Case Study: Capacity Building and Change Management Program

Building capacity in the agriculture sector.
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  • Country: Afghanistan
  • VEGA Lead Member: International Executive Service Corps (IESC)

Case Study Summary –  In 2008, the Afghanistan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) began the quest for international support for a change management program that would radically change the Ministry structure and style of management. The key goals of the Capacity Building and Change Management Program included: increasing capacity of the Ministry of Agriculture; improving planning, procurement, and personnel systems; and serving the management needs of Afghanistan’s provincial agriculture offices.

This case study looks back at the change management program progress and identifies its greatest accomplishments to date.

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