Project profile — Support to the Afghan National Army Trust Fund - 2016-2019 - Phase 2


NATO – North Atlantic Treaty Organization
2018-03-28 - 2019-03-31
Global Affairs Canada
IFM International Security

Country / region 

• Afghanistan (100.00%)


• Conflict Prevention And Resolution, Peace And Security: Security system management and reform (15210) (100.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


This project aims to support the effective stabilization and reconstruction in Afghanistan. It is designed to assist the Afghan National Army Trust Fund in promoting the future stability of a secure and democratic Afghanistan and ensure that the Afghan Nation Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) are sufficiently trained and equipped to fulfill their responsibility for Afghanistan’s national security. This support includes, but is not limited to: training in human rights compliance, capacity building and security forces professionalization; recruitment and retention of women in the ANDSF and building and maintaining infrastructure.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) reduced threats from instability and state fragility to Afghanistan; (2) improved performance of the Afghan National Army to carry out security operations.

Results achieved 

Results achieved as of the end of the project (March 2019) include: (1) the construction of a power grid to expand electricity across multiple provinces in Afghanistan and provide consistent, affordable energy to major Afghan National Defence and Security Forces bases; (2) the delivery of military education to over 55,000 officers on topics such as the disposal of improvised explosive devices, vehicle maintenance, air force literacy and Ministry of Defence literacy; (3) the provision of medical supplies and equipment needed to sustain Afghanistan's security mission; and (4) the construction of a women’s police town, to enable women police recruits to live with their families safely, while serving with the Afghan National Defence and Security Forces.

Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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