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    Tree plantation drive kicks off in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The governor has inaugurated a spring tree-plantation drive in southern Helmand province. The campaign also involves developing thousands of nurseries, his office said on Saturday.



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    Pakistan to speed up projects in Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Islamabad has directed relevant departments to speed up work on Pakistan-funded projects in Afghanistan, a report said on Friday.



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    1.3m saplings to be planted in Farah

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Agriculture officials said on Saturday they planned planting 1.3 million trees, including fruit-bearing saplings, in western Farah province as part of next solar year’s spring plantation campaign.



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    700 cold storages, 5 slaughter houses on cards

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock said on Saturday it was constructing five slaughter houses and 700 cold storage facilities for storing onions in various parts of the country.



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    Cold storage facility being built in Nangarhar

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Foundation stone for building of a large cold storage vegetables facility worth 160 million afghanis had been laid in Jalalabad, the capital city of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said Sunday.



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    Takhar honey production declines

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Despite a drastic production fall, the market value of honey remains unaffected in northern Takhar province, officials said on Sunday.



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    32 irrigation networks to be constructed

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) on Wednesday inked a contract with private companies for 32 irrigation networks costing $214 million, officials said.



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    Climate change affects various sectors: NEPA

    KABUL (PAN): A fresh report from the National Environment Protection Agency (NEPA) of Afghanistan on Sunday said climate change had drastically affected water resources, forests, pastures, agriculture, health, energy and biological diversity in the country.



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    Conference on saffron cultivation begins

    HERAT CITY (PAN): A three-day conference on saffron cultivation and encouraging its trade, featuring experts from neighbouring countries, began in western Herat province on Monday.



    Business & Economics,Agriculture

    Paktia apple gardeners seek access to market

    GARDEZ (PAN): A number of apple orchard owners in southeastern Paktia province on Wednesday complained they sold the fruit each time for a very low price in the absence of a proper market.