ARTF

AcronymDefinition
ARTFAfghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (World Bank)
ARTFAlmost Ready To Fly (RC planes & helicopters)
ARTFAgricultural Reentry Task Force (EPA)
ARTFAlkaline Removable Temporary Finish (British Harriers)
ARTFAircraft Recovery Task Force
ARTFAward Rationalisation Taskforce
ARTFAuto Recovery Task Force (Cleveland, OH)
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The ARTF funding (US$35 million) for EQUIP is designed to increase equitable access to quality basic education, with a special focus on girls through school grants, teacher training and strengthened institutional capacity.
This funding from ARTF will be critical to get more girls and boys into school and also increase the size of the available pool of qualified and readily employable junior management level personnel in various disciplines by1,500 every year.
The ARTF funding will specifically support the creation and renovation of existing available infrastructure for NIMA.
The report, produced by Norwegian firm Scanteam, an independent research company, sets out a strategic vision for the future of the ARTF, which donors have now agreed to extend until 2020.
The ARTF has played a vital role in helping the Afghan government rebuild its state institutions, Finance Minister Anwarul Haq Ahady acknowledged.
He said: The government of Afghanistan appreciates the international communitys contribution through the ARTF and anticipates more donor commitments through this channel.
The ARTF consists of two funding channels: (1) the Recurrent Cost Window, which provides funding for salaries of non-uniformed government employees and for operations and maintenance expenditures, to enable the Government of Afghanistan to deliver and manage essential services.
The ARTF also fosters greater policy dialogue among donors, government, and partners, thus helping to strengthen efforts towards effective, focussed aid and long-term development results.
Canada s total contribution to the ARTF is valued at 136 million dollars and is divided into four components: (1) the first component provides operational funds to the government of Afghanistan through the Recurrent Cost Window; (2) the second component supports the System Enhancement for Health Action in Transition program (SEHAT) through the Investment Window; (3) this component supports the EQUIP through the Investment Window; and (4) the last component represents funds set aside for technical assistance, and monitoring and evaluation.
The ARTF is administered by the World Bank in close consultation with the Government of Afghanistan and donors.
Canada s total contribution to the ARTF is valued at 136 million dollars and is divided into four components: (1) this component aims to provide operational funds to the government of Afghanistan through the Recurrent Cost Window; (2) the second component supports the System Enhancement for Health Action in Transition program (SEHAT) through the Investment Window; (3) the third component supports the Education Quality Improvement Program (EQUIP) through the Investment Window; and (4) the last component represents funds set aside for technical assistance, and monitoring and evaluation.
To date, with the support of the World Bank and ARTF, the government has been able to rehabilitate or built more than 10,500 km of secondary and tertiary road networks across the country, which have also created over 16 million labor days' opportunities for Afghans.