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First-ever rice mill inaugurated in Nangarhar

The first-ever rice mill was officially inaugurated in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday. A local company, Sami Ibrahim Construction, has invested USD 1.5mn in the building of the factory, with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) bearing 15%

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15% boost in rice yield in Takhar province

Officials of Agriculture and Livestock Department in Takhar province have reported that the farmers have expected a 15% rise in rice yield. Head of the department Sayed Ahmad Musamim attributed the high yield to the abundance of water available for

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Laghman cultivates more vegetables today than before

Many Laghman farmers are switching to cultivating a variety of vegetables as an alternative to poppy cultivation. “We produce more vegetables today than before,” said Laghman’s director of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock Mohammad Ismail Daulatzai. Farmers are also experiencing with

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Increase in Kunduz rice yield

Owing to the favorable climatic conditions in various districts of Kunduz along with sufficient water and trained growers, rice production increase by 54,000 tons this year. Last year, farmers harvested 322,000 tons of rice from 73,000 hectares of land, while

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