"Has Afghan higher education been transformed? Basically yes, with the caveats noted, and indeed to a surprising degree given its limited resources and the little support it has received."
This timely Planning for Higher Education feature article reveals 13 years of very complicated, nation-wide integrated planning for higher education—in a war zone. Its 32 pages may also be the best available general past, present, and future look at Afghan higher education.
The SCUP authors are Mohammed Osman Babury, deputy minister for academic affairs at the Ministry of Higher Education in Afghanistan and Fred M. Hayward, senior higher education advisor at the Ministry of Higher Education