Community Livestock and Agriculture Project (CLAP) is a development project of the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). Its grant agreement was signed between the two parties on 8th April, 2013. The project was officially launched on 28th September, 2013.
The contract awarding ceremonies of its three components, i.e. Diary Development, Improved Food, Fodder, and Vegetables and Livestock Development among Kuchis were launched on 26th January, 2014. Contracts were awarded to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) and Dutch Committee for Afghanistan (DCA), respectively.
The ceremonies were organized in Intercontinental Hotel – Kabul. Participants were relevant government officials, members of parliament, members of provincial councils, representatives of implementing partners, MAIL programs and Media. They acknowledge the development efforts of MAIL and announced their support from implementation of the project. IFAD was also appreciated for funding such development project of MAIL.