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Afghan farmers demand saffron cultivation training after successful pilot projects

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Afghan farmers demand saffron cultivation training after successful pilot projects

saffronFarmers in Ghazni have demanded training in saffron cultivation after obtaining positive results from last year’s pilot projects.

The farmers found the crop business lucrative and have called on the government to provide them further information on how to cultivate and protect the crop.

Meanwhile, Agriculture Director Sultan Hussain Abasyar said the agriculture department would distribute 400 booklets with detailed information on method of cultivating the crop.

He added training courses would be organized to educate farmers on saffron cultivation that is seen as the best alternative to poppy crops.



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