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50mn Afghanis worth of garden projects implemented in Takhar

As many as 57 garden projects worth 50mn Afghanis have been implemented on rain-fed lands in northeastern Takhar province in the past two years through the National Horticulture and Livestock Project (NHLP). Each project included planting fruit trees and cultivating

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Completion of 13 horticultural storehouses in six provinces of Afghanistan

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAIL) reported that the construction of 13 storehouses for horticultural products have been completed in six provinces. The storehouses are constructed at a total cost of USD 3mn funded from the Ministry’s budget. According

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Dried Apricots Build Income for Afghan Women

Farming is generally a male-dominated occupation in Afghanistan. In homes where women serve as the head of the family they rely almost entirely on agricultural-related activities for their household income. Sakina, 34, from Parwan Province participated in the sulfur apricot

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Japan provides USD 50mn in aid to ease the governmental financial gap of Afghanistan

The Japanese Government has responded to the urgent request from the Afghan government which faces its unprecedented financial constraint in years. One of Afghanistan’s major donors, Japan is providing USD 50mn from its Supplementary Budget FY 2014 through the Recurrent

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Efforts underway to standardize Afghanistan’s fruits production

A non-profit organization, Afghanistan National Horticulture Development Organization (ANHDO), is working on improving quality, packing, processing and increasing production of domestic fruits in various parts of Afghanistan to standardize domestic fruits and bring it to the international standards. Addressing the

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World Bank pledges USD 120mn for horticulture projects in Afghanistan

According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock officials, the World Bank will fund horticulture development projects at a cost of USD 120mn. The fund will be spent over the next six years in Kabul, Kapisa, Panjshir, Nangarhar, Laghman,

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