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International Fund for Agricultural Development Project started in Parwan Province

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International Fund for Agricultural Development Project started in Parwan Province

Afghan Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) has started the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Project in Jabal Saraj district of Parwan province.

The project was inaugurated by Minister Eng. Naseer Ahmad Durrani on Sunday.

The purpose of the project is to revitalize and boost the agricultural growth by empowering villagers to optimize the use of agricultural resources.

“This initiative will be followed in other provinces across the country as well,” said Minster Durrani.

Under the IFAD Project, an irrigation canal 153 meters in length and 35 water distributors -benefitting a total of 5,357 families- will be rehabilitated in Ajmir No.2 and Joi Waziri villages, Jabal Saraj district of Parwan province at total cost of AFN 10,268,919 disbursed by the IFAD Project under the National Solidarity Program of the MRRD.

In addition to providing villagers with employment opportunities during execution practice, the IFAD Project will lead towards agricultural growth in rural areas of Afghanistan.



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