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    Cold storage facility being built in Nangarhar

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Foundation stone for building of a large cold storage vegetables facility worth 160 million afghanis had been laid in Jalalabad, the capital city of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said Sunday.



    Business & Economics,Agriculture

    Takhar honey production declines

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Despite a drastic production fall, the market value of honey remains unaffected in northern Takhar province, officials said on Sunday.



    Agriculture

    32 irrigation networks to be constructed

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) on Wednesday inked a contract with private companies for 32 irrigation networks costing $214 million, officials said.



    Agriculture

    Climate change affects various sectors: NEPA

    KABUL (PAN): A fresh report from the National Environment Protection Agency (NEPA) of Afghanistan on Sunday said climate change had drastically affected water resources, forests, pastures, agriculture, health, energy and biological diversity in the country.



    Agriculture

    Conference on saffron cultivation begins

    HERAT CITY (PAN): A three-day conference on saffron cultivation and encouraging its trade, featuring experts from neighbouring countries, began in western Herat province on Monday.



    Business & Economics,Agriculture

    Paktia apple gardeners seek access to market

    GARDEZ (PAN): A number of apple orchard owners in southeastern Paktia province on Wednesday complained they sold the fruit each time for a very low price in the absence of a proper market.



    Business & Economics,Agriculture

    Paktia apple gardeners seek access to market

    GARDEZ (PAN): A number of apple orchard owners in southeastern Paktia province on Wednesday complained they sold the fruit each time for a very low rate in the absence of a proper market.



    Agriculture

    Farmers demand saffron cultivation training

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Demanding saffron cultivation training, farmers say they will grow the lucrative crop next year because pilot projects had positive results in southern Ghazni province.



    Agriculture

    Herat growers to get wheat seed, fertilisers

    HERAT CITY (PAN): As many as 6,000 farmers in western Herat provinces would receive improved wheat seed and chemical fertilisers, an agricultural official promised on Tuesday.



    Reconstruction,Agriculture

    ERC ready to deal with winter disasters

    KABUL (PAN): The Emergency Response Committee (ERC) on Saturday said two million individuals would be vulnerable to winter calamities, asserting its readiness to deal with possible disasters.