Added: 21 July 2019
Address: Aino Mina, Street #7, House # 436
Afghanistan Markets Network Corporation (AMNC) is a business, business consulting service firm and coordination body between the private, governmental sectors.
Afghanistan Markets Network Corporation (AMNC) is a business firm which was registered with the Ministry of Commerce and Industries of Afghanistan in 2017 and established by a group of Afghan professionals and business stakeholders who have over a decade of extensive experience and expertise in agricultural, livestock, industrial, marketing, infrastructure, and minerals fields.
AMNC SECTORS – AMNC primarily operates and provides effective and timely services in seven sectors which include Production, Processing, Marketing, Coordination, Employment, Infrastructure, and Minerals.
Production – AMNC works with its leading firms and associations to enhance the quantity and quality of agricultural products by establishing new orchards, vineyards, and farms and improving the existing ones through the provision of timely technical services.
Processing and Marketing – AMNC is striving to play the role of a bridge between markets that can connect domestic markets with international markets. Thus, it is designing methodologies and mechanisms to explore other profitable and high-value international markets such as European and UAE markets with the intent to create demands for the products of Afghanistan through its trade offices abroad in coordination with the trade departments in Afghan Embassies. AMNC will ensure all the exports take place professionally to satisfy the requirements of high-value markets by considering qualitative, quantitative, and value record keeping methodologies.
Coordination – AMNC has its businesses and also provides business consulting services in conjunction with its leading firms that are prominent and main firms in the region running businesses and providing key services in their particular fields. AMNC is working with governmental directorates and business associations in the southern region based on particular MoUs to ensure better coordination and cooperation.
Employment Agency – AMNC has a database and registration system to register the individuals at all levels in various sectors who are unemployed and seeking jobs. AMNC provides them training to build their capacities and enable them to meet the requirements of employers. AMNC also assists them to find jobs and introduces them to employers in their respective fields. AMNC is working to design its projects wherein many professional and unskilled people can get employment opportunities, and earn a legitimate livelihood for their families. Moreover, AMNC also offers professional services including the human resource and management consulting, outsourcing, and recruitment services for private firms, associations, and donor agencies.
Infrastructure – AMNC has qualified engineers and technical resources to address those infrastructure issues which are obstructing and constraining agricultural production and processing in the southern region. AMNC conducts meetings with communities, producers, farmers, and processing companies in close coordination with governmental authorities to identify their grievances and problems that are affecting the quality and quantity of their products i.e. lack of irrigation water, cold storages, pack houses, etc. If necessary, AMNC coordinates their grievances and problems with the government ministries and donor agencies for assistance to resolve their problems.
Minerals – AMNC is working to introduce a mechanism for the legal exploration, extraction, and exportation of minerals and jewelry by coordinating with the government of Afghanistan, working with the domestic stakeholders in the southern region, and sourcing the partnership of international companies.
Roofing Firm and Coordination Body – AMNC plays the role of a roofing firm in the private sector and coordinating body between the private sector, government sector, international companies, donor agencies, and local communities. It is working closely with the mentioned entities to enhance coordination and cooperation among them, and support the private sector in production, processing, marketing, and exports to high-value markets.
Technical Board – AMNC has a Technical Board composed of three key stakeholders, namely the AMNC technical team, government sectors, and the private sector that works collaboratively to strengthen the private sector by identifying substantial problems and grievances in the private sector and creating efficient and sustainable methodologies to resolve those problems.
Membership and Registration – AMNC has created a membership and registration system that combines all business companies, associations, leading farmers, investors, and experts in the private sector which helps to work in close coordination with government sectors, international companies, and donor agencies to support and develop the private sector.
Management Information System (MIS) – AMNC has a Management Information System (MIS) for the products of the southern region, and it is working to extend it so as to cover the products of all Afghanistan which will be utilized for decision-making, coordination, control, and analysis in order to represent the private sector nationally and internationally, and explore opportunities for the development of private sector and promotion of various export commodities.