English | دری

Balkh Sees Significant Hike In Sesame & Linseed Production

in Afghan Business

Balkh Sees Significant Hike In Sesame & Linseed Production

Office of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock in Balkh have reported about significant increase in the production of sesame and linseed in the province. 

According to the officials, sesame production has gone up by 46% abc linseed had ginger up by 28%.

This year, the farmers have collected 11,239 tons of linseed from 13,223 hectares of land and 3,243 tons of sesame from 4,700 hectares of land. 

“Sesame and linseed are the top oil producing products of Balkh,” said Zabiullah Zobeen, head of agriculture department in Balkh. 

The official cited continuous rainfall, support from the government and distribution of modified eggs to the farmers as the main reasons behind the hike in the production of sesame and linseed. 


Tags assigned to this article:
linseed AfghanistanSesame Afghanistan

Related Articles

Afghan entrepreneurs call for strategic reserves to help check prices

The Afghan entrepreneurs’ body urged the government to establish strategic reserves to help check prices of commodities that are witnessing

President Ghani approves National Export Strategy

Afghanistan’s High Economic Council (HEC), chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, on 3 April endorsed a National Export Strategy (NES),

Ministry of Public Works signs MoU with DFID on road maintenance

A MoU of worth USD 6mn was signed Tuesday between the Ministry of Public Works and the Department for International

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*