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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the ARTF?
2. How is the ARTF Managed and Governed?
3. How is the ARTF aligned with Afghanistan National Development Strategy?
4. Has the ARTF changed over time?
5. How can I access the ARTF reporting documents?
6. What is the Incentive Program?
7. Where do I find detailed information on ARTF Projects?
8. What is the ARTF Financing Strategy?
9. What about IDA?
10. How does the ARTF approach gender issues in its programmes?
11. What are the financial management arrangements for Investment Window projects?
12. I am a donor – how can I make a contribution?
13. What does the Investment Window Supervisory Agent do?
14. Can a donor earmark funds?
15. Has the work of the ARTF ever been reviewed?
16. Why does the ARTF support the recurrent costs of the government?
17. Why does the ARTF not fund military or security related expenses?
18. How does the ARTF Administrator monitor use of recurrent cost funds?
19. What kinds of recurrent costs are financed by the ARTF?
20. What are 'ineligible expenditures'?
21. How does the World Bank monitor the work and performance of the Monitoring Agent?
22. How does the ARTF finance the Government's operating budget?
23. What is the mechanism for recouping ineligible expenditures?
24. What does Committed (allocated) and Uncommitted (Unallocated) funds mean?
25. What is the difference between allocated and undisbursed balance?
26. What are the fiduciary arrangements for Investment Window projects?
27. What is the ARTF Partnership Framework and Financing Program (PFFP)?