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    Agriculture

    Improved seeds spur hope for higher wheat yield

    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.



    Agriculture

    Work on canal, irrigation projects begins

    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.



    Business & Economics,Agriculture

    Wheat seeds being distributed to farmers

    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.



    Governance,Agriculture

    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.



    Agriculture

    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.



    Agriculture

    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.



    Agriculture

    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.



    Agriculture

    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.



    Agriculture

    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.