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    Kunduz farmers get soybean seeds

    KABUL (PAN): Soybean seeds would be freely distributed to farmers in northern Kunduz province to deal with the problem of malnutrition among children, officials said on Friday.



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    ADF opens office in Bamyan to assist farmers

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN): The Agriculture Development Fund (ADF), an initiative of the Agriculture Ministry, on Thursday opened its office in central Bamyan province, an official said.



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    Afghanistan exports above 4 tonnes saffron last year: Rahimi

    KABUL (PAN): Claiming increase in saffron cultivation in Afghanistan, the agriculture minister said on Friday more than four tonnes of saffron were exported last year.



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    Taliban eradicate poppies in Kunar

    JALALABAD (PAN): Taliban insurgents have started a poppy-eradicating campaign in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Nimroz livestock farmers hit by drought

    ZARANJ (PAN): Thousands of household animals have died as a result of drought that hit agricultural lands in the Kang district of southwestern Nimroz province, residents and officials said on Thursday.



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    IFAD pledges $58m in aid to Afghanistan

    KABUL (PAN): The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) would provide $58 million in aid to Afghanistan over the next six years for an agriculture project to improve food security, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said on Tuesday.



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    Baghlan fish-farming project completed

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A fish farm was built and work on an irrigation project launched in northern Baghlan province on Thursday, officials said.



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    Spring tree plantation drive launched in Andar

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): About 5,2800 seedlings would be planted as part of a spring tree plantation drive that got underway in the Andar district of southern Ghazni province on Thursday, an official said.



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    Vegetable cultivation on the rise in Laghman

     JALALABAD (PAN): The cultivation of vegetables in the eastern province of Laghman has been increased over the past few years, an official said on Tuesday.



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    Helmand begins spring tree-plantation drive

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Governor Mohammad Naeem on Wednesday inaugurated a spring tree-plantation drive aimed at growing this year 550 ornamental grass nurseries, including 350 in Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand province.