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About Us

Environmental Protection Trainings and Development Organization (EPTDO) is a non-political, non-governmental and non-profit organization NGO/CSO focused exclusively on climate change, environmental safety, livelihood approaches, agriculture, gender equality, education and ecological issues in Afghanistan. EPTDO has a volunteer group of environmental experts which are working under the Environmental Volunteer Network (EVN) section, with 1400+ male and female volunteer members registered throughout Afghanistan. The volunteers are working on environmental education through public awareness programs, scholarly lectures, partnerships, and city clean-up actions. The EVN extensive network includes branches of volunteers in every region of the country and is led by a core group of men and women in Kabul. EVN has an excellent reputation for environmental campaigns and fair-minded, inclusive environmental education and women advocacy programs.
EPTDO has a dynamic team of environmental and climate change experts, policy makers, activists, lawyers, community organizers, public health experts, media and communication experts and agricultural specialists. In the official structure, EPTDO has 5 board members – 3 male and 2 female, and making it a women-focused organization. EPTDO also has different units, including Gender Equality and Women Inclusion unit, with 18 women officially employed with EPTDO and working in this unit. It is notable that currently 682 female volunteer members are registered with EVN and working to educate other women in communities.
Based on the Afghanistan Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) law, the Environmental Protection Trainings and Development Organization (EPTDO) was officially registered in 2020 with the Ministry of Economy of Afghanistan as a non-profit and tax-exempt NGO/CSO.
EPTDO is member of Food Security and Agriculture Cluster (FSAC)
EPTDO is also member of Gender in Humanitarian Action (GiHA) Working Group.

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Latest News

COP28 and Afghanistan

The Environmental Protection Trainings and Development Organization (EPTDO) has been accredited and admitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This accreditation marks EPTDO as an eligible …