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West Zone – Herat office Board of Directors meeting held

Date: 26 Aug 2018

Venue: Mother Social Association

Afghanistan Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry West Zone – Herat office held a meeting with board members on August 26th 2018. In this meeting Ms. Maryam Jami Ul Ahmadi Chair of AWCCI- west zone, Ms. Romina Osmani Vice Chair of Business development, Ms. Sosan Behbod Zada Vice Chair of Advocacy, Ms. Jeela Habibi Vice Chair of Administration – Finance and Ms. Nasim Gul Azizi, Zone Manager of AWCCI- Herat participated.

The purpose of meeting was to develop AWCCI activities in Herat. This meeting focused on the below subjects:

1- Participation of AWCCI- West Zone in round table of Help Organization:

Help is a German Organization. This organization held a round table each three months with different subjects. The next round table will be held in the next week and its allocated to AWCCI- West Zone. Some of government organization and NGOs will participate in it. This round table manage jointly by Herat department of Labour and Social Affairs (DoLSA), HELP and OSAA. AWCCI will present goals, activities, problems of business women and their suggestion to them.

2- Drafting a protocol with FAO:

AWCCI board members had a meeting with UN- FAO on 11th Aug and the purpose of meeting was cooperation with FAO and AWCCI. We will draft a protocol for this cooperation for service to business women. FAO will cooperate in some part such as:

  • Business women who work in the agriculture sector will be support financially and technically by FAO.
  • FAO will provide agricultural needed trainings for women.
  • FAO will provide support to AWCCI to provide business management skills and development trainings for women.
  • They will introduce business women to different exhibitions.

3- Discussion about research program about business women’s problem:

In this meeting, discussed about the research program which will implement by APAMA and Kakar advocates. This program will start in Herat and AWCCI board members and office will cooperate and monitor this program.

4- Discuss about the exposure visit of Ladies entrepreneurs and women industrial association ALEAP located in Haydar Abad, India

5- Working on concept note for held of business economic conference in west zone: In this meeting discussed about the goals, activities, estimating budget for this program.