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    Afghanistan needs green revolution: Massoud

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President’s special representative on reforms and good governance Ahmad Zia Massoud said on Thursday Afghanistan would become self-reliant in agriculture over the next five to 10 years.


    Japan’s project to boost Afghan livestock

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Japanese government on Wednesday announced a new project to boost resilience and livelihoods of livestock farmers in Afghanistan through UN’s technical assistance and in collaboration with the Afghan government.


    Kabul, Delhi agree on agro sector cooperation

    NEW DELHI (Pajhwok): Afghanistan's Ambassador Shaida Mohammad Abdali, at a meeting with Indian Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, was assured of all cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.

    Business & Economics,Agriculture

    Kunduz dried fruit business picking up

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Dried fruit exports from northern Kunduz province have fallen, but the business has started picking up after the new government’s installation, officials said on Tuesday.


    Ghazni wheat yield increases by 12pc

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Wheat production has increased by 12 percent in southern Ghazni province, the director of agriculture said on Thursday.


    Kunduz pistachio yield up by 300 tonnes

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Pistachio production increased by 300 tonnes this year in northern Kunduz province as compared to last year’s harvest, an official said on Thursday.


    Cold storage facilities inaugurated in Paktia

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Export activity is likely with the construction of more cold storage facilities in southeastern Paktia province, the director of agriculture said on Tuesday.


    Jawzjan grape yield hits all-time high

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Grape yield in northern Jawzjan province has hit an all-time high, with exports to Central Asia accounting for about 500 million afghanis, officials said.  


    Apiculture training to spur honey production

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Abdul Ghani Sharaf, a resident of northern Balkh province, has switched to the beekeeping industry after nine years of owning a seeds company.  

    Business & Economics,Agriculture

    Kandahar exports melons worth $4 million

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Kandahar Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) claimed on Monday exporting melons worth $4 million to various countries this year.