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Agriculture

Mechanism to deal with droughts being evolved

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Feb 24, 2015 - 19:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): With drought gripping at least 160 districts in the country, the government is working on a mechanism to reach out to the hardest-hit areas with relief activities, said the president’s special representative on good governance and reforms on Tuesday.
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Tajikistan to buy Takhar seedlings in large quantity

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Feb 24, 2015 - 17:56
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Hundreds of thousands of fruit and ornamental tree seedlings are to be exported to neighbouring Tajikistan from northern Takhar province this year, an official said on Tuesday. Agriculture and Livestock director Mohammad Salim...
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1 million saplings to be planted in Kabul

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Feb 24, 2015 - 17:41
KABUL (Pajhwok): As saplings plantation campaign has been underway in parts of the country, an official of the environment protection agency said on Tuesday that his department was all set to plant one million trees in the capital Kabul from tomorrow (Wednesday).
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Officials allowed us to grow poppy: Helmand farmers

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Feb 23, 2015 - 17:55
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Farmers claim local officials have allowed them to cultivate poppy crops in their fields in return for money in southern Helmand province, the world’s leading opium producing region.
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Long draught leads to decline in wheat crop

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Feb 23, 2015 - 17:38
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): The long spell of draught forced farmers not to cultivate wheat on their 10,000 hectares of land in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Monday.
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Nimroz spring plantation drive kicked-off

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Feb 16, 2015 - 17:22
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The spring tree plantation campaign began officially in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on Monday
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Spring tree plantation drive kicks off in Nangarhar

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Feb 07, 2015 - 15:24
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): With the arrival of spring , a tree plantation drive in eastern Nangarhar province was kicked off on Saturday, with the governor urging people to pay special attention to protect the environment.
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200 raisin-processing plants being installed in 9 provinces

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Feb 03, 2015 - 14:55
KABUL (Pajhwok): Up to 200 raisin-processing plants will be installed in nine provinces under the Agriculture Ministry’s National Horticulture and Livestock Project (NHLP), officials said on Tuesday.
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Badghis pistachio jungle in thick of deforestation

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Jan 26, 2015 - 17:18
QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): The deforestation of a pistachio jungle in northwestern Badghis province is underway at the hands of local groups but security forces are unable to control the situation in the militancy-plagued area.
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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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