Report says environmental degradation further strains Afghanistan’s Reconstruction

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The team’s report says the years of conflict have led to the collapse of local and national governance, destroyed infrastructure, hindered agricultural activity and driven people into cities already lacking the most basic public amenities”.

…Two million refugees returned to Afghanistan last year, and 1.5m more are expected in 2003, putting further strains on the country and its natural resources.


Also see this CS Monitor article on Afghan Reconstruction