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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.


    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.


    Agriculture warehouse opens in Takhar

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


    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.


    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.

    Business & Economics,Agriculture

    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.


    Kunduz sees bumper watermelon crop

    KUNDUZ CITY/SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A remarkable increase was seen in watermelon production in northern Kunduz province this year when the crop was damaged by flies in Jawzjan province, growers and officials said on Saturday.


    Exhibition of agro products held in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): An exhibition showcasing agricultural products was held in Kabul on Sunday to marketing and increasing growers’ capacity, an official sad.