LICHTBLICKE AN DER SEIDENSTRAßE

Brewing tea is very easy, but did you know that you can also use tea for cooking? This easy vinaigrette recipe will blow your mind and introduce you to the varied use of tea leaves…

FOTOAUSSTELLUNG – DREI BLICKE: AFGHANISTAN

Invitation to foto exhibition – Three views: Afghanistan
Three foto artists, rasa Akbar, Christina Feld and Gernot Würtenberger invite us to see Afghanistan through their eyes.

BESUCH IM GARTEN DER PALASTRUINE

If there was flourishing tourism in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, the „Darul-Aman“ palace would be the place to go for tourists. But the king’s palace…

SAFRAN WÄCHST IN DEUTSCHLAND?

Das edle Gewürz Safran hat bekanntlich seinen Ursprung in Zentralasien. Aber wer hätte das gedacht: Auch in Deutschland wird Safran angebaut. Mittlerweile gibt es in ganz Deutschland etwa 12 Safranbauern.

HERKUNFT DES SAFRANS

Afghanistan’s neighbor country Iran is the biggest producer of saffron. Iran supplies more than 90% of the saffron world market. The Iranian …

SAFRANGEBÄCK ZUR SONNENWENDE

Saffron, a popular spice desired all over the world. But on this unique day, December 13th, our neighbours in the high north become mad about the queen of all seasonings! In all Danish, Norwegian but especially Swedish cuisines you will find the delicious smell of saffron.

SALTOS AUF DEN RUINEN VON KABUL

Something is changing in Kabul. A group of youngsters refuse to accept a status of unemployment and a hopeless future. The Kabul Parkour Boys – Afghan pioneers of the acrobatic type of sport called parkour…

SAFRAN KAUFEN UND GUTES TUN

In autumn 2016 we were able to bring the first donation to our partner educational institution in Afghanistan….

WILLKOMMEN IN HERAT – DIE PERLE KHORASANS

The famous poet Rumi himself was carried away by the beauty of the city Herat – it is not for nothing that he described her as „Pearl of Chorasan“. Nowadays there are only a few buildings left to tell us about the glorious past of Herat…

DAS FRIEDENSHAUS PAIWAND-E-NOOR

Children are the future of every country. Therefore their education is one of the most sustainable projects that a society can invest into …

GAME OF DRONES

Combat Drone Attacks – between Video Game and Real Brutality. Two sergeants of the US Air Force are sitting in comfortable leatherette seats …

KRIEGSTEPPICHE

Nomadic tribes living in the area of today’s Afghanistan perfected the art of knotting rugs – today the Afghan rug is well known all around the world. However …

SAFRAN – DAS ROTE GOLD

A legend in Greek mythology says that Zeus slept on a bed made of saffron. The Phoenicians already …

DAS FRAUENKOLLEKTIV VON HERAT

In 2008 the Afghan Institute for Rural Development founded the Association for the Cultivation of Saffron. Initially this was dominated by men.

Afghanistan – a sad outcome

An assessment of the past 15 years of occupation and war revealed how immensely the US and its allies have failed in Afghanistan. The war in Afghanistan has …

History of Afghanistan

Afghanistan, which now appears as a barren mountainous country with scarce resources and a long series of violent conflicts …