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2016

World Food Program

Sowing The Seeds Of Nutrition As WFP’s Soya Beans Project Takes Root In Afghanistan

World Food Programme (WFP) writes about the efforts to add more nutrition to the diets in Afghanistan through the use of soybeans.  In partnership with NEI, WFP works with farmers in Afghanistan to cultivate soy beans - both to fight malnutrition and as an economic investment. To view the article at the WFP website, click here. To download the article in PDF format, click this link.

Ceremony Celebrates Progress on New Soy Milk Plant

 

The Korea Herald

Soy Milk Plant to Nourish Afghan Lives

The Korea Post

NEI hosts shipment ceremony for sterilized soymilk plant in Afghanistan

 

Ambassador of Afghanistan congratulates Dr. Kwon for New Soy Milk Plant

Yeonhap News

Afghan Soybean Doctor Steven Kwon refers "Are you going to give up the Mineral-abundance nation?"

 

 

June 28, 2016...

Dr. Steven Kwon, president and founder of NEI, in an interview with the Yeonhap News Agency, discusses the mineral abundance of Afghanistan and its importance to neighbors like China and Korea.

 

“In Afghanistan, mineral resources such as lithium and rare earth resources etc are buried abundantly. Currently, China is putting a lot of effort to Afghanistan to monopolize the resources. Korea needs to also enter Afghanistan soonest possible.”

 

To read a copy of the interview in PDF format, click this link.

Wadsam News Agency

First Commercial Sterilized Soy Milk Factory Will Soon Launch in Afghanistan

Afghanistan's economic news agency, Wadsam, also covered the NEI story. Click the link here

2015

Good Magazine

How Nutrition Programs Can Improve Literacy in Afghanistan

 

The Daily Outlook, Afghanistan

Success of Korea's Rural Development Program Applicable to Afghanistan

 

Oct. 12, 2015...

 

Dr. Steven Kwon, president and founder of NEI,  writes about how the success of Korea's Rural Development Program can be applicable to Afghanistan.

 

"During the past 12 years, I have had the opportunity to visit Afghanistan over 50 times. During these visits, I have noticed the many similarities between Afghanistan and Korea, my native homeland..."

 

To download a copy of the article in PDF format, click this link.

The Daily Outlook, Afghanistan

Why Should We Help Afghanistan?

 

Dr. Steven Kwon discusses NEI's work in Afghanistan since 2003 and NEI's long-term commitment to helping the people of Afghanistan. To read the article in English on the publication's website, use this  link .

 

Wadsam

Afghan Soybean Farmers Break a Historical Record

Afghanistan's economic news agency, Wadsam, also covered the NEI story. Click this link.

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