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Agriculture projects shut down due to budget deficit problems

Several major development projects in the agriculture sector have been shut down due to the current revenue deficit at the Ministry of Finance (MoF). Agriculture, Irrigation & Livestock Minister Mohammad Asif Rahimi said major saffron development projects, irrigation and forest

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Kabul to witness 300 agriculture projects

The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock has planned 300 projects that would be launched in Kabul during the current year. Costing more than USD 15mn, the projects include food security, animal husbandry, natural resources and an improved irrigation system,

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Paktika farmers call on government for saffron cultivation training

Paktika farmers want to switch to growing saffron as the best alternative to the illicit crop, poppy. The farmers are seeking the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock to provide saffron seeds and training programs for them. The province offers

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Government development packages dedicated to districts in Afghanistan

Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Counter Narcotics and Minister of Rural Development are jointly releasing development packages to a number of districts in Afghanistan. District of Bahsood in Nangarhar, Kaama, Kashm, and a number of regions in Balkh and Parwan

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Govt Distributes 65,000kg In Saffron Plants

The Afghan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock will distribute 65,000 kilograms of saffron to Afghan farmers, the head of the Saffron Department, Mohammad Mohmand, told TOLOnews. The Ministry plans to buy saffron plants from farmers with surplus saffron on

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Fruit garden projects in pipeline in Samangan

The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock plans to create hundreds of new fruit gardens in northern Samangan province, to help enhance economic conditions of the people, officials said on Saturday. The cash-crop gardens would be established over 250 acres

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