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    Agriculture

    Sari Pul lacks irrigation water, school buildings

    SARI PUL CITY (PAN): Residents of northern Sari Pul province on Monday said they have been facing numerous problems due to lack irrigation water and education facilities.



    Agriculture

    Barikab declared first agro-economic zone

    KABUL (PAN): Barikab district was selected as a first-ever agricultural economic zone project in the country in a move that would boost Afghanistan’s exports by 40 percent, officials said on Wednesday.



    Agriculture

    Uruzgan farmers get wheat seeds, fertiliser

    TIRINKOT (PAN): The process of distributing improved wheat seeds and chemical fertiliser to 3,000 farmers was set in motion in central Uruzgan province on Monday, officials said.



    Agriculture

    3-day agro exhibitions begins in Bamyan

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN): A three-day exhibition of agricultural and dairy products began in the central province of Bamyan on Sunday, officials said. The initiative is aimed at finding market for these products.



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    3-fold increase in Takhar onion yield

    TALOQAN (PAN): The onion production in northern Takhar province registered a three-fold increase in 2013, compared with last year’s yield, earning farmers more than 560 million afghanis (about $5 million).



    Agriculture

    Strategic grain reserve inaugurated in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): The World Food Programme (WFP) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation & Livestock on Tuesday inaugurated Afghanistan’s first Strategic Grain Reserve (SGR) in Kabul.



    Agriculture

    Jujube production jumps 3-fold in Farah

    FARAH CITY (PAN): Jujube production has jumped three-fold in western Farah province this year, compared to last year’s yield, an official and orchard owners said on Tuesday.



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    Kunduz grape yield up by 70pc, says official

    KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Kunduz produced more than 2,600 tonnes of grapes worth over 159 million afghanis and exported to other provinces and foreigner countries this year, officials said on Monday.



    Agriculture

    Agri, livestock projects in Helmand on the cards

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Agriculture and livestock projects would be launched at a cost of 115 million afghanis over the next three months in southern Helmand province, an official announced on Monday.



    Agriculture

    Wheat yield doubles in Badghis

    HERAT CITY (PAN): Wheat production in northwestern Badghis province has more than doubled this year, compared to the 2012 yield, an official said on Sunday.