The main challenges the ten Economic Co-operation Organisation (ECO) countries face are extremism, terrorism and drug trafficking, officials say.
A farmer in Chahr Asban village is leading the way by adopting modern horticultural technologies, which are bringing higher crop yields and income.
An electrified railway will reduce the cost of shipping and boost trade, stakeholders say.
New jobs and improved social conditions will help fight extremism in Afghanistan and increase security on the Uzbek-Afghan border, observers say.
Residents of a Daikundi Province village are enjoying clean water, paved roads and gender equality thanks to a development programme implemented by the Afghan government.
Reconstruction work on one of two Buddha statues in Bamiyan Province will begin soon, officials say.
The Ministry of Agriculture is focusing on saffron cultivation to help farmers and decrease opium production, which funds the Taliban.
A rehabilitated canal is helping Herat Province farmers become more skilled and productive.
Villagers with no previous means of livelihood are being given an opportunity to earn a living through loans from local village associations.
International community trusts Afghanistan’s government, officials say.