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Afghanistan to become self-sufficient in wheat production by 2020

According to Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, Afghanistan is set to become self-sufficient in wheat production by 2020. Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, Mir Amanuddin Haidari, said the draft strategy and policy for grain production in the

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10% increase in Samangan’s wheat production meets local demands

The agriculture department in northern Samangan province has registered a 10% increase in wheat production this year. The province has produced 102,000 tons of wheat this year which can meet demand of the province. According to Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN),

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Herat farmers to receive improved seeds and fertilizers

Cooperative societies would distribute 152 tons of wheat seed and 456 tons of fertilizers to farmers in Herat this month. Growers of the provincial capital and 15 districts would receive the aid to help boost wheat production. According to Pajhwok

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Wheat yield at its record high in Baghlan this year

Baghlan has witnessed a significant increase in its wheat yield both from its rainfed and irrigated lands this year. Agriculture and Livestock officials in Baghlan province have confirmed the boost in wheat yield and said that wheat production from rainfed

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Price of wheat jumps up in Jawzjan due to a decline in yield

Wheat price has soared in Jawzjan province due to a decline in wheat yield due to lack of rains and snowfall in the winter. According to the Pajhwok Afghan News, per seven kilograms of wheat cost 130 AFN in 2013,

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Wheat yield rises in Paktia this year due to timely rainfall

Paktia farmers are witnessing an increase in their wheat production due to abundant rain. Compared to 3,000 tons of wheat produced in 2012, this year’s yield stands at 4,500 tons in the province. According to the Pajhwok Afghan News, a

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