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    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.



    Agriculture

    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.



    Agriculture

    Agriculture warehouse opens in Takhar

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



    Agriculture

    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.



    Agriculture

    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.