Landell Mills is delighted to have been presented an award for excellent performance in developing and managing the water sector in Afghanistan at the Fifth National Water Conference on Water Resources Development and Management in Kabul on 3rd April. The award was presented with 300 participants in attendance from different government and non-governmental organisations including donors.
The Conference presented recent achievements in the management of surface and sub-surface water resources, and provided a platform for discussion, bringing together major stakeholders, scientists, engineers, civil society, Islamic scholars and social scientists involved with water and its sustainable development and management.
Landell Mills has been operating in Afghanistan on a continuous basis since 2003 and has a local registered office which provides administrative, logistical, security and legal support to our staff and projects. We have implemented approximately 30 contracts in Afghanistan to date, working with clients including the EU, GIZ and the Asian Development Bank. The water sector projects we have implemented include:
river basin management and planning (at central level with the Ministry of Energy and Water and with the Panj-Amu River Basin Agency);
irrigation and drainage development, plus flood management;
water investment planning (for large-scale hydropower projects in the Kabul, Panj-Amu, Northern and Western basins, as well irrigation and flood management projects in the Northern and Panj-Amu basins); and,
groundwater management and monitoring in Kabul with the Hydrogeology Department.
Find out more about our current projects in Afghanistan: