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    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.



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    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.



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    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.



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    Agriculture warehouse opens in Takhar

    TALOQAN (PAN): An agriculture warehouse was inaugurated in northeastern Takhar province on Wednesday, an official said.



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    WB to provide over $74m for AAIP

    KABUL (PAN): The World Bank (WB) would grant $74.7 million to the Afghanistan Agricultural Input Project (AAIP) for maintaining food security in the country, officials said on Wednesday.



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    Animal brucellosis vaccination drive begins

    KABUL (PAN): A vaccination campaign against the brucellosis disease in animals was launched by the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) across the country on Thursday, officials said.



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    Population of Karakul sheep increases

    SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Officials in northern Jawzjan province said on Saturday the number of Karakul sheep had increased with change in weather conditions.



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    Kandahar gardeners eye foreign market for berries

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Orchard owners have reported an increased yield of berries in southern Kandahar province this year, linking the hike to timely rains and an absence of crop diseases. They expect a huge quantity of berries being exported to foreign countries.



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    Lower yield sends wheat price soaring

    SHEBERGHAN (PAN): A decline in wheat production this year has sent prices soaring in northern Jawzjan province, officials said on Sunday.