Agency for Rehabilitation and Energy Conservation in Afghanistan (AREA)
AREA’s overall goal is to contribute towards rehabilitation and development of Afghanistan in an environmentally sound manner. This is only possible through the establishment of a strong base, through changes in behaviors, within target communities for an environmentally friendly and self-reliant rehabilitation and development.
Adoption / Behavior Change, Capacity Building, Climate/Environment, Gender / Womens Empowerment, Heating, Humanitarian/Emergency Response, Livelihoods
Technologies & Fuels
Biogas, Biomass (Ag. Residue, Processed Biomass, etc.), Crop residues, Electricity, Solar
Clean Cooking Activities
AREA has been operating as an NGO here in Afghanistan in the field of energy conservation since 1989. AREA Alternative Technologies Department is responsible for planning, designing, developing, and promoting alternative technologies to reduce the pressure on non-renewable sources of energy in the country. The following products have been developed and promoted by the department: solar cooker, solar water heater, energy efficient cookstoves, energy efficient bread baking ovens, photovoltaic ovens, biogas, wind energy turbines, and MHP. In order to improve living conditions and prevent different diseases and reduce the cost of energy consumption, AREA works for the overall goal of contributing towards the rehabilitation and development of Afghanistan in an environmentally sound manner.
AREA has partnerships with the UN (UNDP, UNICEF, UNFAO, UNHCR) as an implementing partner and with international organizations: ZoA international strategic partner, WHH international implementing partner, NAC international twining partner, NCA international resource partner. AREA has experience with partnerships with a number of organizations, AREA is ready for any kind of required partnership, including experience sharing, implementation of projects, training and capacity building.
Regions Operating In
Country Based In
Silo 5th street, ward 3
Kabul, Kabul 2500
Primary Point of Contact
Name: Mr. Arifullah Azimi
Title: Managing Director
Phone: +93 770336601
Secondary Point of Contact
Name: Mr. Farooq Kotwal
Title: Admin finance Manager
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