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    Helmand farmers given subsidised generators (Video)

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Farmers who shunned poppies and planted other cash crops were given s



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    Samangan farmers fear locust attack

    AIBAK (PAN): Farmers in northern Samangan Province fear a possible locust attack on their farms, but agriculture officials say they will ward off the threat after surveying vulnerable areas.



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    Agricultural equip distributed among farmers (Video)

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Agricultural equipment including saws, scissors, and shovels were distribute



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    US-supported Pack House privatised

    KABUL (PAN):  The US-supported Surkhrod Pack House in eastern Nangarhar province, the first of its kind in Afghanistan, was privatised on Thursday to ensure its long-term operation.



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    Green Afghanistan Campaign launched

    KABUL (PAN): A media group has launched the Green Afghanistan Campaign with support from the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL).



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    1,000 domestic animals lost to Kunduz snowfall

    KUNDUZ (PAN): Up to 1,000 domestic animals were lost to recent heavy snowfall and avalanches in northern Kunduz province, but affected families are yet to be assisted, residents said on Thursday.



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    Afghanistan imports 68pc of dairy products

    KABUL (PAN): Nearly 4.5 million tonnes of dairy products are imported annually into Afghanistan, where 85 percent of the population is dependent on agriculture and livestock, an official said.



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    Agriculture ministry awarded $37m contracts (Video)

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministries of Finance and Agriculture have signed three contracts for



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    Agriculture ministry awarded $37m contracts

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministries of Finance and Agriculture have signed three contracts for agricultural projects worth $37 million (1.8 afghanis), to be executed this year.



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    Afghanistan to meet 40pc of fish demand

    KABUL (PAN):  Fish-starved Afghanistan, confident of meeting 40 percent of its demand, is trying to be self-sufficient in the next decade, eventually slashing imports.