English | دری

World Bank provides 298 agricultural machineries to Afghanistan

in Afghan Business

World Bank provides 298 agricultural machineries to Afghanistan

The Afghan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) has received 298 agriculture machineries worth 73mn from the World Bank (WB).

MAIL Minister Asadullah Zamir said the machineries had been procured based on the needs of farmers in Herat, Balkh, Kunduz, Bamyan, Helmand, Kandahar, Baghlan and Takhar provinces.

The machineries included tractors, seeds processing machines, threshers and others to be used for research purposes, added Minister Zamir.

According to Minister Zamir, MAIl has procured 300 different types of agricultural machineries which would be used in research farms in various provinces, and employees of research farms would be trained on how to use the equipment.

Minister Zamir hoped the machineries would help increase production and mechanize the nation’s agriculture system.



Related Articles

Takhar lemon flooding Afghan markets

Orchard owners in northern Takhar province are enjoying a good season of lemon this year. With the establishment of lemon

IMF approves a $45 million Extended Credit Facility Arrangement to support Afghanistan

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved a three-year Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement for the

ADB suspends its funds for the construction of Tajik-Afghan-Turkmen railway

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has suspended its funds for the construction of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Tajikistan railway due to security situation.

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.