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1,500 gardeners receive vegetable seeds

1,500 gardeners receive vegetable seeds

Jan 07, 2012 - 19:57

SHARAN (PAN): The International Cooperation Organization (ICO) distributed seeds, including onion and grass, to nearly 1,500 gardeners in southeastern Paktika province, an official said on Saturday.

The aid was estimated at 5 million afghanis, with each gardener receiving seeds worth 3,000 afghanis ($60.9756), an ICO official, Naimatullah Shabri, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He said the assistance was distributed to gardeners free of cost, adding the aim was to enhance vegetable production in the province.