Afghanistan Information Management Services ( AIMS ) is a Kabul -based Afghan non-governmental organization (NGO). It specializes in the application of information, communication and technology (ICT) solutions , software development, and project management.
In 1997 AIMS was established under the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) in Islamabad , Pakistan , to serve the information management needs of Afghanistan. In 2001, it was relocated to Kabul and became a project of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Since its inception, AIMS has served the Government of Afghanistan , non-governmental organizations and the international donor community as a provider of information management services including the development of software applications , database solutions , geospatial information and maps .
AIMS is Located in a new office facility in Kabul, and in 2002 AIMS Established offices in five regional centers: Jalalabad , Kandahar , Herat , Mazar-i-Sharif , and Kunduz . The regional offices provide services in information management, capacity development ( ie job training), and mapping. [ Citation needed ]
(GIRoA) and the broader humanitarian community, especially in the areas of Geographic Information Systems, GIS and database development. [ Citation needed ]
In September 2008, it transitions from being a UNDP project into a national NGO. [ Citation needed ]
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