive irrigation system. They do not use much of machines, chemical fertilizer, or pesticides. In 2009 United States of America revised its help and support for counter-narcotics strategy for Afghanistan and increased the help and support for legal agriculture and trade. “The new strategy puts heavy focus on going after those targets where there is a strong nexus between the insurgency and the narcotics trade, to deny resources to the Taliban.” (Afghanistan: Economy) the cultivation and transportation of poppy is easy. Afghanistan produced major of world`s illicit opium. In Afghanistan people are addict to the narcotic...

Find Another Essay On Afghanistan in the Way of Development

The Violence of Terrorist Groups in Afghanistan

678 words - 3 pages Violence has escalated to a record high in Afghanistan. About eight hundred and twenty U.S. soldiers have become thought to have died in Afghanistan in the past eight years, since the U.S. led invasion (Deadly 1). Soldiers dying in what the military officials call complex attacks (Deadly 1). The terrorists no longer care who they injure or kill. Small schoolchildren and innocent civilians have died without any sign of regret from the

The War in Afghanistan Essay

2449 words - 10 pages access to these additional resources. We would have to root out the terrorist entities in order to establish a friendly government that would be ok with our interests in the form of pursuing the oil as an agreement or even gratitude for us helping them get rid of their terrorists which get in the way of life. Argentine oil company Bridas decided to take the risk to build the Trans Afghanistan pipeline that runs from Turkimenstan, Afghanistan

The Women of Afghanistan

1021 words - 4 pages Today in the United States, freedom is taken for granted by almost all citizens. People think that because of the way our government is structured, not having freedom will never be an issue. This thought of peace and safety was similar to that of the women in Afghanistan prior to the Taliban reign, and before the government in Afghanistan was overthrown. Their fortunes would change in 1996 when the Taliban ended up controlling Afghanistan, and

The People of Afghanistan

2043 words - 8 pages As an American, I realized just how little I actually knew about the Middle East after the tragedy of September 11th. Although, I had heard of numerous terrorist attacks in Israel and even as close as Ireland; it was very hard to comprehend that such acts of violence had now become a part of my world as well. There were many disturbing images shown by the media shortly after the U.S. bombings in Afghanistan. But, the media coverage of thousands

The Dichotomy of Photojournalism in the Afghanistan War

2094 words - 8 pages physically being there. However, I have come to notice an issue within the way media is proposed. It is true that a photograph can speak a thousand words, but it can leave many words unspoken. It creates an essential question: What is not being show and what are we unable to see? Does this information present the event in its entirety? After reading the Atlantic’s photo-essay, titled: “In Focus: Afghanistan October 2011,” The complexity of portraying

The role of women in afghanistan during reconstruction

786 words - 3 pages Afghanistan as a whole, as well as providing new jobs for everyone. The more women that are educated, the more the country can grow as a whole, but this will require the financial and logistical support from many outside sources. Already, numerous Universities in America have offered scholarships to Afghan women that have promised to go back to Afghanistan and make a difference in politics, medicine, and education. The future is bright for women in Afghanistan as change is on its way. Over the next few months, years, and even decades, this country will continue to grow and change through trial and error, improving every step of the way.

The Taliban: Deprivers of Women’s Rights in Afghanistan

1618 words - 6 pages them out, even if it is not used often. The Taliban will not be able to keep them in the dark forever. Eventually they will fall and Afghanistan will return to the way it used to be. People will not be able to forget what has happened to them but now Afghanistan now knows not to let people like the Taliban get in the way of them again. Works Cited Dugan, Emily. "Today

Children of Conflict in Afghanistan

1360 words - 5 pages Children of Conflict: Afghanistan In the crowded city of Kabul there is a growing population of about six million children who dropped out of school to work and support their families. These children over work themselves every day to earn 10 cents per plastic bag, running between cars after pedestrians. Girls disguise themselves as boys so they would be able to go and sell plastic bags and earn a few Afghanis to get some bread to feed the

Financing the War in Afghanistan

2475 words - 10 pages National Army (ANA) personnel for them to become more capable and self sufficient when managing its populace. This concept shall assist the Afghanistan economy because if the Afghan Army were finally trained to proficiently secure its people and the nation as a whole, it will cultivate the government to become more effective hitherto, “turn and pave the way for economic development and reconstruction” {Security- Canada’s Mentoring Role}. In

The Continuing Conflict in Afghanistan

3796 words - 15 pages become aware of the way the United States came to be drawn in this corner of the world, and the devastating consequences of that involvement. It is necessary to understand the reasons behind those violent political actions taken by the United State Government by examining the historical facts.The history of the United State' invasion in Middle East, focusing on Iraq and Afghanistan has been long and painful. The newly elected administration in

The Living Dead of Afghanistan

2037 words - 8 pages The Living Dead of Afghanistan Travesties are committed against women every day, in every country, in every city, town and home. In Afghanistan women are not only discriminated against, they are publicly reduced to animals. Women are deprived of basic human rights: they are not allowed to travel outside their homes without being completely covered by the traditional shroud-like burqa; they are not allowed to speak or walk loudly

Similar Essays

Afghanistan In The Way Of Development

1143 words - 5 pages . Afghanistan is today one of the poorest country in the world. In 1930 Afghanistan started development program with a low economy. The government founded banks and introduced paper money. The government established universities and schools and send student abroad for studies. When Soviet Union occupied Afghanistan, They destroyed the cities. They used so dangerous weapons and killed so many people. More than four million of people migrated to

Development Of The Islamic Republic Of Afghanistan

2085 words - 8 pages in Afghanistan for the same purpose, and finally Taliban came and made Afghanistan ground of war. Afghanistan was an industrialized country, everyone was happy and they lived in peace, but now it has changed a lot, even the people and the nature of my country, my father used to tell me. In recent history, Afghanistan has made some progress in development such as, economic, social and education. There is some reasons that pace and extent

The Fifth Millennium Development Goal Of Improving Maternal Health: Example In Afghanistan

666 words - 3 pages place. However, this does not address improving maternal health directly, it will most definitely influence partners and sponsors to find new strategies and work on present interventions to reduce maternal mortalities. Conclusion and Future Directions The fifth Millennium Development Goal of improving maternal health is reflected upon the reduction of maternal mortality rates in developing countries such as Afghanistan. Between 1990 and 2005

The Harsh Treatment Of Women In Afghanistan

585 words - 2 pages to a way of life not seen since the days of the prophet Mohammed” (Brown 3). They base their laws on “hadith,” a collection of sayings and rules that were compiled after Mohammed’s death. These hadith, some of which apparently have little tie to true Islamic values, are picked out by Muslim political officials and are used to further the Taliban’s rule over women in Afghanistan. Taliban rulers also justify these strict rules that they inflict