About Us

About Harakat

Harakat Afghanistan Investment Climate Facility Organization (H-AICFO) is a non-profit organization working to make it easier to do business in Afghanistan. The organization works closely with government, civil society and private sector partners across four key areas.

Harakat follows on the successes of Harakat Afghanistan Investment Climate Facility, a program funded by the UK Department of International Development (DFID) from 2009-2015. This program's 36 projects laid the foundation for a better business environment in Afghanistan.

Increase private sector investment and economic growth in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan's business environment is transparent, predictable, easy to comply with,provides equal opportunities and encourages fair competition.

Results oriented
Equal opportunities

Our Programs

Harakat Works in Five Areas

Public Private Partnership

Improve services by helping government agencies partner with companies for big infrastructure projects.

Public Private Dialogue

Interest in Public-Private Dialogue (PPD) is fairly recently introduced and is a growing phenomenon in Afghanistan.

Investment Facilitation

Increase investor confidence by helping to put in place mechanisms to protect investor rights.

Legal and Regulatory Reform

Make it easier to do business by helping to improve laws and regulations.

Women’s Economic Inclusion

Get more women to join the formal workforce by helping to remove obstacles that have held them back.

Trade & Transit

Provides high-level technical assistance to the Afghan Government and private sector stakeholders to critically analyze the deeply rooted trade and transit issues