by Wadsam | March 13, 2012 8:04 pm
Funded by the World Bank, the agri project was estimated to cost $11,061.9 (550,000 afs), largely aimed at promoting gardening and uplifting economic status of local farmers.
Meanwhile, Majeedullah Khair Khwa, an agriculture department official, said the proposed fruit gardens included apple, almond, grape, cherry, apricot, peach and plum.
He added an amount of 8,000 afghanis would be spent on each acre of garden, while farmers contributing 1,700 afs.
Abdul Aziz, a gardener in the Charmagar area on the outskirts of Aibak, confirmed receiving almond saplings, saying he planted the trees in coordination with agriculture officials.
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