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Canada contributed to important short-term achievements in various sectors, ranging from the construction and rehabilitation of thousands of schools, improved access to health facilities, construction of community infrastructure and promotion of human rights. Given Afghanistan's level of development in 2002, long-term development results were difficult to realise. However, real gains were made, especially in the social sectors.
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Afghanistan is one of the world’s poorest nations. Most Afghans lack the basic services and necessities. Years of war and destruction left much of the country’s infrastructure in shambles.