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Agriculture

Irrigation tools distributed to farmers in northeast

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Jan 24, 2015 - 15:46
KABUL (Pajhwok): As many as 370 sets of irrigation tools, including water tanks, pipes and water pumps, were distributed to orchard owners in northeastern provinces, an official said on Saturday.
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278 greenhouses constructed for women in north

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Jan 18, 2015 - 13:43
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock has constructed 278 small greenhouses for women to improve their economy in northeastern provinces of the country, officials said on Sunday.
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1,668 women benefit from poultry project in north

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Jan 12, 2015 - 12:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): As many as 1,668 women have been imparted poultry training and assisted with hens and birdseeds in four districts of northern provinces, agriculture ministry officials said.
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74 greenhouses for women built in east

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Jan 06, 2015 - 16:58
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) have built 74 small greenhouses for women in three eastern provinces to grow vegetables in winter, an official said on Tuesday. Established under the ministry’s National...
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Beneficiaries dote on NHLP, want it expanded

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Dec 27, 2014 - 16:22
KABUL (Pajhwok): Farmers, orchard and livestock owners in many parts of the country have welcomed an ongoing project initiated by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock and have demanded its expansion. The ministry launched the National...
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State land in Nangarhar to be retaken

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Dec 23, 2014 - 18:00
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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Dec 23, 2014 - 16:29
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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Dec 22, 2014 - 10:13
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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Dec 20, 2014 - 20:10
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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Dec 19, 2014 - 14:10
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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Dec 15, 2014 - 19:04
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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Dec 15, 2014 - 16:36
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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Dec 15, 2014 - 16:10
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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Dec 11, 2014 - 16:52
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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Dec 11, 2014 - 15:37
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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Dec 09, 2014 - 16:16
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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Dec 09, 2014 - 14:21
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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Dec 04, 2014 - 18:58
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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Nov 30, 2014 - 12:17
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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Nov 20, 2014 - 20:08
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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