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    5,000 acres of land cleared of locusts

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): Around 5,000 acres of land have been cleared of locusts in northern Samangan province, an official said on Wednesday.


    Kunduz livestock sector improved remarkably

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The livestock sector has witnessed remarkable improvement in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Sunday.


    Volunteers launch cleaning of vital Ghor canal

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Backed by officials of the irrigation department, volunteers in the central Ghor province on Wednesday started joint efforts to clean the vital canal to ensure uninterrupted water flow to irrigate the fields, an official said.


    3 million trees planted in 3 years in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Kabul Municipality has so far planted nearly three million trees during the past three years in central Kabul province, an official said on Thursday.

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    Hundreds of orchards being planted in Paktia

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Hundreds of fruit orchards would be planted in the capital and districts of southeastern Paktia province during the first months of this solar year, an official said on Sunday.


    Security organs asked to check deforestation

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Governor Abdul Jabbar Naeemi on Tuesday asked security organs to play an effective role in stopping deforestation in southeastern Khost province.

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    Insiders involved in grabbing govt land

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Canalisation Department in eastern Nangarhar province says its own security apparatus is directly involved in illegal occupation of the department’s land.


    Over 10m saplings to be planted in Bamyan

    BAMYAN (Pajhwok): More than 10 million fruits-bearing and others saplings would be planted under the “Green Evolution Programme” in central Bamyan province, an official said on Thursday.


    Wheat cultivated on 100,000 hectares in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Wheat has been cultivated on 100,000 hectares of land this year in southern Helmand province, agriculture department officials said on Sunday.