The country's first dairy cooperative has helped farmers more than double their incomes.
Thursday's strike on an Afghan ministry was carried out by a team using multiple attack methods.
Joint efforts include setting up coordination centers along the Afghan-Pakistani border.
Two attacks on American forces come as allies Pakistan and Afghanistan are calling for dialog with the Taliban.
Perceived as ineffective and corrupt, the Afghan president faces an uphill battle to reelection.
The longtime rivals exchanged goods across the divided territory for the first time in 60 years.
While the insurgents have singled out Christians, there's also a rise in attacks on all aid workers.
Afghan NGOs are teaching human rights and Islamic law along with calls to end the war with a national peace jirga.
Some tribes have forced insurgents from their area, but many risks remain.