Climate – arid to semiarid; cold winters and hot summers
Terrain – mostly rugged mountains; plains in north and southwest
Food production – wheat, fruit, nuts, mutton
A Historical Perspective
UNAMA was established on 28 March 2002 by UN Security Council Resolution 1401 following the Bonn Agreement of December 2001. More
Afghans want peace, they deserve peace, but most importantly they need peace. Without a peace process, the sustainability and viability of all of our efforts... to bring stability and prosperity to Afghanistan will be called into question.
UN envoy for Afghanistan Nicholas Haysom in remarks to Security Council, 15 Mar '16
Special Representative Nicholas Haysom briefs the Security Council - 16 Mar '15