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    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.


    Samangan almond yield falls considerably

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Almond yield has considerably decreased as a result of severe cold last winter in northern Samangan province, inflicting huge losses on growers, an official said on Sunday.


    Balkh agriculture dept out to reclaim lost land

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Land measuring 85 acres belonging to the provincial Agriculture and Livestock Department of northern Balkh province has been unlawfully seized, the department head complained on Monday.


    Khost traders say in dire need of warehouses

    KHOST (Pajhwok): Because of lack of warehouses, agricultural products are decomposed in hot weather in southeastern Khost province that usually inflicted financial losses on traders, businessmen said.