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Agriculture

State land in Nangarhar to be retaken

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23 Dec 2014
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 3,000 acres of land close to the irrigation department in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, is occupied by grabbers, officials said on Tuesday.
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Taliban aiding Helmand poppy growers

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23 Dec 2014
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Police officials in southern Helmand province on Tuesday accused militants and some tribal elders of encouraging farmers to cultivate the illicit poppy crop.
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Women to benefit from agriculture programme

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22 Dec 2014
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): With the distribution of refined seeds and special tents for cultivating vegetables in the winter season, up to 3,000 women in northern Faryab province would benefit from the programme, officials said.
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445 greenhouses being set up in north

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20 Dec 2014
KABUL (Pajhwok): As part of the National Horticulture and Livestock Project, 445 greenhouses are being established for more than 100 women in five provinces, an official said on Saturday.
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Baghlan factory produces 570 tonnes of sugar

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19 Dec 2014
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The Baghlan Sugar Mills produced 570 tonnes of sugar during the current year, the same level as achieved in 2013, a senior official said on Friday.
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Essential services urged for farm products

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15 Dec 2014
KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 100,000 acres of gardens have been rebuilt and 10,000 more acres created in the last decade in Afghanistan, the deputy minister of agriculture, irrigation and livestock said on Monday.
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Wardak apple yield down, wheat up

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15 Dec 2014
MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): The apple crop production has dropped while wheat harvest yield has markedly increased in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Monday.
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Projects worth 32m afs executed in Bamyan

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15 Dec 2014
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): More than 3,000 families would benefit from several development projects that were recently inaugurated in central Bamyan province, an official said on Monday.
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Wheat seeds being distributed to farmers

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11 Dec 2014
QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): The Agriculture Department in northwestern Badghis province has started distributing 210 tonnes of improved wheat seeds to 4,200 farmers, officials said on Thursday.
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Wheat seeds being distributed to farmers

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11 Dec 2014
QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): The Agriculture Department in northwestern Badghis province has started distributing 210 tonnes of improved wheat seeds to 4,200 farmers, officials said on Thursday.
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Apricot, apple yield down by 65pc in Nirkh

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11 Dec 2014
MAIDAN SHARH (Pajhwok): The production of apricot and apples has decreased by 65 percent in the Nirkh district of central Maidan Wardak province this solar year, officials said on Thursday.
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No check on smuggling of banned herb

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09 Dec 2014
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): The Agriculture Department on Tuesday accused police of negligence in preventing illegal harvest of a banned herb in northern Takhar province and its smuggling to Pakistan.
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Improved seeds spur hope for higher wheat yield

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09 Dec 2014
KHOST CITY/GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Officials hoped on Monday for a bumper wheat crop next season following distribution of 155 tonnes of improved seeds to farmers by the agriculture department of southeastern Paktika province.
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Work on canal, irrigation projects begins

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04 Dec 2014
FAIZABAD/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The reconstruction of a canal and asphalting of a road in the northern part of the country would benefit the people in agriculture and transportation sectors, officials said on Thursday.
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Wheat seeds being distributed to farmers

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30 Nov 2014
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The agriculture department in northwestern Faryab province has started distributing 300 tonnes of refined wheat seeds to 6,000 farmers, officials said on Sunday.
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Afghanistan needs green revolution: Massoud

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20 Nov 2014
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.
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Japan’s project to boost Afghan livestock

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19 Nov 2014
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.
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Kabul, Delhi agree on agro sector cooperation

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31 Oct 2014
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.
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Kunduz dried fruit business picking up

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21 Oct 2014
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.
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Ghazni wheat yield increases by 12pc

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16 Oct 2014
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Wheat production has increased by 12 percent in southern Ghazni province, the director of agriculture said on Thursday.
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