By Neamatollah Nojumi
To entry the maps pointed out during this ebook, click on Here.Despite the autumn of the Taliban, Afghanistan continues to be a rustic in dire want of sturdy foreign aid. basically with an realizing of the stipulations in either city and rural components will the overseas group manage to supply relief and stay devoted to long term improvement. This interesting and obviously written e-book mines a wealthy and designated array of information, which was once accrued in rural parts of Afghanistan by way of knowledgeable group of researchers, to research national tendencies within the dating among human safeguard and livelihoods. The team's study and proposals, released right here for the 1st time, recommend that overseas suggestions or nationwide improvement thoughts that forget about the long term developmental and structural objectives and sideline the reasonable components of Afghan society may be doomed to failure. The authors' deeply proficient coverage options might help to concentration extra motion on important concerns corresponding to co-optation of reduction by means of armed political teams; water shortage; infection and degradation of our surroundings; schooling; healthiness care; agriculture, cattle, and land healthiness; and justice. A worthy source for college kids, policymakers, donor governments, and nationwide and foreign companies, After the Taliban opens an extraordinary window into the in a different way hidden lives of the folks of rural Afghanistan.
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NOTES 1. World Food Programme, Afghanistan Countrywide Food Needs Assessment of Rural Settled Populations 2002–2003 (Kabul: World Food Programme, 2003). 2. All population figures for the six provinces discussed herein are drawn from Central Statistical Office, Estimated Population of Afghanistan 2003–2004 (Kabul: CSO, 2003). 3. Ahmed Rashid, Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001), 58–59. 4. For example, during our fieldwork in Balkh during November and December 2003, the team witnessed public executions without trial of the accused, and the brutal beating of detainees by police chiefs.
Interviews with local people reveal current threats to security, what people do when they or their livelihoods are threatened, whom they approach for protection or redress, and how they seek to mitigate conflict and threat. By documenting and analyzing formal, traditional, and customary systems, we anticipate being able to provide national and international scholars and policymakers with a better understanding of the existence, capacities, and challenges of current mechanisms for mitigating violence and strengthening the human security and livelihoods of rural Afghans.
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After the Taliban: life and security in rural Afghanistan by Neamatollah Nojumi