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Afghan government to launch 5-year plan for saffron development

The Afghan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) will launch a 5-year plan for countrywide development of saffron cultivation and harvest in the next year. Ministry’s spokesperson Lutfullah Rashid said the plan involved establishment of two laboratories for saffron

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Saffron production up by 17% in Afghanistan

Saffron production in Afghanistan has increased by 17%, according to Afghan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL). Afghanistan has produced 4,675 of saffron this year compared to last year’s 4,000kg with majority of the spice grown in western Herat

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Afghan women’s income improves with increase in saffron yield

Women in northern Jawzjan province have witnessed a considerable increase in their income with three-fold increase in saffron yield. According to Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN), saffron corms were distributed to 200 farmers, including 125 women, as a pilot project in

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Distribution of saffron corms to farmers in Samangan province

 The agriculture department in Samangan province has distributed 200kg saffron corms to eight farmers to grow in their fields and test the productivity. Noor Mohammad, Head of the agriculture department, said the Red Crescent Society had initiated the project of

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Saffron to become a countrywide crop in Afghanistan

The Afghan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL)plans to distribute saffron bulbs to farmers in all 34 provinces of Afghanistan. This comes as Afghan farmers have urged the government to support the expansion of saffron cultivation in the country.

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Afghan women engaged in saffron business

Negin Saffron is the brand name and registered trademark of The Afghan Women’s Saffron Association (AWSA), which is an umbrella organization of several women, that led saffron growers and processers in the Herat province. AWSA consist of over 1000 of

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Saffron Suits Helmand’s Climate

Trials over the past year to grow saffron in Helmand province have proved successful with the province’s climate suiting the plant well, the provincial director of the Department of Agriculture, Obaidullah Ahmadzai, said. The scheme also included some training for

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Saffron Suits Helmand's Climate

Trials over the past year to grow saffron in Helmand province have proved successful with the province’s climate suiting the plant well, the provincial director of the Department of Agriculture, Obaidullah Ahmadzai, said. The scheme also included some training for

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