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Qatari businessman invests $20mn in Farah’s agriculture sector

Businessman and owner of the Qatar Algharafa Charity Foundation has invested USD 20mn in Farah province to improve and develop the agriculture and livestock sector. The foundation will establish dates and pistachio orchards and prepare pastures for people who have

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CARD-F establishes hatchery in Nangarhar

CARD-F supported establishment of a hatchery in Nangarhar which was officially inaugurated on 17 February 2014. In its first cycle, the farm hatched nearly 15,000 day-old chicks. “This was a need for Afghanistan. Hatcheries are needed and these chickens should

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Agricultural projects worth USD 100mn on the cards for Helmand province

Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MoAIL) has undertaken plans for execution of agriculture and livestock projects worth USD 100mn in southern Helmand province. Distribution of saffron corms to farmers in 11 districts is part of the scheme. MoAIL’s provincial

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Watermelon production in Farah Province has doubled compared to last year

By Mohammad Naeem: Officials from the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) have reported of increase in watermelon productions in Farah Province. According to these officials, watermelon productions in Farah have reached 544 tons and these products have been

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2.6 million livestock to receive brucellosis vaccination across Afghanistan

Afghan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) has launched vaccination campaign against the brucellosis disease in animals. The drive would commence in all provinces on Friday and Minister Mohammad Asif Rahimi asked the people to bring their animals to

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Karakul sheep increase in number in Jawzjan province

According to livestock officials, as many as 300,000 Karakul sheep are found in Jawzjan province. Owed to the suitable weather conditions and improvement in the feed, Karakul sheep has increased from 200,000 to 300,000 this year. Livestock officials Abdul Ahad

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Afghan women’s handicraft business goes bankrupt in Badakhshan

Dozens of Afghan women’s handicraft businesses have gone bankrupt in Badakhshan due to lack of a market for their products. Badakhshan’s women activists have warned that many businesswomen will lose their jobs if the government does not address the issue

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Nearly 20,000 animals hit by drought in Nimroz province

The prolonged dry weather has hit the livestock of thousands of households in the Kang district of southwestern Nimroz province where the dwellers rely mostly on agriculture and livestock for living. Every livestock had lost 80-90% animals, including sheep and

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Dairy and milk collection center established in Maidan Wardak

Funded by the Turkish government, a dairy and milk collection center has been established in Maidan Wardak province at a cost of USD 137,000. Spokesperson to the governor, Ataullah Khogiyani, said the center consists of 9 rooms and is equipped

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Panjwai District Leaders Host Agricultural Training and Outreach for Farmers

Belambai villagers received agricultural training from the District Agricultural, Irrigation, and Livestock (DAIL) program in Panjwai district, Kandahar province, Feb. 18. DAIL representative Mohammed Wali and a Belambai school teacher Azad Khan taught 60 villagers fertilization, seeding and soil techniques.

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New Land Registration System to Enhance Transparency in Afghanistan

Land rights in Afghanistan are governed by overlapping and conflicting legal systems – informal systems, civil law, traditional practices, and municipal regulations. In many parts of the country, informal occupation of land brought about by conflict and displacement has further

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ANA lead veterinary training, treat livestock in Ghorak District

GHORAK DISTRICT, Afghanistan – Afghan National Army Special Forces (ANASF) hosted a veterinary outreach event in Ghorak district, Kandahar province, Jan. 31 – Feb. 1. ANASF, district Afghan Local Police and Afghan Uniformed Police members trained approximately 20 villagers and

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Hidden casualties of Afghan war: nomadic farmers adopt more settled life

The Guardian- By Hemma Graham-Harrison Former nomad Gul Mohammad has not taken to a settled life. “I live in a jail now,” the 45-year-old said, gazing out despondently at a livestock market from a breeze-block shed that doubles as a

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Snowfall causing problems to the livestock in Baghlan

The livestock in Baghlan are faced with serious problems caused by the constant snowfall and the cold weather. Livestock owners mainly the nomads said that snow has covered all the pastures. Many of the herds of those who live on

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Standardizing agriculture system in Balkh province of Afghanistan

About 200 farmers in the North of Afghanistan are provided with small-sized tractors and are trained in operating the vehicles. The farmers are happy about using tractors on their fields and are finding them more efficient and economical compared to

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Bribes to customs officials cause prices of sacrificial animals to skyrocket-Afghan merchants

Afghan livestock merchants in eastern Nangarhar province have accused border officials for demanding backhander from traders, as a result of which the prices of sacrificial animals have shot up. According to one buyer, the price of an ox was around

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