English | دری

WB funds renovation of agriculture research farm in Helmand

in Afghan Business

WB funds renovation of agriculture research farm in Helmand

An agricultural research farm in Helmand province is being renovated at a total cost of USD 35mn.

Funded by the World Bank, the Bolan Research Farm is located in Lashkargah, the provincial capital.

The research farm was founded 52 years ago and has developed different types of fruit orchards and trial plots for wheat crops and improved seeds production on 13 acres of land.

Addressing the inaugural ceremony on Thursday, Agriculture Director Hafizullah Shah Noori said the project also included fruit storage and processing facilities and improving vegetable seeds and fruit seeds.

A retaining wall around the 141.5-acre farm, water wells, four canals, 30 water regulatory gates, and graveling of roads inside the farm would also be established in one year.


Related Articles

Afghanistan, Japan sign USD 20mn non-project grant agreement

The Japanese government donated USD 20mn aid to the Afghan government in response to the urgent request from the Government

iLabs in Afghanistan

By: Said Marjan Zazai The concept of technology innovation lab was first introduced in Afghanistan in 2012 by Internews. They

Improved security boosts transport revenue in Helmand

According to Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN), the Helmand Transport Department has reported a revenue increase of 44% during the current

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Your e-mail address will not be published.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*

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.