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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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Two-fold increase in wheat yield in Farah province

Wheat production in Farah province this year has doubled, according to the provincial department of agriculture and livestock. Eng. Abdul Manan Mateen, head of the agriculture department, linked the increase in wheat yield to sufficient rainfall and good quality wheat

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Farah revenue up by 65% in the current solar year

The revenue department of Farah has recorded a total revenue of 4.62bn AFN, showing a 65% increase over last year. The Afghan Finance Ministry had set a target of 3.407bn for the 1394 solar year for Farah, but the provincial

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Development projects in Farah province benefit over 800 families

The National Solidarity Program (NSP) of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) have completed uplift projects in Lash wa Jowin and Sheb Koh districts of Farah province. The uplift projects are implemented at a total cost of 2,910,000

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Farah witnesses a remarkable increase in jujube yield this year

Farah orchard owners are experiencing a tremendous hike in jujube production. With 950 hectares of land producing 1,187 tons of jujubes, the production has jumped three-fold this year in the province. The fruit is widely produced in Andar Dara, Pusht

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Farah province exports 250,000 tons of watermelons

Watermelon exports to different parts of Afghanistan and neighboring countries have earned Farah province one billion Afghanis in revenue. Agriculture department official, Mohammad Jafar Kazimi, said the farmers could not export much of their watermelons due to lack of markets;

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Afghan Finance Ministry allocates USD 1mn for designing Bakhshabad dam

Farah Governor Mohammad Akram Khpelwak said the Finance Minister has allocated USD 1mn for a detailed design of the Bakhshabad dam in Farah province. According to the Governor, the contract for designing the dam was signed last month with a

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Farah DAIL Completes Greenhouse Build

By Mathew Stroup- Afghan Review FARAH CITY, Afghanistan – The head of the Farah Directorate of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, Abdul Manan Matin, announced the completion of a demonstration greenhouse project at a ceremony at his facilities in Farah City

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